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101. Nelson C. Crews Square Nelson C. Crews Square 1995 Description of the 6.29-acre park acquired in 1927, between 26th, an alley between Michigan and Euclid, 27th, and Woodland Avenues, with photos and history.

102. Observation Park Observation Park 1995 Description of the 4.32-acre park acquired in 1899, between 20th, Jarboe, 21st, and Holly Streets, with photos, drawing, and history.

103. Parade Park Parade Park 1995 Description of the 20.99-acre park acquired in 1900, between Paseo, Truman, Woodland, and 17th Terrace, with photos and history as the first local playground and "one of the earliest parks designated for...

104. Parks and Boulevards Parks and Boulevards May 31, 1905 Several references to the park and boulevard system in discussions of city politics and the "city beautiful" movement. Portraits and descriptions of those prominently involved, including George Kessler,...

105. Parkways and Land Values Parkways and Land Values 1937 Chapter of the book devoted to the parkways of the park and boulevard system of Kansas City, with photos, descriptions, and maps.

106. Paseo Boulevard Paseo Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of the Paseo, part of the park and boulevard system, from Independence Avenue to 79th Street, 9.32 miles long, acquired in 1896-1914.

107. 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...

108. 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.

109. Pershing Road Pershing Road 1995 Description with photos and history of Pershing Road, part of the park and boulevard system, from Broadway to Gillham Roads, 0.66 miles long, acquired in 1913-1922.

110. Postwar Development in Kansas City, Kansas and Johnson County, Kansas Postwar Development in Kansas City, Kansas and Johnson County, Kansas June 26, 1905 Section of chapter provides an overview of the economic history of Kansas City, Kansas and Johnson County, Kansas in the decades after World War II. The author notes that the economy of Kansas City, Kansas...

111. Prospect Avenue Prospect Avenue 1995 Description with photos and history of Prospect Avenue/Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Lexington to Independence Avenues, 0.31 miles long, acquired in 1908.

112. Report of the Board of Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. Report of the Board of Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. //1915 Much history of the different parks in this report.

113. Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. 1893 Proposed plans for the the park called "The Parade."

114. Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. 1893 Description of points along West Terrace Park and North Terrace Park.

115. Results of County Planning: Jackson County, Missouri Results of County Planning: Jackson County, Missouri 1933 Photo of "Cave Spring Lake, a spot of scenic beauty near Gregory Road and Blue Ridge."

116. 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.

117. Roanoke Parkway Roanoke Parkway 1995 Description with photos and history of Roanoke Parkway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Ward Parkway to 43rd Street, 0.97 miles long, acquired in 1917.

118. Rockhill Road Rockhill Road 1995 Description with photos and history of Rockhill Road, part of the park and boulevard system, from Gregory Boulevard to 45th Street, 3.71 miles long, acquired in 1909-1924.

119. Rockhill Terrace Rockhill Terrace 1995 Description with photos and history of Rockhill Terrace, part of the park and boulevard system, from West Gillham Road to Brush Creek Boulevard, 0.28 miles long, acquired in 1911.

120. Sanford Brown Plaza Sanford Brown Plaza 1995 Description of the 3.09-acre park acquired in 1908, between Park and Brooklyn Avenue on both sides of Linwood Boulevard, with drawing, photos, and history.