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1. City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 1950 Story of the initial controversy over bringing parks to the city between "reformers," those in favor of city beautification, and "mossbacks," those against it, in the late 1800s.

2. City Planning with Special Reference to the Planning of Streets and Lots City Planning with Special Reference to the Planning of Streets and Lots //1916 Photos and references to planned parks and residential areas, sidewalks, and roads, etc., with regard to conforming to the land.

3. Cowtown 1890 Becomes City Beautiful 1962: The Story of Kansas City's Parks Cowtown 1890 Becomes City Beautiful 1962: The Story of Kansas City's Parks 1962 Origins and early history of the parks and urban planning in the city, describing the efforts to beautify and maintain the growing city, starting in 1872 with such men as Milton McGee, William R. Nelson,...

4. J. C. Nichols Parkway J. C. Nichols Parkway 1995 Description with photos and history of J.C. Nichols Parkway of the park and boulevard system, from Ward Parkway to 43rd Street, 0.57 miles long, acquired in 1909.

5. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1808-1908 1908 History, photos, map, and overall description of the park system.

6. Kessler Park Kessler Park 1995 Description of the 302.87-acre park acquired in 1895, between the Missouri Pacific Railroad, Belmont and Gladstone Boulevards, and Paseo Boulevard, including the Colonnade, Cliff Drive, and Indian Mound,...

7. Longview. ..The Remarkable Beginnings of a Modern Western City Longview. ..The Remarkable Beginnings of a Modern Western City 1949 Description of the role of S. Herbert Hare, "the young partner of Hare and Hare," doing "the actual platting and planning of Longview," Washington. Illustrations and descriptions throughout the book also...

8. Loose Park Loose Park 1995 Description of the 74.08-acre park acquired in 1927, between 51st, Wornall, 55th, and Summit Streets, with photos, history, and drawings.

9. Passage of Discovery: The American Rivers Guide to the Missouri River of Lewis and Clark Passage of Discovery: The American Rivers Guide to the Missouri River of Lewis and Clark 1999 Chapter of the book on aspects of city planning of Kansas City in relation to its two major rivers, the Missouri and Kansas. Excerpts of descriptions of the area in the time of the Lewis and Clark expedition...

10. Penn Valley Park Penn Valley Park 1995 Description of the 129.62-acre park acquired in 1898, between 26th, Wyandotte, 31st, and Southwest Trafficway, with photos, drawing, and history.

11. Roanoke Park Roanoke Park 1995 Description of the 36.25-acre park acquired in 1901-1923, between 35th, Summit, Valentine, and Wyoming Streets, with photos and history.

12. Swope Park Swope Park 1995 Description of the 1,763-acre park acquired in 1896, between 63rd and 77th Streets, Swope Parkway, and the Kansas City Southern Railroad tracks, with photos, drawings, and history as "the second-largest...

13. The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri--Souvenir The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri--Souvenir //1920 Includes map of Greater Kansas City and numerous photos of parks and boulevards.

14. Ward Parkway Ward Parkway 1995 This illustrated book describes the history of the park and boulevard system, from Baltimore Avenue to 77th Street, 5.89 miles long, acquired in 1911-1920.

15. Well Tended Parks and Boulevards Enrich Kansas City's Beauty Well Tended Parks and Boulevards Enrich Kansas City's Beauty 1950 Description of the system in general and how it developed.

16. West Terrace Park West Terrace Park 1995 Description of the 30.56-acre park acquired in 1900, along the West Bluffs, from 6th to 7th Streets, with photos, drawing, and history.