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"Blind" Boone Plays On in Columbia - Restoring the Home of a Ragtime Great
Pictures and article about the work to restore the home of John Willliams "Blind" Boone, a great pioneer of American ragtime music. The home is at 10 North Fourth Street in downtown Columbia, Missouri,...
18th and Vine: An Historical Map
Illustrated map of area bounded by Parade Park, Woodland Avenue, 19th Street, and the Paseo. Reverse side features descriptions of the businesses and buildings depicted on the map.
1922 Getting It Done 1923
January 14, 1923
Photos and captions about the construction of the Kansas City Athletic Club building, showing its steel skeleton and at near completion.
9th Street Between Main and Wyandotte
Looking west from Main Street along the north side of 9th Street. The second building on the north is the New York Life Building with its bronze eagle designed by sculptor Louis Saint-Gaudens. The building...
A Grand Centennial for a Grand Church
February 7, 2012
The Grand Avenue Temple United Methodist Church (205 E. 9th St., southeast corner of 9th Street and Grand Boulevard) was completed February 1912. It is the second church building that the United Methodist...
A Movie Theater With Small-Town Charm
July 11, 2010
Short article about the Rio Theatre in downtown Overland Park and its owners. Includes many color photographs of interior and exterior.
A Nest for Creativity
January 9, 2011
Article describes the opening of the City Ice Arts Center located in the old Kansas City Ice Building at 2029 Campbell Street in the Crossroads Arts District. Sean Kelley, owner, sees it as "a comfortable...
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...
Actor's Charity Takes up KC Cause
February 21, 2012
The Make It Right Foundation (founded by Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt) and BNIM architects will renovate the former Bancroft School at 4300 Tracy Ave. that was closed in 2000. "The $14 million project...
Aines Farm Dairy Building
June 15, 2008
National Register of Historic Places nomination for Aines Farm Dairy Building, or Foremost Dairy Building, at 3110-3130 Gillham Road, includes description, photographs, and history.
Alana Apartment Hotel
March 24, 2006
National Register of Historic Places nomination papers for the Alana Apartment Hotel, 2700 Troost Avenue.
National Register nomination for building at 306 East 12th Street designed by Louis Curtiss and called the Argyle Building.
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...
Looking south along the east side of Baltimore from 9th. Shubert Theater sign is visible on the northwest corner of Baltimore and 10th and the Carbide and Carbon Building (later called Union Carbide Building)...
Looking northwest from the east side of Baltimore between 10th and 9th streets.
Banking on Rebirth
Photos and article about the Federal Reserve Bank building and its conversion to luxury condominiums, retail shops, and office spaces.
August 5, 2004
National Register nomination for the Barclay Building at 3613-23 Broadway Boulevard contains history and description of the building and of its architect Robert Gornall.
Bolender Center Brings Old Building Back En Pointe
Facts about the renovation of a "nearly 100-year-old power plant into a permanent home for the Kansas City Ballet." BNIM Architects worked with Jeff Bentley, the Ballet's executive director, to create...
Bon Air Apartment Building
National Register of Historic Places nomination papers for the Bon Air Apartments Building, 4127-4133 Locust Street.
Boonville, Missouri: Full Steam Ahead
Special section promoting the historic town of Boonville, Missouri. Includes many photos of historic and contemporary buildings and businesses.
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