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81. Park Sizes Park Sizes Park sizes according to the Park Department, on January 1, 1962: Swope Park: 1,766.011 acres. North Terrace: 294.294 acres. Penn Valley: 175.687 acres. Loose: 74.075 acres. Roanoke: 36.246 acres. Spring...

82. Parks and Boulevards Parks and Boulevards May 31, 1905 Several references to the park and boulevard system in discussions of city politics and the "city beautiful" movement. Portraits and descriptions of those prominently involved, including George Kessler,...

83. Parks as a Commercial Asset Parks as a Commercial Asset December/10/1910 View of the system as a means of not only creating natural beauty within the city but also of increasing property values.

84. 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.

85. Paseo Boulevard Paseo Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of the Paseo, part of the park and boulevard system, from Independence Avenue to 79th Street, 9.32 miles long, acquired in 1896-1914.

86. Penn Valley Park Penn Valley Park 1995 Description of the 129.62-acre park acquired in 1898, between 26th, Wyandotte, 31st, and Southwest Trafficway, with photos, drawing, and history.

87. Pershing Road Pershing Road 1995 Description with photos and history of Pershing Road, part of the park and boulevard system, from Broadway to Gillham Roads, 0.66 miles long, acquired in 1913-1922.

88. Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System, The Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System, The Spring//2001 This article gives an overview of the history of the development of the park and boulevard system in Kansas City starting in the late nineteenth century, including the people who made it happen. Illustrations...

89. Prospect Avenue Prospect Avenue 1995 Description with photos and history of Prospect Avenue/Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Lexington to Independence Avenues, 0.31 miles long, acquired in 1908.

90. Report of the Board of Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. Report of the Board of Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. //1915 Much history of the different parks in this report.

91. 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 Proposed plans for the the park called "The Parade."

92. 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.

93. Roanoke Park Roanoke Park 1995 Description of the 36.25-acre park acquired in 1901-1923, between 35th, Summit, Valentine, and Wyoming Streets, with photos and history.

94. Roanoke Parkway Roanoke Parkway 1995 Description with photos and history of Roanoke Parkway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Ward Parkway to 43rd Street, 0.97 miles long, acquired in 1917.

95. Rockhill Road Rockhill Road 1995 Description with photos and history of Rockhill Road, part of the park and boulevard system, from Gregory Boulevard to 45th Street, 3.71 miles long, acquired in 1909-1924.

96. Rockhill Terrace Rockhill Terrace 1995 Description with photos and history of Rockhill Terrace, part of the park and boulevard system, from West Gillham Road to Brush Creek Boulevard, 0.28 miles long, acquired in 1911.

97. Sanford Brown Plaza Sanford Brown Plaza 1995 Description of the 3.09-acre park acquired in 1908, between Park and Brooklyn Avenue on both sides of Linwood Boulevard, with drawing, photos, and history.

98. Shall Kansas City Remain the "City Beautiful"? Shall Kansas City Remain the "City Beautiful"? October/3/1925 Suggestions for park improvements in the context of their role in the appearance of the city to both residents and first-time visitors.

99. Sheffield Park Sheffield Park 1995 Description of the 11.24-acre park acquired in 1913, between 10th, Winchester, 12th and Ewing Avenue, with photos, drawing, and history.

100. Southmoreland Park Southmoreland Park 1995 Description of the 3.86-acre park acquired in 1897, between 45th and Oak Streets and Warwick and Brush Creek Boulevard, with photos and history.