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1. A Great American Idea: A New Town Comes to Life in Downtown Kansas City A Great American Idea: A New Town Comes to Life in Downtown Kansas City March//1974 Photos and article about the multi-use complex of Crown Center in Midtown Kansas City with hotels, shopping (including the Hallmark Cards headquarters), and apartments, etc.

2. A Midtown Renaissance A Midtown Renaissance May//1976 Article about the revitalization of Westport and/or Midtown Kansas City, including business organizations and neighborhood associations reclaiming the area after decades of post-war suburban flight, through...

3. Construction Starts on $115 Million Crown Center Construction Starts on $115 Million Crown Center October//1968 Article about the plans and renovations involved in the huge Crown Center Redevelopment Project, with photo and illustration.

4. Crown Center Crown Center

5. Crown Center: The Master Plan by Edward Larrabee Barnes Called for a Large Volume of Initial Construction Crown Center: The Master Plan by Edward Larrabee Barnes Called for a Large Volume of Initial Construction to Create an Impact in a Decaying Area October//1973 Photos, maps, illustrations, and article about the construction of the Crown Center mixed-use development of shopping, hotel, and residential space in Midtown Kansas City. History of its planning since...

6. Eastside Urban Renewal Project Eastside Urban Renewal Project November//1961 Photos, illustrations, map, and article about the "[r]ecommendations for modifying facades of 15 structures in the Eastside Urban Renewal Project area" of Downtown "bounded by the Intercity Freeway on...

7. For Improving the Physical Environment: Lifting the Face of Kansas City For Improving the Physical Environment: Lifting the Face of Kansas City May/20/1972 Photo, map, and article about the urban renewal aspects of the construction of "Hallmark's Crown Center" by the company's founder Joyce Hall on the Midtown area surrounding "his headquarters building."...

8. Getting Up to Date on Kansas City Getting Up to Date on Kansas City October/20/1973 Brief article about the "huge building and rebuilding boom" in Kansas City with its new airport and Midtown multi-use Crown Center, hotels, and restaurants convenient for travelers.

9. Kansas City Says Its Time Is Here Kansas City Says Its Time Is Here March/23/1973 Photo, map, and article about "the 85-acre redevelopment project of Hallmark Card Company" in Midtown Kansas City, part of the city's self-promotion as being on the cutting edge in urban development.

10. Kansas City: Bound to Be Up-to-Date Kansas City: Bound to Be Up-to-Date July 1972 Article about the "rebuilding on a grand scale" of Greater Kansas City with "a variety of projects on tap: [s]tadiums, convention centers, a sports arena, a new airport, inner-city residential communities,...

11. Making Main Street Work Again Making Main Street Work Again January//1982 Article about the decline and revival of Midtown and its business heart, Main Street, roughly from 31st to 47th Streets, with photos.

12. Midtown Redevelopment Skips City Plan in Approval Process Midtown Redevelopment Skips City Plan in Approval Process February/4-10/1999 Describes the redevelopment of 39th and Broadway to make way for a Walgreens Drug Store.

13. Midtown Redevelopment's Big Boxes Already May Be A Thing of the Past Midtown Redevelopment's Big Boxes Already May Be A Thing of the Past February/17-23/2000 Discusses the timeliness of the establishment of two "big-box" retail stores at the southeast corner of Linwood and Main, the site of redevelopment spearheaded by former councilman Jim Glover.

14. Midtown Street to Get Facelift Midtown Street to Get Facelift March 1, 2011 Developing firm Antheus Capital is planning to renovate 11 apartment buildings located on Armour Boulevard into middle-class housing. Antheus hopes their $62 million plan will be completed in two years....

15. More Renovations Coming More Renovations Coming December 30, 2011 New Jersey-based Antheus Capital is planning to redevelop nine apartment buildings in midtown on Armour Boulevard. Included in the plans are the Ambassador (built in 1924) and the Bellerive (1922).

16. Not His Anymore Not His Anymore May/7-13/1998 Discusses the difficulty encountered by Councilman Jim Glover in his efforts to implement his Midtown Kansas City redevelopment plan.

17. Outline Plan for 110 Acres Outline Plan for 110 Acres December/6/1964 Article with photo mapping out the urban renewal section of Kansas City associated with highway development for Interstate 35 and Southwest Trafficway in western Midtown.

18. The Project That Grew and Grew. ..and Grew The Project That Grew and Grew. ..and Grew August/4/1980 Photo (of Donald Hall), illustration, and article about the financial burdens of Hallmark Cards of paying off and maintaining the Crown Center urban redevelopment project in Midtown Kansas City for the...

19. The Revitalization of Main Street The Revitalization of Main Street June//1980 Article about the various organizations involved in the "revitalization" of Midtown business district along Main Street from 31st to 47th Streets, with photos.

20. To Boost Midtown, Renovate Housing To Boost Midtown, Renovate Housing July 5, 2003 Column on development of midtown area of Kansas City describes how tax revenues from two shopping centers have not provided sufficient funds to renovate housing in nearby neighborhoods.