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1. A City's Fight for Beauty A City's Fight for Beauty February//1906 Story of the parks and boulevards in Kansas City. Many photos of the Paseo and one of Penn Valley Park. One map of the city's parks.

2. Genius of George E. Kessler Greatest Gift to Kansas City's System of Parks Genius of George E. Kessler Greatest Gift to Kansas City's System of Parks October//1977 Profile of urban planner and landscape architect George E. Kessler and his designs implemented in the park and boulevard system of Kansas City, with photos and descriptions of individual parks.

3. Green Spaces Green Spaces March 2008 Article discusses the history of the parks and boulevard system in Kansas City designed by George Kessler in 1893, as well as current improvements to existing parks and the importance of parks in the urban...

4. Green Spaces Green Spaces March 2008 A brief history of the parks and boulevard system in Kansas City and future plans for downtown green spaces. Included is a detailed map of parks throughout the city. Kansas City is home to 214 parks and...

5. Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Mo. Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Mo. November//1910 General description of the system of interconnected parks in the city, including how they grew with the city and beautified it, with many photos, especially of Paseo Boulevard.

6. Parks as a Commercial Asset Parks as a Commercial Asset December/10/1910 View of the system as a means of not only creating natural beauty within the city but also of increasing property values.

7. Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System, The Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System, The Spring//2001 This article gives an overview of the history of the development of the park and boulevard system in Kansas City starting in the late nineteenth century, including the people who made it happen. Illustrations...

8. Returning Gillham Road to All Its Historical Glory Returning Gillham Road to All Its Historical Glory November 2004 Article describes the efforts of Dona Boley and several neighborhood groups to envision the future of Gillham Road. The Gillham Road Improvement Project (GRIP) intends to restore Gillham Road, from Armour...

9. The Park System of Kansas City, Mo. The Park System of Kansas City, Mo. December//1916 Article strewn with photos and maps of views and different spots in the park system.

10. The Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System The Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System Spring//2001 Photos and article about the planning and planting of the Kansas City park and boulevard system, with origins in 1872 and official start in 1892 and promotion and design by George Kessler (landscape architect),...