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61. Kessler Park Kessler Park 1995 Description of the 302.87-acre park acquired in 1895, between the Missouri Pacific Railroad, Belmont and Gladstone Boulevards, and Paseo Boulevard, including the Colonnade, Cliff Drive, and Indian Mound,...

62. Kessler Society Continues Namesake's Dedication to Landscape Ideals Kessler Society Continues Namesake's Dedication to Landscape Ideals May 8, 2008 Information on George Kessler and the local Kessler Society located at 104 W. Ninth St., Suite 30, Kansas City, Missouri. "The Kessler Society is dedicated to educating the public on the historical significance...

63. Laura Conyers Smith Municipal Rose Gardens Laura Conyers Smith Municipal Rose Gardens 1995 Description of the garden in the northwest corner of Loose Park established in the 1930s, with photos, drawing, and history.

64. Linwood Boulevard Linwood Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Linwood Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Broadway to Van Brunt Boulevard, 3.43 miles long, acquired in 1899-1925.

65. Loose Park Loose Park 1995 Description of the 74.08-acre park acquired in 1927, between 51st, Wornall, 55th, and Summit Streets, with photos, history, and drawings.

66. Manheim Road Manheim Road 1995 Description with photos and history of Manheim Road, part of the park and boulevard system, from Holmes Road to Paseo Boulevard, 0.62 miles long, acquired in 1910-1914.

67. Maple Boulevard Maple Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Maple Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Missouri Street to Independence Avenue, 0.18 miles long, acquired in 1907.

68. Meyer Boulevard Meyer Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of Meyer Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Ward to Swope Parkway, 2.80 miles long, acquired in 1913.

69. Mill Creek Park Mill Creek Park 1995 Description of the 11.31-acre park acquired in 1908, between 43rd Street, J. C. Nichols and Ward Parkways, and Kansas City Railway right-of-way, with photos and history.

70. Montgall Park Montgall Park 1995 Description of the 6.10-acre park acquired in 1920, between 21st, Walrond, 22nd, and Kansas Avenue, with photos and history.

71. Mulkey Square Mulkey Square 1995 Description of the section of West Terrace Park, at the northwest corner of 13th and Summit Streets, with photos, drawing, and history.

72. 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.

73. Nelson C. Crews Square Nelson C. Crews Square 1995 Description of the 6.29-acre park acquired in 1927, between 26th, an alley between Michigan and Euclid, 27th, and Woodland Avenues, with photos and history.

74. Observation Park Observation Park 1995 Description of the 4.32-acre park acquired in 1899, between 20th, Jarboe, 21st, and Holly Streets, with photos, drawing, and history.

75. 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...

76. Parade Park Parade Park 1995 Description of the 20.99-acre park acquired in 1900, between Paseo, Truman, Woodland, and 17th Terrace, with photos and history as the first local playground and "one of the earliest parks designated for...

77. 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.

78. Park and Boulevard System Park and Boulevard System Information about the Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri.

79. 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.

80. 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...