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Charlotte R White
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
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.
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.
Postcard of Nelson Drive
Our Endangered Park and Boulevard System
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...
Park & Boulevard System: Kansas City, Missouri
Street map of Kansas City showing parks, cemeteries, industrial districts, and park district boundaries.
Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Mo.
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.
Park Land near 48th Street
View looking north over park land at 48th Street and the Country Club Car line. Shows Park Lane Hotel, St. Luke's Hospital, and Ponce De Leon Hotel, and three unidentified children.
Park's Jewel Returns to Glory
Photo and article about the re-opening on October 11, 2001 of Cliff Drive as a "historic roadway" in Northeast Kansas City receiving "the State Scenic By-Way designation." Also a chronology of Cliff Drive's...
Park, Boulevard, Street Railway and Railway Map of Kansas City, Mo. and Kansas City, Kas.
Street map of Kansas City, Missouri, and Kansas City, Kansas, showing parks, park districts, railroad and street car lines, etc. Inset map of the Midwest shows railroad lines converging on Kansas City....
Parkways and Land Values
Chapter of the book devoted to the parkways of the park and boulevard system of Kansas City, with photos, descriptions, and maps.
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.
Paseo, North from 17th Street
Postcard of the Paseo, North from 17th Street
Postcard of the pergola at 10th Street and The Paseo.
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.
Pocket Map of Greater Kansas City
Street map of Kansas City and environs, including Kansas City, Kansas, and North Kansas City, Missouri; inset map of Independence. Index lists schools, hospitals, and streets. Map shows parks, airports,...
Presenting Kansas City to its forty thousand newcomers.
March 7, 1943
Written as a a "guide to newcomers to Kansas City", this article provides an overview of the City, its layout and attractions in 1943.
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.
Returning Gillham Road to All Its Historical Glory
Article describes the efforts of Dona Boley and several neighborhood groups to envision the future of Gillham Road. The Gillham Road Improvement Project (GRIP) intends to restore Gillham Road, from Armour...
Roanoke Park, Roanoke Roadway
Postcard of Roanoke Roadway in Roanoke Park
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.
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