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21. Brookside Boulevard Brookside Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history Brookside Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Ward Parkway to Meyer Boulevard, 2.10 miles long, acquired in 1913.

22. Brush Creek Boulevard Brush Creek Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Brush Creek Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Main Street to Benton Boulevard, 2.02 miles long, acquired in 1908-1911.

23. Brush Creek Parkway Brush Creek Parkway 1995 Description with photos and history of Brush Creek Parkway, part of the park and boulevard system, from State Line Road and Ward Parkway to Cleveland Avenue, 3.63 miles long, acquired in 1916-1917.

24. Budd Park Budd Park 1995 Description of the 26.39-acre park acquired in 1891, between Saint John, Hardesty, and Brighton Avenue, and Budd Park Esplanade, with photos and history.

25. Budd Park Esplanade Budd Park Esplanade 1995 Description with photos and history of Budd Park Esplanade, part of the park and boulevard system, from Van Brunt Boulevard to Hardesty Avenue, 0.37 miles long, acquired in 1913-1915.

26. Central Park Central Park 1995 Description of the formerly 8.01-acre park acquired in 1931, between 31st, Monroe, Linwood, and Indiana Avenue, with photos, drawing, and history, having lost much of its original "integrity" as a park....

27. Chestnut Parkway Chestnut Parkway 1995 Description with photos and history of Chestnut Parkway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Independence Avenue to the north boundary of Kessler Park, 0.37 miles long, acquired in 1913-1915.

28. City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 City of the Future: A Narrative History of Kansas City, 1850-1950 1950 Story of the initial controversy over bringing parks to the city between "reformers," those in favor of city beautification, and "mossbacks," those against it, in the late 1800s.

29. City Planning with Special Reference to the Planning of Streets and Lots City Planning with Special Reference to the Planning of Streets and Lots //1916 Photos and references to planned parks and residential areas, sidewalks, and roads, etc., with regard to conforming to the land.

30. Cliff Drive Cliff Drive 1995 Description with photos and history of Cliff Drive, part of the park and boulevard system, from Gladstone Boulevard to the western edge of Kessler Park, 6.5 miles long, acquired in 1906-1931.

31. Columbus Square Columbus Square 1995 Description of the 4.01-acre park acquired in 1909, between Charlotte, Missouri, Pacific, and Holmes Streets, with photos, history and drawing.

32. Cowtown 1890 Becomes City Beautiful 1962: The Story of Kansas City's Parks Cowtown 1890 Becomes City Beautiful 1962: The Story of Kansas City's Parks 1962 Origins and early history of the parks and urban planning in the city, describing the efforts to beautify and maintain the growing city, starting in 1872 with such men as Milton McGee, William R. Nelson,...

33. Data on Parks and Boulevards of the 50 Largest Cities Data on Parks and Boulevards of the 50 Largest Cities June/29/1926 Table showing statistics about parks and boulevards for the 50 largest American cities, with Kansas City having the most miles of boulevards at 90, followed by Chicago at 84.3.

34. 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...

35. Dr. Johnston Lykins Square Dr. Johnston Lykins Square 1995 Description of the 4.95-acre park acquired in 1913, between 7th, Jackson, 8th, and Myrtle Streets, with photos and history.

36. 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.

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

38. From the Silver City to Kansas City: August and Emma Meyer in Leadville and Beyond From the Silver City to Kansas City: August and Emma Meyer in Leadville and Beyond Spring 2008 In-depth article about August Meyer and his wife Emma, the smelting and refining businesses Meyer was part of, his role in the development of Leadville, Colorado, and his founding of the Kansas City Smelting...

39. Funkhouser Shakes Up Park Board Funkhouser Shakes Up Park Board June 12, 2007 Newly elected mayor Mark Funkhouser has appointed a new Kansas City park board. The members are John Fierro, Tyrone Aiken, Frances Semler, Aggie Stackhaus, and Ajamu Webster. Funkhouser "took a slap at...

40. Garrison Square Garrison Square 1995 Description of the 3.04-acre park acquire in 1909, between 4th, Forest, 5th, and Troost Avenue, with photos, drawing, and history.