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"Meyer Boulevard" 1930-1941
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Meyer Circle Fountain
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
A Church Divided
Church at Meyer Boulevard and Wornall Road afflicted by rift between social and spiritual aspects.
A Drive to Bear His Name
Article about the funeral for August R. Meyer and considerations for streets to bear his name.
A. R. Meyer's Condition
Short article about the hospitalization and subsequent death of August Meyer (1851-1905), the "father" of the park and boulevard system.
Aerial View of Kansas City, Missouri
Aerial photograph of one square mile of Kansas City, Missouri showing Swope Parkway, Meyer Boulevard, Southeast High School, and the edge of Swope Park. Map identified from set as Section 3, Township 48N,...
American Legion Memorial
View of the American Legion Memorial located near the Meyer Boulevard entrance to Swope Park.
At the Convent of Perpetual Adoration
Photo and caption about the Convent of Perpetual Adoration, "Kansas City's newest church edifice, high on the hill overlooking the intersection of Myer [sic] boulevard [Meyer Boulevard] and The Paseo."...
References to and descriptions of August Meyer (1851-1905), or A. R. Meyer, as "capitalist and leader in matters of public improvements" and as one of the three most important developers of Kansas City's...
Biography of August Meyer (1851-1905), Parks and Boulevards Leader
Biography of Edwin O'Hara (1881-1956), Clergyman
Description with photos and history Brookside Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Ward Parkway to Meyer Boulevard, 2.10 miles long, acquired in 1913.
Catholic Chapel of Perpetual Adoration
Distant partial frontal view of the Catholic Chapel of Perpetual Adoration (later the Youth for Christ Lighthouse), located at Meyer Boulevard and the Paseo.
Corner of Meyer and Brookside Boulevards
Looking southeast from the northwest corner of Meyer and Brookside Boulevards.
Council Approves Brookside Zoning Ordinance: Proposal Will Create Special Business District, Limit Building Size and Encourage Pedestrians
Notice about the approval by the Kansas City Council of "a zoning ordinance that will restrict national retail outlets, or 'big box' stores, from moving into the Brookside area," involving "10.3 acres...
Current Biography Yearbook
Photo and bio of Louis Samuel Rothschild, or Louis Rothschild, "Under Secretary of Commerce" of the federal government with offices and residences in Kansas City and Washington, D. C. Born in Leavenworth,...
Deaths: Anton R. Hettelsater
Photo and obituary for Anton Hettelsater (~1898-1969), "76, of 409 East Meyer boulevard," dying on September 27, 1969, as the "founder, in 1920, and president of the Jones-Hettelsater Construction company."...
East Meyer Boulevard Area Plan: Area Plan 23
Land use, long-range goals, and maps of the East Meyer Boulevard residential district, bounded by Troost, 63rd, the Big Blue River, and 79th-75th Streets.
Evangelical Churches, Meyer Boulevard Evangelical Church
Small, oval, exterior view of the Meyer Boulevard Evangelical Church located at Meyer and Rockhill Road.
Gateway to the Past
October 10, 2007
Katie Allison tries to garner monetary support to save the crumbling brick and iron columns on the southwest and northwest corners of Meyer Boulevard and Wornall, the eastern entrance to Greenway Fields...
Postcard of the German Hospital
Green to gray: the impact of Kessler's plan.
June 25, 2005
Article describes the parks and boulevards system in Kansas City, Missouri. Kansas City, Kansas was never able to develop a comparable system and the result is obvious in the contrast between neighborhoods...
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