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A Kansas City Architect, Phillip Drotts
Biographical article about architect Phillip Drotts, working in Kansas City from 1904 until the early 1950s, "the designer of some of the city's outstanding structures." Photos and description of his career,...
A National Register Update
Update of the National Register after the one-year hiatus of the organization, with two residential districts and two buildings.
Photos and article about the apartments on the Country Club Plaza and Armour Boulevard managed by the Assured Rental Company, Incorporated (led by George Goldman and Herman Shapiro), in the city's "South...
Early Schools of Jackson County
Photo (of Stephen) and biographical description of the family of Stephen Ragan (1823-1909), author of the article and a Confederate veteran growing up in Jackson County. Description of his father Jacob...
A look at Straub Construction and Ernest J. Straub III (Ernie). In 1920 Ernest J. Straub Sr. began "developing homes, churches and schools in the Mission Hills and Greater Kansas City areas." The company...
He Beats the Rap but You Take It
Photo and article about the murder trail of Charles Gargotta, "rat-faced Pendergast political lieutenant and gangster" reportedly interrupted by Sheriff Thomas Bash in "a killing party on Armour boulevard...
Her Own Art Exhibit--at 79
Photos and biographical article about Leah Parkins, a "79-year-old grandmother" with her own painting exhibit in Kansas City. Retired hat-maker or hatter residing at 640 East Armour Boulevard.
National Register Additions
Recent additions to the National Register, with photos and text about the hotel at 214 East Armour Boulevard, built in 1922, and the church at 3600 Walnut Street, built in 1904.
New Look, New Life for Bellerive Hotel
Photo and article about the renovated of the Bellerive Hotel, "once the 'jewel in the crown of fashionable high-rise apartments and hotels located on Armour Boulevard," built in 1922 and being redeveloped...
Old Hyde Park and Greystone Nominated for Local Historic Register
Article announcing the nomination of the two historic districts to the Kansas City Register of Historic Places: Greystone, "located along the 3100 and 3200 blocks of Central" Street, and Old Hyde Park,...
Real Estate: Happy Times in Mid-Town
Photo and biographical article about J. Nelson Happy, a lawyer and "largest solo investor" in Midtown Kansas City architecture, including the Bellerive Hotel on Armour Boulevard, the Hawthorne Plaza Apartments...
Residence of J. F. Downing
Description of the home of John F. Downing located on the northwest corner of Armour Boulevard and Campbell Street. W. W. Rose is listed as the architect and Hollinger & Mitchell the general contractors....
Article shows several apartments in the Sombart Apartments, "built in 1924 for J. Russell Sutherline."
Illustration and biographical article about Arthur Stilwell, a railroad and interurban street railway builder in Kansas City residing at 720 East Armour Boulevard in 1902. Story of his dream that year...
The Colonnade Apartment On Armour Boulevard
May 1, 1905
A photograph of the Colonnade Apartments located on Armour Boulevard between Wyandotte and Central Streets. It was designed by J. W. McKecknie. This short article is actually an ad for the Kansas City...
The Newbern Hotel, Kansas City, Missouri
Drawings and photos of the hotel at 517 Armour Boulevard, designed by Ernest O. Brostrom, architect, also known as the Peacock Apartment building.
Where Beauty Is Profitable
Article about the "enhancement of values in real estate" in Kansas City due to the 20-year-old park and boulevard system, with description of its self-financing through tax revenues, "a case in which city...
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