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1. A Lesson in Style: Art Deco A Lesson in Style: Art Deco April-May//1980 Photos and discussion about the unique American architectural style developed in the 1920s with Kansas City examples.

2. A Reprieve for the General Tire Building A Reprieve for the General Tire Building May-June//1987 Condemnation of building halted on the "first true Art Deco style structure of the city when constructed in 1928" at 1500 Baltimore Avenue.

3. Art Deco Building Revived Art Deco Building Revived August 5, 2005 Discussion of the renovation of the Former Fideltiy National Bank and Trust Building at 909 Walnut into luxury apartments and two multi-level penthouse condos. The first five floors of the 35-story building...

4. Bringing Dowtown Back: The Bryant Building Bringing Dowtown Back: The Bryant Building November-December//1983 Article about the renovation of the Bryant Building, listed in the Register of Historic Places, built in 1931 in Art Deco style with 22 stories at 1102 Grand Avenue.

5. City Hall City Hall August 23, 1931 Kansas City, Missouri's, City Hall is 30 stories in height and 423 feet in elevation.

6. City of Art, Kansas City's Public Art City of Art, Kansas City's Public Art 2001 The author describes the Kansas City Power and Light Building as "Kansas City's most distinctive skyscraper and one of the country's best examples of art-deco design." Includes photographs of the outside...

7. Fidelity Building Fidelity Building File contains photos and information on the Fidelity Building or the Fidelity Bank Building, a 32-story early Kansas City skyscraper built in 1932 at 911 Walnut Street on the site of the old Post Office...

8. Fidelity Spirit: Special Building Edition Fidelity Spirit: Special Building Edition 1932 Information about the Fidelity Bank Building, 465 feet, 4 inches above the sidewalk, equal in height ot a 35 story building. The building proper is 30 stories in height with elevator service to the 33rd...

9. Kansas City Power and Light Building Kansas City Power and Light Building August 23, 1931 The Kansas City Power & Light Building is 36 stories in height and 478.5 feet in elevation.

10. Kansas City's Art Deco Kansas City's Art Deco May-June//1980 In-depth discussion on Art Deco style with photograph examples of philosophies behind architectural styles.

11. Portrait of a City Portrait of a City October/24/1947 Photo of tall, twin-towered building.

12. Power and Light Building Power and Light Building 1994 [Q]uickly became Kansas City's leading landmark. Photos and description of the 30-story building at 1330 Baltimore Avenue.

13. Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A. Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A. 1958 Some history and design description of the courthouse as it pertains to Art Deco architecture, the last great period of decorative art.

14. Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights 1994 Photo and description of the Katz stylized drugstore at 3948 Main Street, designed in 1934 by Clarence Kivett, architect.

15. Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights 1994 Color illustration of the City Hall at 12th and Oak Street, in Art Deco style.

16. Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights 1994 Municipal government center mentioned including the "police administration" building.

17. Rediscovering Art Deco USA: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights Rediscovering Art Deco USA: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights 1994 Chapter devoted to Art Deco architecture in Kansas City.

18. Service Station to Meet Claims of Beauty and Utility Service Station to Meet Claims of Beauty and Utility July/14/1977 Article providing history of the service station prior to its demolition.

19. The New Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Mo. The New Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Mo. 1936 Booklet for the new auditorium constructed with the aid of a Public Works Administration 30 percent grant and Kansas City bond fund.

20. There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City 1934 Origins of the Kansas City Power & Light company itself as well as its building, erected by the Swenson Construction Company. General drawings under the direction of Mr. Meriwether. Mechanical drawing...