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Charlotte Street Found...
Charlotte Street Fund
A Foundation for Creativity
April 10, 2011
The 2011 award winners of grants from Charlotte Street Foundation include Peggy Noland, Ricky Allman, and Andy Brayman. Works from the three are pictured: Noland's Crossroads boutique "with outlandish...
A Kansas City Boy Dreamed of Flying around the World--and Did
Photos and biographical article about William Paul Odom, or William Odom, a record-setting airplane pilot "reared in Kansas City and learn[ing] to fly here ten years ago." Born in Belton, Missouri, about...
Biographical article about Phyllis Pehr, a music composer of the "Queen's Coronation March" for the American Royal, awarded for "Variations on an Israeli Theme," and residing at 7126 Charlotte Street.
File containing a biographical article about Phyllis Pehr, "a Kansas City composer" of "the "Queen's Coronation March" for the American Royal and "Variations on an Israeli Theme," with residence at 7126...
Art in the Loop
January 19, 2005
Article features an interview with Kate Hackman, project director for the Art in the Loop which is a new program that will fund works of art to be produced by Kansas City Art Institute faculty or alumni...
Artists' Careers Get a Boost
February 14, 2010
Three artists have received the 2010 Charlotte Street Foundation visual artist awards for artistic merit. They are clothing designer, Ari Fish; fabric artist, Sonie Ruffin; and painter, Caleb Taylor. Article...
Berdella: The Unanswered Questions
Photos and biographical article about Robert Andrew Berdella or Bob Berdella (ca. 1949-1992), a serial murderer in the 1980s, residing in the Central Hyde Park neighborhood at 4315 Charlotte Street (with...
Building Gets New Life For Artistic Purposes
May 15, 2007
The 13-story Ozark Building built in 1911 and located at 906 Grand is to become a central destination and gathering place for the arts community. The building is owned by UMB and the new name is pARTnership...
Cephas R. Hallar Dies: Two Years Ago Pioneer Druggist Retired from Business
Obituary for Cephas Hallar, a long-time druggist, born in Independence, Missouri, about 1847 and coming to Kansas City in 1880, dying here at the age of 81.
Charlotte Street Building's Mystery Is Solved
March 22, 2008
The building at 1401 Charlotte is owned by LightCore, a fiber-optic network provider that provides communications, high-speed Internet, and entertainment services. No employees work in the building; it...
East Village Proposal Gets Help
November 30, 2005
Help from the same legal minds behind the downtown South Loop redevelopment will be working on the East Village redevelopment. It is to be a $340 million redevelopment plan which will have a Quality Hill...
Friend to KC Artists
January 13, 2013
Article announces that David Hughes, founder and co-director of the Charlotte Street Foundation, will step down from his position in 2013. Hughes is interviewed and describes his decision. A history of...
He Wants You to Think
March 16, 2014
Profile of Kansas City artist Peter Cowdin, known to the arts community as A. Bitterman. The author writes that Bitterman was trained as a printmaker, moved to Kansas City in 1988 where he took a hiatus...
Historic Kansas City Film Recovered: Museum Has Restored First Movies of Midwest
Biographical article about George Curtiss (~1865-1931), "pioneering filmmaker" and later writer for the Star and manager of the Doric Theater at 908 Walnut Street in Kansas City, dying at the age of 71...
Honors Go to Artists Who Came Back Home
June 7, 2009
Article discusses artists in various media who left Kansas City to "soak up big-city ideas" but ultimately returned to their native Kansas City. Glenn North, poet, and Tiffany Sisemore, choreographer,...
KC Talent Shines in Charlotte Street Show
December 5, 2004
2004 award winners are featured at Grand Arts.
Review of group show at Loft 122.
Local Best V.3.0
Review of group show at the H&R Block Artspace.
Discusses the recipients of the 2000 Charlotte Street Fund awards and how the award affected their lives and work.
Married Sixty Years Ago: Kansas City Couple Celebrated Their Anniversary
Scrapbook on microfilm contains an article about Nellie McCoy Harris, celebrating her 60th wedding anniversary at the age of 79 in 1919 with husband Dr. William Harris, residing at 3625 Charlotte Street....
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