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1. A Surplus of Quirkiness A Surplus of Quirkiness July 5, 2006 Article features the Harry J. Epstein Co. store and warehouse located in the Garment District in downtown Kansas City. The store specializes in oddities from the last 70 years as well as hand tools that...

2. Arts High School Finds Site in Downtown KC Arts High School Finds Site in Downtown KC May 2, 2008 The Kansas City School of the Arts, scheduled to open in August 2008, is negotiating the purchase of two buildings in downtown Kansas City. The buildings at 911-915 Broadway are located in the historic...

3. Historic Building Near Downtown Attractions Historic Building Near Downtown Attractions August 4, 2007 Classified advertising section article which features the Fountains Lofts located at the corner of 8th and Broadway in the heart of the Historic Garment District in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The...

4. Historic Landmark Offers Contemporary Living Spaces Historic Landmark Offers Contemporary Living Spaces January 30, 2005 The Atriums at SoHo West, the former site of Historic Suites of America Hotel, has been converted to loft/condo residences. Three buildings comprise The Atriums, one of them, the larger west building,...

5. Open-and-Shut Cases Open-and-Shut Cases September 12-18, 2002 Article describing the history of the Savoy Grill restaurant, reputed to be the oldest continuously operating restaurant in Kansas City. Additional historic and now-defunct restaurants are discussed.

6. Out of Tune Out of Tune June 1-7, 2006 Review of the Phoenix Piano Bar and Grill, located at 302 W. 8th Street. Includes background information about previous proprietors of the Phoenix Hotel and Restaurant, which opened at the same location...

7. Q: Why Does the Downtown Area Smell Like Toast? Q: Why Does the Downtown Area Smell Like Toast? October 22, 1995 The aroma wafting through the air in the Garment [Wholesale] District near 8th and Broadway Boulevards can most likely be attributed to the Folger Coffee Company plant. The coffee company was established...

8. Renewing the Kansas City Spirit Renewing the Kansas City Spirit November 15, 2009 Norman Rockwell's painting of "The Kansas City Spirit" is the basis for this review of the history of some of Kansas City's "titans" and how they have "largely gone," such as the stockyards, Trans World...

9. Stitch in Time Stitch in Time August/8-14/2002 Article describing the work of Ann Brownfield, curator of the Historic Garment District Museum, located in the Poindexter Building at 8th and Broadway. During the 1930's and '40's, the garment industry...

10. Story of a Merchant Story of a Merchant April/26/1896 Biographical article about Max Weil, a clothing merchant from France involved in designing the large "Model" building (or Model department store) in the Garment District for clothing manufacture and sales....