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1. A New Heritage of Frustrations A New Heritage of Frustrations November 24, 2013 Article summarizes the current state of the 18th & Vine Jazz District redevelopment plan and problems that have held back its progress. Emanuel Cleaver, Ollie Gates, Troy Schulte, and other interested...

2. A New Home for Black Archives A New Home for Black Archives January 3, 2011 The newly renovated Parks and Recreation building, the former Parade Park Maintenance Building at 1722 E. 17th Terrace in the 18th and Vine district, has been completed for the home of the Black Archives...

3. American Jazz Museum: Celebrating 10 Years of History American Jazz Museum: Celebrating 10 Years of History September 7-13, 2007 A special supplement to the Kansas City Call containing a series of short articles about the 10th anniversary of the American Jazz Museum and the redevelopment of the 18th and Vine area. The museum opened...

4. Ballplayers, Celebrities Gather for Opening of Negro Leagus Baseball Museum Ballplayers, Celebrities Gather for Opening of Negro Leagus Baseball Museum November/6-12/1997 Details the events surrounding the opening of the museum, located in the 18th and Vine district.

5. Beat Goes On in Jazz District Beat Goes On in Jazz District October 22, 2004 Article with illustrations concerning work that is to begin soon on three projects in the second phase of the redevelopment plan for the 18th and Vine area. The three projects include 78 apartments and...

6. Beatin' the Heat Beatin' the Heat May 20-26, 2004 Article describes the author's visit to the Mutual Musicians Foundation, at 1823 Highland. In 2004, the building is host to all night jam sessions on Friday and Saturday nights.

7. Black Archives Seeks to Continue Momentum of Jazz District with Revival of Boone Theater Black Archives Seeks to Continue Momentum of Jazz District with Revival of Boone Theater August 30-September 5, 2013 Article summarizes plans to restore the Boone Theater, a historic building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is located at the corner of 18th & Vine Streets. Dr. Doretha K....

8. Blue Room Honored Blue Room Honored January 11, 2007 Short notice of the fact that "Kansas City's Blue Room soon will be named one of the top 100 jazz clubs in the world by Down Beat, a jazz magazine." The Blue Room is operated by the American Jazz Museum...

9. Can't Miss This Sign of 18th and Vine Can't Miss This Sign of 18th and Vine May 6, 2008 "The city plans to erect a flashing neon or LED sign nearly two stories tall on the top of the building near the corner of 18th Street and the Paseo." The sign with its lights should be visible for a mile...

10. Capturing the Castle Capturing the Castle June 26-July 2, 2014 Article describes the efforts of volunteers working to restore the Vine Street Workhouse, otherwise known as the Castle, located at 2001 Vine Street. Daniel and Ebony Edwards are interviewed and describe...

11. Celebrating the History of 18th and Vine Celebrating the History of 18th and Vine September 7-13, 2007 Series of three articles about the historic 18th and Vine Jazz District: 1) "Nightlife in District Meant a Good Time at Region's Best Clubs;" 2) "Mutual Musicians Still Making Noise;" and 3) "Charlie Parker's...

12. Church Marks 100 Years Church Marks 100 Years March 19, 2007 Article reporting the centennial celebration of Centennial United Methodist Church, located at 1834 Woodland Avenue.

13. City's Law Department Shoots Down Gates' Economic Plan City's Law Department Shoots Down Gates' Economic Plan October 23, 2009 Ollie Gates and others have proposed a "duty free tax zone" bounded by 9th Street on the north, 29th Street on the south, Troost Avenue on the west and Prospect Avenue on the east. Gates believes it would...

14. Envision a Laser as a Light of Unity Envision a Laser as a Light of Unity July 26, 2008 A group called East Meets West of Troost are promoting the idea of having a green lazer beam shoot down 18th Street and connect the 18th and Vine area with the Crossroads Art District. City Councilman...

15. Federal Loan Agency to Hold Gala Opening Federal Loan Agency to Hold Gala Opening June 25, 1954 News article about the opening of the "Twin City Federal Savings & Loan Association, 1825 1-2 Vine St., the first institution of its kind to be organized by Negroes in the Midwest." H. W. Sewing was the...

16. Grand Opening for Black Archives Grand Opening for Black Archives June 12, 2012 The Black Archives of Mid-America reopened on June 16, 2012 at it's new location at 1722 E. 17th Terrace, in the 18th and Vine District. "The archives shut down in 2006, effectively sealing its collections...

17. Jazz District Enters New Phase Jazz District Enters New Phase June 26, 2000 Article describes beginning of "$35 million Commercial development phase" for the 18th and Vine area".

18. Jazz Museum Excludes Neighboring Businesses From Celebration Jazz Museum Excludes Neighboring Businesses From Celebration September/17-23/1998 Discusses how nearby local businesses are excluded from plans and projects within the 18th and Vine district.

19. Jazz Site to Get Badge of Honor Jazz Site to Get Badge of Honor September 26, 2003 Column discusses designation of Mutual Musicians Foundation building at 1823 Highland as national historic landmark.

20. KC Museum Adds Presidential Sax KC Museum Adds Presidential Sax December 21, 2007 A saxophone played by President Bill Clinton has been added to the collection of the American Jazz Museum located in the 18th and Vine district. The instrument is a gift from Clinton and has been in his...