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1. 100 Years to Grow on: Folger's Coffee 100 Years to Grow on: Folger's Coffee 1950 History of the Kansas City-based Folger's coffee company, established in California but headquartered in Kansas City since 1907. It was first located at 20th and Baltimore and move the headquarters to...

2. 10th Street 10th Street 1953-07-13 View looking east down 10th Street, taken from the 10th and Baltimore intersection in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The First National Bank (later home to the Central branch of the Kansas City Public...

3. 10th Street 10th Street circa 1950s 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...

4. 10th Street 10th Street circa 1950s View of the intersection of 10th Street and Main Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View includes the Rothschild's clothing store on the southwest corner of the intersection. West of it is the Riss...

5. 11 River Market Buildings Are Sold 11 River Market Buildings Are Sold December 22, 2004 Article with map illustration and photograph detailing the sale of buildings along Delaware Street in the River Market area. Eleven of the most historic buildings in the area are being sold for a reported...

6. 11th Street Historic District 11th Street Historic District Nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places for the 11th Street historic district of Downtown Kansas City (partially called Petticoat Lane).

7. 12th and Main Streets 12th and Main Streets circa 1940s Looking north along Main Street from 12th Street. On the right is the southwest corner of the Jones Store building. Harzfeld's Department Store is visible one block south, and signs for King Joy Lo Restaurant,...

8. 12th and Walnut Intersection 12th and Walnut Intersection 1999 Street level view of the 12th and Walnut Street intersection in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View is looking toward the west. The Jones Store is visibile on the south side of 12th Street. A city bus...

9. 18th Street, North 18th Street, North Postcard view of the skyline of Kansas City, looking North from 18th Street

10. 1951 Flood 1951 Flood 1951 Aerial view of 1951 flood looking east from near the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas River - shows downtown skyline and flooded West Bottoms area. Intercity Viaduct is on left and the Kansas or Kaw...

11. 40 Years Ago 40 Years Ago October/21/1967

12. 40-Year-Old Skyscraper Goes On the Market in KC 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...

13. 900 Jobs Heading to New KC Home 900 Jobs Heading to New KC Home December 10, 2013 Article on the decision by the General Services Administration (GSA) to relocate 900 employees from the soon-to-close Bannister Federal Complex to the Two Pershing Square building at 2300 Main Street....

14. A Bird's Eye View A Bird's Eye View January/February 2002 Photos and article about Brian Williams' loft apartment at 20th and Grand. Article describes benefits of "city living" and lofts as living spaces.

15. A Bright Edge for River Market A Bright Edge for River Market September 12, 2007 A $3.5 million reconstruction project has been developed for Second Street in the River Market district. The major portion of the project will turn a dirt road into a landscaped pedestrian thoroughfare....

16. A Can-Do Mood in Condo Market A Can-Do Mood in Condo Market September 18, 2005 Article describes real estate agents who havew pinned their hopes on the condominium "boom" in the downtown area. It also discusses who is buying the condominiums. A map shows clusters of condos in the...

17. A Century of Growth in Retail: Retail Evolves from Downtown to Suburban Centers A Century of Growth in Retail: Retail Evolves from Downtown to Suburban Centers December/10-16/1999 Retrospective article detailing the history of retail in Kansas City.

18. A Change of Space A Change of Space July/August 2003 Article describes the conversion of warehouses, lofts, and historic buildings in downtown Kansas City into condominiums and apartments.

19. A City in a Square: The Story of K.C.'s Newest Downtown Development A City in a Square: The Story of K.C.'s Newest Downtown Development July//1978 Article about the new City Center Square building at 1100 Main Street, called a "vertical suburban shopping center," designed to help revitalize Downtown.

20. A City of Glass A City of Glass Article provides information on the glass in the new Sprint Center as well as other buildings downtown which contain a lot of glass. For the Sprint Center the following information is provided: 2,204 panels...