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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Anderson Photo Company
"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,...
$4 Million to Union Station
June 6, 2014
Article announces that the Hall Family Foundation has made a donation of four million dollars to Union Station to assist with planned improvements to this historic site. Union Station chief executive officer,...
'They're All Like My Children"
January 16, 2015
Brief profile of and interview with Elizabeth Rosin, founder of Rosin Preservation LLC in 2006. Through partnerships with additional firms, she has has helped to preserve more than $500 million worth of...
108 West 9th
Full frontal view; located at 108 W. 9th.
10th and Baltimore
View of the southeast corner of 10th and Baltimore showing the old New England Bank building (H. O. Peet & Co.), Land Bank building, and First National Bank building.
View looking toward the southwest of the south side of 10th Street between Main and Baltimore in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The first of the two taller buildings is the Land Bank building, also known...
11th Street West Historic District
Full side and partial frontal view; located at 1220 Washington.
12th Street in the West Bottoms
Street level view of 12th Street at Hickory, looking toward the east in the West Bottoms area of Kansas City, Missouri. The building on the left is identified as the Kansas City Bolt, Nut and Screw Company....
13th Street in the West Bottoms
Street level view of the south side of 13th Street in the West Bottoms. The Central Bag Company building is located in the center with an address of 1323-1331 W. 13th Street.
146-Year-Old Platte City Building is in Peril
May 31, 2013
Brief article states that the historic building on the corner of Third and Ferrel Streets in Platte City may need to be demolished following the collapse of half of its north wall. The author states that...
1617 Main Street
Full frontal view.
18th and Vine: A 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.
2001 Allied Arts & Craftsmanship Awards
Photos and article about the winners of the 2001 Allied Arts and Craftsmanship Awards of the Kansas City Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, including the Valencia Place dome, the Rockhurst...
26th and West Pennway
Full frontal and side view; located on northeast corner of 26th and West Pennway.
38th Street and Warwick Boulevard
View of the intersection of 38th and Warwick, including apartment complex at 3740 Warwick.
39th and Main
Full frontal and side view of building located on northwest corner of 39th and Main.
40-Year-Old Skyscraper Goes On the Market in KC
February 24, 2005
The Commerce Tower is for sale. The 30-story building downtown is 40 years old and has 540,000 square feet. It is currently owned by Tower Properties Co. and no asking price is listed. Current tenants...
47th Street at Virginia Avenue
View looking southwest from 47th and Virginia, including a proposed 48th Street Trafficway linking to Troost Avenue.
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