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1. AIA Expresses Concern over Boley Building AIA Expresses Concern over Boley Building February 1977 Article about the Boley Building, listed on National Register for Historic Places, designed by Louis Curtiss, and located at 12th and Walnut Streets.

2. Birth of the Skyscraper Birth of the Skyscraper May-June//1984 Article about the early skyscrapers, or very tall buildings, in Kansas City, describing their architecture and architects, such as Louis Curtiss's Boley Building.

3. Corrigan Mansion in National Register Corrigan Mansion in National Register April 1978 Announcement of the Corrigan mansion, built in 1913 from a design by Louis S. Curtiss, at 1200 West 55th Street, being added to the National Register of Historic Places.

4. Life of an Enigmatic Local Architects Life of an Enigmatic Local Architects September//1963 Biographical article about Kansas City architect Louis Curtiss, designer of the first metal-glass curtain wall building in the world in 1906 (still standing at 1105 McGee Street).

5. Louis Curtiss Louis Curtiss March//1961 Photos and biographical article about Kansas City architect Louis Curtiss, designer of the Baltimore Hotel, the Boley Building, and "everything from bungalows to city halls."

6. Louis Curtiss in Kansas City Louis Curtiss in Kansas City August//1963 Biographical article about Louis Singleton Curtiss (1865-1924), a prominent Kansas City architect originally form Ontario, Canada, arriving in Kansas City in about 1890, building many progressively designed...

7. Some of KC's Older Downtown Gems Some of KC's Older Downtown Gems May, 2005 Author describes his favorite Kansas City historic buildings and places of interest. These include the ''Town of Kansas'' area at the foot of Main Street, the Scarritt Building and Arcade at 818 Grand...

8. Taming the Devil-Wagons Taming the Devil-Wagons November//1972 First part of the article about early automobiles in the Kansas City area, describing an accident in 1902 Downtown Kansas City involving Robert and Bettina Prigg and allegedly Louis Curtiss, a prominent...

9. The Kansas City Architectural Heritage The Kansas City Architectural Heritage March//1958 Photos and biographical article about Louis Curtiss, architect of "the first two curtain wall building in Kansas City," the Boley Building at 12th and Walnut Streets (completed in 1909) and his own office...

10. The Last Work of Louis Curtiss The Last Work of Louis Curtiss June 1964 Biographical article about Kansas City architect Louis Curtiss (1865-1924), designer of his last work, the Harry Miller, Sr. residence at 2204 Washington Boulevard in Kansas City, Kansas in 1921.

11. The Laudables The Laudables April-May//1983 One paragraph about the rehabilitation by the Merlyn Desmarteau family of "their house at 500 East 36th Street," formerly a rooming house and designed by Louis Curtiss.

12. The Lens of Legacy The Lens of Legacy September 2010 Three years ago "KC Magazine" initiated its Design Excellence Awards program. Since its inception, they "have honored El Dorado Inc., Helix Architecture + Design, and Wendlandt & Stallbaumer with this...

13. The Willis Wood Theatre The Willis Wood Theatre October//1901 Lengthy article concerning the building of the Willis Wood Theater located at 11th and Balitmore in downtown Kansas City. Includes a description of the building and the materials used. The architect listed...

14. Westheight: Neighbors Call It ''Kansas City's Best-Kept Secret" Westheight: Neighbors Call It ''Kansas City's Best-Kept Secret" June 2004 Full-color photo of Westheight Manor in Kansas City, Kansas, designed by Louis Curtiss.