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1. A Union Station Park A Union Station Park March 1914 Short article about the favorable proposition to use the "land directly to the south of the new Union Station. ..for park purposes," and "that ample traffic ways to the east and to the west from the station...

2. 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...

3. 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...

4. 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.

5. Eva Barnhardt [sic] Gray Reminisces: Before Penn Valley Was a Park It Meant Homes and Businesses Eva Barnhardt [sic] Gray Reminisces: Before Penn Valley Was a Park It Meant Homes and Businesses Summer//1980 Reminiscences about early businesses and homes, including that of the interviewee's father, J. C. Burkhardt, a grocer.

6. 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....

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

8. George Kessler Collection Finding Aid George Kessler Collection Finding Aid 1895-1923 This one box collection includes 16 landscape drawings done primarily by George Kessler, dated 1910 - 1916 and covering not only Penn Valley Park and North Terrace Park in Kansas City but also projects...

9. Green Spaces Green Spaces March 2008 A brief history of the parks and boulevard system in Kansas City and future plans for downtown green spaces. Included is a detailed map of parks throughout the city. Kansas City is home to 214 parks and...

10. 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...

11. Map of Penn Valley Park Map of Penn Valley Park 1910 Map of Penn Valley Park, showing wooded areas, tennis courts, ball fields, etc. At the time of the map's printing, George E. Kessler (landscape architect) and W. H. Dunn (Superintendent of Parks) were...

12. Penn Valley Lake Penn Valley Lake 1932-10-15 View of Lake in Penn Valley Park looking northeast.

13. Penn Valley Lake Penn Valley Lake View of Penn Valley Lake located in Penn Valley Park in Kansas City, Missouri. Park is located between Broadway and Pennsylvania, north of 29th Street.

14. 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.

15. Penn Valley Park Penn Valley Park 1935-04-23 Bird's eye view of Japanese cherry trees in Penn Valley Park.

16. 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.

17. Penn Valley Park Penn Valley Park

18. Penn Valley Park Penn Valley Park Summer 1945 Participants in Spanish costume at a Playground Area Fair in Penn Valley Park.

19. Penn Valley Park Penn Valley Park View of Penn Valley Park, looking toward the north/northeast, shows lake in foreground and Kansas City skyline in distance.

20. Penn Valley Park Penn Valley Park Postcard view of Penn Valley Park