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1. A City in Decline: The Bad News Is How Kansas City Is Slipping A City in Decline: The Bad News Is How Kansas City Is Slipping February 2001 Photos and article about the decline in population rank and other aspects of the Kansas City metropolitan area from 1959 to 2001, including its convention attendances, the park and boulevard system, the...

2. A Drive to Bear His Name A Drive to Bear His Name December/1/1905 Article about the funeral for August R. Meyer and considerations for streets to bear his name.

3. A. R. Meyer's Condition A. R. Meyer's Condition December/2/1905 Short article about the hospitalization and subsequent death of August Meyer (1851-1905), the "father" of the park and boulevard system.

4. C. O. Tichenor Is Dead C. O. Tichenor Is Dead June/30/1915 Portrait and obituary for Charles Tichenor (1842-1915), "distinguished lawyer and one of the fathers of the boulevard system" with residence at 1449 Independence Avenue. Native of Wisconsin coming to Kansas...

5. Did You Know? Horses and Parks Did You Know? Horses and Parks April/4/2001 Article about many of the changes in the Northeast residential district since the beginning of the park and boulevard system. Description of some of the riders of (and places designed partly for horses...

6. Funkhouser Shakes Up Park Board Funkhouser Shakes Up Park Board June 12, 2007 Newly elected mayor Mark Funkhouser has appointed a new Kansas City park board. The members are John Fierro, Tyrone Aiken, Frances Semler, Aggie Stackhaus, and Ajamu Webster. Funkhouser "took a slap at...

7. Improvements to Cliff Drive Continue Improvements to Cliff Drive Continue March/7/2001 Article about the improvements being made to Cliff Drive upon its "designation as Missouri's first urban State Scenic Byway" by "the Missouri Department of Transportation." Originally "constructed between...

8. Kansas City Street People: Kansas City's Boulevardier Kansas City Street People: Kansas City's Boulevardier September/8/1985 Photo and biographical article about August Meyer (1851-1905), an engineer and co-founder and fist president of the Kansas City Park Board from 1892 to about 1901. Born in Saint Louis and coming to Kansas...

9. Kessler Rites Thursday: Services for Landscape Architect Will Be in St. Louis Kessler Rites Thursday: Services for Landscape Architect Will Be in St. Louis March/20/1923 Photo and multiple obituary articles for George Kessler (1862-1923), a prominent landscape architect and designer of the park and boulevard system of Kansas City, dying in Indianapolis on March 19, 1923...

10. Kessler Society Continues Namesake's Dedication to Landscape Ideals Kessler Society Continues Namesake's Dedication to Landscape Ideals May 8, 2008 Information on George Kessler and the local Kessler Society located at 104 W. Ninth St., Suite 30, Kansas City, Missouri. "The Kessler Society is dedicated to educating the public on the historical significance...

11. Meyer Mementos in Museum Meyer Mementos in Museum October/17/1973 Article about August R. Meyer's urban planning career in Kansas City and Leadville, Colorado, including notes about his home at 44th and Warwick Boulevards and streets of the park and boulevard system...

12. Monuments: 'They Remind Us Things Occurred because of Man's Initiative' Monuments: 'They Remind Us Things Occurred because of Man's Initiative' May/2/1996 Article about memorials in Kansas City in general, highlighting, among others, the Andrew Drips Monument at 16th and Summit Streets and the Delbert J. Haff Memorial.

13. Named after a Pioneer Named after a Pioneer February/9/1951

14. Paseo Intersection Passes Committee Paseo Intersection Passes Committee November/22/2000 Article about the urban planning review of the Paseo Intersection Community Committee in 2000 concerning the reconfigurement of the intersection of Independence Boulevard and the Paseo, addressing issues...

15. Prescription for Ailing Downtowns: Beautification Prescription for Ailing Downtowns: Beautification December/6/1964 Article about some methods for beautifying Downtown Kansas City through urban renewal suggestions from a recent book by city planner Victor Gruen, with description of the park and boulevard system of the...

16. Station Hill to Be Beautiful Station Hill to Be Beautiful June/18/1912 Article about the transformation of the ground surrounding the Union Station into a park with a cliff drive and other beautifying elements.

17. The March of Progress in Kansas City The March of Progress in Kansas City 1925 File containing a newspaper clipping with photos and caption about the bluffs overlooking the West Bottoms (on the Missouri side) in 1875 (with street railways and squatter-type shacks) and in 1925 (after...

18. Who's Who in Kansas City Who's Who in Kansas City June/12/1921 Portrait and biographical article about Delbert James Haff, or Delbert Haff, also known as D. J. Haff, "senior partner of the law firm of Haff, Meservey, German and Michaels," born in Michigan in 1859...

19. Wilbur H. Dunn Wilbur H. Dunn September/19/1938 Information about Dunn, the superintendant of the parks for many years.