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1. Biography of George E. Kessler (1862-1923), Landscape Architect Biography of George E. Kessler (1862-1923), Landscape Architect 2003

2. Biography of August Meyer (1851-1905), Parks and Boulevards Leader Biography of August Meyer (1851-1905), Parks and Boulevards Leader 2003

3. Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan Where These Rocky Bluffs Meet, Including the Story of the Kansas City Ten-Year Plan 1938

4. Biography of Delbert J. Haff (1859-1943), Early Parks and Boulevards Legal Counsel Biography of Delbert J. Haff (1859-1943), Early Parks and Boulevards Legal Counsel 1999

5. A Stately and Serene Oasis in Kessler Park A Stately and Serene Oasis in Kessler Park February 13, 2011 A short description of the Colonnade and JFK Memorial in Kessler Park located at the intersection of Gladstone Boulevard and St. John Avenue. The Colonnade, designed by Henry Wright and possibly based...

6. Did You Know? Horses and Parks Did You Know? Horses and Parks April/4/2001 Article about many of the changes in the Northeast residential district since the beginning of the park and boulevard system. Description of some of the riders of (and places designed partly for horses...

7. Everything's Up-to-Date in Kansas City's Park System Everything's Up-to-Date in Kansas City's Park System December//1952 Article about the "updating" of the park system's facilities and roads, with new pavement, additional parking, new buildings, etc.

8. 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...

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. 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...

11. How the Parks and Boulevards of Kansas City Are Financed How the Parks and Boulevards of Kansas City Are Financed June//1913 Article explaining the financing of the park and boulevard system by its primary designer, landscape architect George E. Kessler, with photos, map, and discussion.

12. 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.

13. 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.

14. Park and Boulevard System Park and Boulevard System Award program for the Park and Boulevard System as the National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark on October 21, 1974.

15. August Meyer August Meyer 1908 Biographical sketch of August Meyer (1851-1905), a civil engineer and native of Saint Louis, Missouri, coming to Kansas City in 1881 as a mining investor and co-founder of the park board and the park and...

16. Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri //1920 Brief description and photo of the park.

17. 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.

18. Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri //1920 Description and photos of the "proposed parkway along and including the Blue River from 15th to Swope Park."

19. 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.

20. Murray Davis Park Murray Davis Park 1995 Description of the 0.09-acre park acquired in 1926, between 40th and Main and a parking area, with photos and history.