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1. 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown April 21, 2004 This article focuses on one of Kansas City's less visible fountains called "The Fountain of Good Life". It was designed by George Tsutakawa. According to a quote in the article, he "became the preeminent...

2. 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...

3. 12th Street Viaduct Links Downtown to Bottoms 12th Street Viaduct Links Downtown to Bottoms July 20, 2011 Photo postcard showing the construction of the "new" 12th Street Viaduct and an accompanying article about its opening on March 8, 1915.

4. 13th and Baltimore 13th and Baltimore September 5, 2014 Brief history of the southwest corner of 13th Street and Baltimore Avenue and Ned Eddy's family's businesses in Kansas City. The corner was the location of the upscale supper club Eddy's Restaurant from...

5. 40 Years Ago 40 Years Ago October/21/1967

6. 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...

7. 5,000 Miles to the Sneaker 5,000 Miles to the Sneaker November/2/1975 Photos and biographical article about E. John Coonjohn, a prominent "Kansas City jogger" expecting "to set the world record for miles jogged in a year: 5,000-plus," by day a 51-year-old civil rights investigator...

8. 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....

9. A Bold New Portal for KC: Paseo Bridge Design Picked A Bold New Portal for KC: Paseo Bridge Design Picked November 15, 2007 A design has been chosen for the new Paseo Bridge and includes a 300-foot diamond shaped tower and six lanes for traffic. The $245 million project will replace the 53-year-old bridge and also widen the...

10. 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....

11. 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...

12. A Central Part of the East Village A Central Part of the East Village December 16, 2006 J.E. Dunn Construction has unveiled the design for its new downtown headquarters and a revised plan for the East Village redevelopment plan. The five-story building, designed by 360 Architecture and BNIM...

13. 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.

14. 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...

15. A Club Founder Dies A Club Founder Dies August/10/1956 Death notice of the founder and first president of the club established in 1917 for women's Downtown meetings and luncheons.

16. A Condemned Man A Condemned Man November 25-December 1, 2004 Article describes the offer of Kansas City, Missouri to compensate Paul Thomas, owner of the Justrite Stamp Company for his property at 1301 Grand. The author reports that the city has offered Justrite...

17. A Dollar Short A Dollar Short January/23-29/2003 Article describes recent attempts by the city to regulate temporary employment agencies downtown. Complaints of disorderly behavior by transients and drug dealers have precipitated a new policy stipulating...

18. A Downtown Landmark Shuts Doors A Downtown Landmark Shuts Doors December 30, 2003 After almost 80 years serving downtown Kansas City, the Italian Gardens restaurant closed its doors. A family-owned restaurant for five generations, Italian Gardens served many of the city's prominent...

19. A Fines Mess A Fines Mess February/20-26/2003 Article describes a city attorney's battle with absentee owners of the Professional Building at 1103 Grand. The building, which has been vacant since 1991, is in violation of city codes due to its disrepair....

20. A Grand Centennial for a Grand Church 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...