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1. A Classic goal for bank A Classic goal for bank October 10, 2003 Article describes plans for new Federal Reserve bank building near Penn Valley Park. President Thomas M. Hoenig, said the New York architectural firm of Pei Cobb Freed & Partners and the Kansas City firm...

2. A Dream of What Might Be When Kansas City Acquires "Signboard" Hill [and] What Will Happen if "Signboard" A Dream of What Might Be When Kansas City Acquires "Signboard" Hill [and] What Will Happen if "Signboard" Hill Is Allowed to Continue May/27/1923 Large illustrations of potential developments on Signboard Hill (later the site of the Crown Center mixed use complex) across Main Street from Liberty Memorial and Penn Valley Park. First illustration...

3. An Impressive Start at Revitalizing Penn Valley Park An Impressive Start at Revitalizing Penn Valley Park May 12, 2013 Editorial summarizes recent efforts to revitalize Penn Valley Park and suggests future improvements. The author states that the efforts took place under the leadership of the Penn Valley Park Conservancy...

4. Banking on a New KC Legacy Banking on a New KC Legacy June 12, 2008 The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City moved into its new headquarters located near Liberty memorial and the edge of Penn Valley Park. The grand opening is scheduled for June 12, 2008. The new building...

5. Beloved Penn Valley Park Has New Protector Beloved Penn Valley Park Has New Protector May 26, 2010 The Penn Valley Conservancy is a new organization and a "potentially powerful ally for the stretched city parks department" in advocating for the park. The group's purpose is to protect the historic park...

6. Beyond the Trees of Penn Valley Park, the Towers of the City Beyond the Trees of Penn Valley Park, the Towers of the City June/28/1964 Photo of the park and the view from it of Downtown, with caption.

7. Bucks and Lapse Stop Hugh Harry Bucks and Lapse Stop Hugh Harry April 30, 2006 The Native Sons Scouts had set a goal of raising $400,000 for a large statue of Harry Truman to be at Union Station and to be dedicated on May 8, Truman's birthday. As it turns out the group had not submitted...

8. Developer Buys BMA Tower Developer Buys BMA Tower October 12, 2004 SWD Communities in Newport Beach, California, "has purchased the former BMA Tower by Penn Valley Park and will convert it into condominiums designed to rival those on the Country Club Plaza." The original...

9. Fierro Brings Experience to Park Commission Fierro Brings Experience to Park Commission September 29-October 12, 2005 Article profiles John Fierro who has just been appointed to the Board of Parks & Recreation. A native of the Westside, Fierro has served on numerous public commissions and the Friends of Penn Valley Park....

10. Give Your Regards to Broadway, KC Give Your Regards to Broadway, KC November 28, 2006 Discussion of the proposed light-rail plan and its affect on Penn Valley Park. The plan calls for the removal of Broadway or technically Penn Valley Drive within the Park between 26th and 31st streets....

11. He Wants You to Think He Wants You to Think March 16, 2014 Profile of Kansas City artist Peter Cowdin, known to the arts community as A. Bitterman. The author writes that Bitterman was trained as a printmaker, moved to Kansas City in 1988 where he took a hiatus...

12. Heatlh Midwest's Approach to Problem of Dirty Birds Has Employees Concerned Heatlh Midwest's Approach to Problem of Dirty Birds Has Employees Concerned November-December/24-1/1999 Discusses hospital's attempts to eliminate the problem of excess birds in the parking garage using the pesticide Avitrol, and its possible side effects on people and other animals in the surrounding area....

13. It Takes One To Know One: Prostitute Recovery Program To Open Historic Northeast Office, Ministry It Takes One To Know One: Prostitute Recovery Program To Open Historic Northeast Office, Ministry March/20/2002 Business owners and residents of the Northeast area cruised the Independence Avenue corridor looking for prostitution activities. This year they will partner with the Veronica's Voice program which seeks...

14. Just Off Broadway Theatre Gets Larger Home Just Off Broadway Theatre Gets Larger Home July 10, 2011 Thanks to tax increment financing dollars from the Federal Reserve's new regional headquarters just south of Penn Valley Park, the Just Off Broadway Theatre has been able to "dramatically enhance the building...

15. Monuments: 'They Remind Us Things Occurred because of Man's Initiative' Monuments: 'They Remind Us Things Occurred because of Man's Initiative' May/2/1996 Article about memorials in Kansas City in general, highlighting the Salvatore Grisafe memorial at 16th and Paseo Boulevards and Spanish-American War Memorial of "The Hiker" at Penn Valley Park, among other...

16. Monuments: 'They Remind Us Things Occurred because of Man's Initiative' Monuments: 'They Remind Us Things Occurred because of Man's Initiative' May/2/1996 Article about memorials in Kansas City in general, highlighting, among others, the Charles Carroll Spalding Memorial at Penn Valley Park and the William T. Fitzsimons Memorial.

17. Penn Valley Park Penn Valley Park November/13/1927 History regarding the land that later became part of Penn Valley Park, especially the home of Frank L. Wilkinson and where the Pioneer Mother statue now stands.

18. Remember KC's Hottest Summer? Residents Sweltered in Disbelief in 1936 Remember KC's Hottest Summer? Residents Sweltered in Disbelief in 1936 August/14/1986 Article about the 1936 heat wave with record high temperatures at the time and clippings of headlines and cartoons.

19. Scout Resumes Watch over City Scout Resumes Watch over City September/21/1960 Photo and description of the restored Scout Statue at Penn Valley Park, created by sculptor Cyrus Dallin.

20. Spanish American War Memorial Spanish American War Memorial May/30/1955