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J W L Slavens
$10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House
News of a grant from the W. J. Brace Charitable Trust to the Westport Historical Society for continued restoration of the Harris House at 40th and Baltimore.
1855 Harris Home at 4000 Baltimore Avenue, in Old Westport
Photo on the issue's cover and caption about the home on the inside cover.
2002 Home of the Year Awards
Photographs and article about the "Homes of the Year 2002". The awards recognize excellence in the homebuilding and remodeling industry.
20th Century Looks, 21st Century Livability
Article with photographs of exterior and interior rooms of a 7,000-square-foot, three-story house built in 1912 in Hyde Park. Owners are Allan and Carol Hallquist. Address is not given.
3410 Troost Avenue and 504 Walrond Avenue
Photos of the residences of Benjamin Burd, at 3410 Troost Avenue, and of Walter Dickey, at 504 Walrond Avenue.
3605 Gillham to Undergo Complete Restoration
Article contains news of the sale for restoration of the 3605 Gillham Road house previously designated for a parking lot site.
4109 Independence Avenue
Photo of the house at 4109 Independence Avenue.
54-56 Janssen Place Opens to Friends
History and description of the residence originally home to the founder of the Jenkins Music Company, J. W. Jenkins, at 54-56 Janssen Place.
A "Castle" for Dr. Tiffany
Illustration and article about "the residence being built for Dr. Flavel B. Tiffany [or Flavel Tiffany] on the west side of Garfield avenue at the Cliff drive," resembling a European castle and designed...
A "Shut In" Farm
Story of the changes from rural to urban environment surrounding the Webster Withers mansion, built in about 1883 at 31st and Troost Avenues "to get away out on a farm."
A Clay Landmark Goes: Razing of Campbell Mansion to End This Week
Article about the demolition of the mansion of William Campbell, ca. 1874, at the intersection of Highways 69 and 169, five miles north of Kansas City.
A. Comingo Residence
Illustration of "the residence of A. Comingo, Independence, Missouri," in the country, presumably Abram Comingo.
A Faithful Butler Receives Home and $10,000
Photos, captions, and article about the bequeathment of the "3-story residence of the late Miss Pearl Burdette and Miss Elva Stapp, who died Sunday," to Melvin Babb, "Negro butler there thirty-one years."...
A Fine Kansas City Home Beginning to Take Form
Illustration and caption about the "very fine example of a Tudor manor in the new home of U. S. Epperson" being built in 1921 "on a hilltop at the southwest corner of [52nd Street] and Cherry streets,"...
A Garden of Bungalows
Article about "patches" of small houses called "bungalows," likened to flowers in "full bloom," such as the bungalow patch between 27th, Paseo, 30th, and Tracy Avenue. Photo of the J. H. Mehle residence...
A Garden of Roses
Illustration and article about "the rose garden at the residence of W. A. Pickering" at 3620 Janssen Place, "the largest rose garden in the state."
A Home Apart
Photos and text describing a 1950s N. W. Dible built home in Rockhill Manor.
A Home District Beautiful
Photos, architectural drawings, and article about the Country Club District of Kansas City, with details of its beauty and design and history, including an interview with "J. C. Nichols, designer and builder...
A Home Filled with Memories to House a Town's Culture
Article about the history of the residence of the family of James L. Dalton in Poplar Bluff and the house's preservation as an art museum.
A Home Has Lively History
Article about the house of Jerubal Dorman, built in 1852 by him in Clinton, Missouri. Copy of a painting depicting the house, Dorman, and Governor Crittenden, with description of its use as a hideout and...
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