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1. 'Bird and the Architects of Tomorrow 'Bird and the Architects of Tomorrow June/July, 1998 Article describes an effort by the steering committee of the Kaw valley Arts Council and a group of University of Kansas Architecture students to create a Charlie Parker Memorial Park in Kansas City, Kansas....

2. 'Loggers' Converge at City Park 'Loggers' Converge at City Park March//1974 Photo and article about the high demand for dead trees from Kansas City parks as wood-burning fuel during the energy crisis.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. A Fond Farewell to the Orient Express A Fond Farewell to the Orient Express November, 2004 Author bids adieu to one of Kansas City's best known roller coasters, the Orient Express, which was dismantled prior to the 2004 season at Worlds of Fun. As part of his homage to the coaster, the author...

6. A Glimpse of History Presented by Geo. H. Porter Funeral Home A Glimpse of History Presented by Geo. H. Porter Funeral Home March//1980 Ad for George H. Porter Funeral Home with illustrations and a brief history about Carnival Park, an amusement park in Kansas City, Kansas, between 14th, Tauromee, 16th, and Armstrong Avenue, closed in...

7. A Handmade School: Gordon Parks Elementary A Handmade School: Gordon Parks Elementary March 2002 Short article featuring the charter school, Gordon Parks Elementary founded by Dorothy Curry and Sue Garvis and located now on Wyoming in the Volker Neighborhood.

8. A Higher Standard of Maintenance A Higher Standard of Maintenance February//1967 Photos and article about the "distinctive Great Ape House" at the Kansas City Zoo in Swope Park. Description of the new acquisition and "higher maintenance" standards of park land in Kansas City's park...

9. A New Boat-House for Kansas City A New Boat-House for Kansas City November//1949 Article about the new boat-house in Swope Park for the lake there, with photos.

10. A New Building at Watkins Mill A New Building at Watkins Mill Summer//1993 Article describing the preservation of and additions to the antebellum Watkins Mill site "located a few miles north of Kansas City, Missouri," as well of the operations of the mill's wool production, with...

11. A New Zoo? A New Zoo? June 2002 Article about management changes at the Kansas City Zoo. Faced with declining attendence and the threat of losing professional accreditation, the Zoo's management transferred from the Kansas City Parks...

12. A Union Station Park A Union Station Park March 1914 Short article about the favorable proposition to use the "land directly to the south of the new Union Station. ..for park purposes," and "that ample traffic ways to the east and to the west from the station...

13. A Water Experience. .. A Water Experience. .. May//1977 Combination fountain and pool designed for children.

14. A World of Variety at Worlds of Fun A World of Variety at Worlds of Fun Second Quarter//1973 Review of the new Worlds of Fun amusement park, the third "major theme park" in Missouri, with photos.

15. Airlines in the United States, January 1, 1934 Airlines in the United States, January 1, 1934 Spring 2003 Map and names of airlines showing routes in 1934: American Airways; Eastern Air Transport; Kohler Aviation Corp.; National Parks Airways; Northwest Airways; Pan American Airways System; Pennsylvania Air...

16. All That Jazz All That Jazz March 1973 Article about the history of jazz, including Kansas City's influence on it before 1900 and after World War I.

17. America's Most Beautiful City America's Most Beautiful City July/15/1915 Description with photos of the notable park system: "Tying them all together is the longest system of municipal boulevards in the world."

18. Appreciation of Swope Park Appreciation of Swope Park April/23/1918 Explanation of a proposal by the Chamber of Commerce to "give expression" of thanks "in a more substantial way than merely through resolution of thanks."

19. Art in the Loop and Oppenstein Park Art in the Loop and Oppenstein Park April 2007 The commission for the Art in the Loop project in Oppenstein Park has been awarded to Laura DeAngelis.

20. Art Writ Large Art Writ Large March 2011 Review of architectural and fine-art photographer Mike Sinclair whose "work has been seen in major publications and architectural press such as the "The New York Times," "Dwell," "Metropolis," "Architectural...