Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
Search results for: 137 item(s) for: "Parks" park and boulevard system
Search current collection(s) again
Refine your search
Type
Book Section (75)
Book (30)
Magazine Article (20)
Newspaper Article (4)
Biography (3)
Show more...

Creator
Janice Lee (74)
David Boutros (74)
Deon Wolfenbarger (74)
Charlotte R White (74)
Fred Gabelman (13)
Show more...

Date
1995 (74)
//1920 (12)
1908 (4)
1938 (2)
1893 (2)
Show more...

 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. World Famous Kansas City Park System: A Great Accomplishment World Famous Kansas City Park System: A Great Accomplishment April//1925 History and description of the park and boulevard system, explaining its benefits to the city, with photos.

2. Wilbur H. Dunn Park Wilbur H. Dunn Park 1995 Description of the 9.23-acre park acquired in 1937, between Meyer and Paseo Boulevards on two sides, and 68th Street, with photos, drawing, and history.

3. Wilbur H. Dunn Wilbur H. Dunn September/19/1938 Information about Dunn, the superintendant of the parks for many years.

4. 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 Several references and discussions about the park system.

5. 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

6. West Terrace Park West Terrace Park 1995 Description of the northernmost section of the 30.56-acre West Terrace Park, acquired in 1900, between 8th, Jefferson, and Hereford Drive, and the West Bluffs, with photos and history.

7. West Terrace Park West Terrace Park 1995 Description of the 30.56-acre park acquired in 1900, along the West Bluffs, from 6th to 7th Streets, with photos, drawing, and history.

8. West Terrace Park West Terrace Park 1995 Description of the southernmost section of West Terrace Park, between Jarboe, 17th, and West Pennway Streets and a playground, with photos, history, and drawings.

9. West Prospect Place Triangle West Prospect Place Triangle April 3, 1905 West Prospect Place: Located at 16th Street and West Prospect Place. Cost of construction--$243.95. Maintenance--261.42; 505.37. This little triangle was the original park property of Kansas City. Area,...

10. West Pennway Avenue West Pennway Avenue 1995 Description with photos and history of West Pennway Avenue, part of the park and boulevard system, from Beardsley Road to 26th Street, 1.15 miles long, acquired in 1908-1913.

11. Well Tended Parks and Boulevards Enrich Kansas City's Beauty Well Tended Parks and Boulevards Enrich Kansas City's Beauty 1950 Description of the system in general and how it developed.

12. Washington Square Park Washington Square Park 1995 Description of the 4.74-acre park acquired in 1921, between the Kansas City Terminal Railway and Grand, Pershing, and Main Streets, with photos, drawing, and history, having largely "lost its significance"...

13. Warwick Boulevard Warwick Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history ofWarwick Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Linwood to Brush Creek Boulevards, 1.80 miles long, acquired in 1919.

14. Ward Parkway Ward Parkway 1995 This illustrated book describes the history of the park and boulevard system, from Baltimore Avenue to 77th Street, 5.89 miles long, acquired in 1911-1920.

15. Van Brunt Park Van Brunt Park 1995 Description of the park acquired in 1911, between Van Brunt Boulevard, Van Brunt Drive, Hardesty Avenue and 17th Street, with photos and history.

16. Van Brunt Boulevard Van Brunt Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Van Brunt Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Gladstone Boulevard to 31st Street, 3.25 miles long, acquired in 1912-1914.

17. Valentine Road Valentine Road 1995 Description with photos and history of Valentine Road, part of the park and boulevard system, from Broadway Boulevard to Genesee Street, 0.91 miles long, acquired in 1906-1907.

18. Troost Park Troost Park 1995 Description of the 8.75-acre park, between 27th, Vine, 31st, and Tracy Avenue, with photos and history.

19. 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),...

20. 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.