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1. A City Planned to Meet Modern Needs: New City in Making A City Planned to Meet Modern Needs: New City in Making March//1936 Sections of the magazine on Kansas City's airport, auditorium, city hall, hospitals, trafficways, parks and boulevards, water, Brush Creek, and Blue River.

2. 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.

3. Beginning of the Park and Boulevard Movement in Frontier Kansas City, 1872-1882 Beginning of the Park and Boulevard Movement in Frontier Kansas City, 1872-1882 April 1962 Article tracing the origins of the Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, starting with early parks and their justifications, before the idea of connecting them into a city-wide system.

4. Financing Kansas City's Parks Financing Kansas City's Parks June//1948 Maps, photo, and discussion of acquisition and maintenance of "neighborhood recreation areas."

5. Go Fly a Kite Go Fly a Kite August-September//1973 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Frank Vaydik (pictured), "Superintendent of the Park Department" since 1964, succeeding J. V. Lewis after speaking on the prevention of Dutch elm disease...

6. How to Get Special Assessment Improvements in Kansas City, Mo. How to Get Special Assessment Improvements in Kansas City, Mo. January//1955 Offer for special assessment improvements to citizens on "street pavements, sewers, sidewalks, and neighborhood parks and playgrounds."

7. Intersections and Pathways Intersections and Pathways June 25, 1905 The pathways and intersections of Kessler's original Parks and Boulevards plan have changed over the years. In this article, the author analyzes which ones still "work" for pedestrians and motorists and...

8. Kansas City Buys Its Parks ahead of Time Kansas City Buys Its Parks ahead of Time September//1955 Article about planning for park and playground sites in anticipation of future surrounding urban development, shown on a map of Kansas City, North.

9. Kansas City's Parks and Boulevards Kansas City's Parks and Boulevards May/15/1915 Article about the park and boulevard system, with photos.

10. Municipal Planning, Park and Art Administration in American Cities Municipal Planning, Park and Art Administration in American Cities May/1/1925 Article about the Art Committee being appointed in 1923.

11. Our Endangered Park and Boulevard System Our Endangered Park and Boulevard System Fall//1992 Article about the deterioration of Kansas City's park and boulevard system, with examples of sites and explanation of "the importance of planning and the integration of amenities like parks and boulevards...

12. Our Municipal Notebook: Do Fire Stations Belong in Public Parks? [and] Fire Stations and Public Parks Our Municipal Notebook: Do Fire Stations Belong in Public Parks? [and] Fire Stations and Public Parks Are Good Neighbors in Kansas City, Kans. October//1954 Photos, map, and article about the two new fire stations of Kansas City, Kansas, being built in public parks there (Emerson Park and Klamm Park) as part of "multipurpose" recreational areas, under direction...

13. 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.

14. Park Departments: "Park and Plan Week" Arouses Much Interest Park Departments: "Park and Plan Week" Arouses Much Interest October//1922 Four-day celebration concerning "the thirtieth anniversary of the park and boulevard system of Kansas City," promoting the "Park Board's program for future development" to create new and protect existing...

15. 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.

16. Shall Kansas City Remain the "City Beautiful"? Shall Kansas City Remain the "City Beautiful"? October/3/1925 Suggestions for park improvements in the context of their role in the appearance of the city to both residents and first-time visitors.

17. The Firm of Hare & Hare and the Art of Landscape Architecture The Firm of Hare & Hare and the Art of Landscape Architecture Winter-Spring//2001 Photos, maps, illustrations, and article about the Kansas City landscape architecture and city planning firm of Hare & Hare made up of Sid Hare (1860-1938) and his son J. Herbert Hare (1888-1960). Designers...