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1. A High-Quality Facelift A High-Quality Facelift January 2010 Review of the renovation of Quality Hill Playhouse, a 153-seat theater at 303 W. 10th Street in Kansas City. The first two phases of the three-phase project have been completed. Once the required funds...

2. A Player without Plays A Player without Plays December 1, 2006 Article profiling the commercial success of the Quality Hill Playhouse and its cabaret performances emceed by J. Kent Barnhart. The theater, located at 303 W. 10th Street, had been operating for 12 years...

3. Birth of a City Birth of a City May//1978 Historical overview of residential districts in Kansas City, starting in 1854 with Kersey Coates and Quality Hill.

4. Blossom Mansion Lives as Business House Blossom Mansion Lives as Business House March 1972 Report on the preservation and remodeling of the Blossom House hotel at 1032 Pennsylvania Avenue, "built in 1882 in the style of the Chicago School," with its history and biographical information on its...

5. Brief History of Historic Preservation in Kansas City Brief History of Historic Preservation in Kansas City May-June//1982 Comprehensive article about the history of architectural preservation in Kansas City and the nation, with most efforts beginning after the 1960s, including Quality Hill, but the first probably the 1922...

6. Building in the Kansas City Tradition Is Shoal Creek Valley's FOCUS Building in the Kansas City Tradition Is Shoal Creek Valley's FOCUS November 2001 Photos, maps, and extensive article on the new Shoal Creek Valley mixed residential and commercial neighborhood in Kansas City, North, as compared to older but similarly planned sections of town. Description...

7. Carrie Reeder House Restoration into Final Phases Carrie Reeder House Restoration into Final Phases February 1978 Article about the restoration of the Carrie Reeder (its resident in 1886) home at 1308 Pennsylvania Street, the new "home of the Electric Association of Missouri and Kansas," with photos. Work on the house...

8. Century-Old '81 Club Reveres Its Founder Century-Old '81 Club Reveres Its Founder Winter//1981 Biographical article about "Sarah Walter Chandler Coates, wife of Kersey Coates," and her founding of the '81 Club of Kansas City, a social club on Quality Hill, celebrating its centennial year, with photos....

9. Coates House Rehab Underway Coates House Rehab Underway March-April//1985 Actual renovation work being started on the hotel to be used as apartments in the new Quality Hill project downtown.

10. Coates House Sold Coates House Sold March-April//1984 Sale of the hotel "[c]onsidered to be the most important historic building extant in downtown" for reuse as an apartment building "as the gateway into the Quality Hill project."

11. Dreamscape: Brian Collins and His Vision of a New Downtown Dreamscape: Brian Collins and His Vision of a New Downtown October 1, 1985 Biographical article about Brian Collins, executive director of the Kansas City Redevelopment Authority. Photo and description of his life and career, born in about 1947 in Indiana, involved in the urban...

12. Early Kansas City Architect: A Liberated Woman Early Kansas City Architect: A Liberated Woman April//1978 Photos and biographical article about Nelle Peters (1884-1974), a prolific architect (pictured) specializing in apartments and hotels in Kansas City and also designing churches, hotels, residences, and...

13. It's Not Easy Being Megee It's Not Easy Being Megee November 2000 Photos and biographical article about Ron Megee, "Kansas City's most wicked theatrical wit" and "the man behind some of the most dramatically lit produce in the Midwest," operating as both a theater director...

14. Kansas City Southern and Downtown Corporate Citizenry Kansas City Southern and Downtown Corporate Citizenry April 2002 The feature in this month's "Ground Breaking" column is Kansas City Southern and its commitment to downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The article describes the company's corporate headquarters located downtown...

15. Kansas City: Once the Sodom-Gomorrah of the Short Grass, It Has Now Repented, Waxed Fat and Respectable Kansas City: Once the Sodom-Gomorrah of the Short Grass, It Has Now Repented, Waxed Fat and Respectable March//1950 Extensive article about constants and changes in the character of Kansas City, including its vice, violence, and corruption of the late 1800s and 1930s. Also a descriptive section on Independence and several...

16. Kersey Coates: The Man behind Quality Hill Kersey Coates: The Man behind Quality Hill December//1991 Photo and biographical article about Colonel Kersey Coates (1823-1887) and his residential development Downtown following the Civil War called Quality Hill.

17. Let's Get Excited Let's Get Excited November//1986 Article describing the success of the residential redevelopment of Quality Hill, including construction of new apartments blending in with the existing structures being rehabilitated.

18. Mark Edelman Brings Broadway to our Town & Several Others Mark Edelman Brings Broadway to our Town & Several Others Fall 2005 Kansas City native Mark Edelman founded the Theater League with Rich Mais in 1977. The League's goal is to bring musicals from New York to Kansas City as well as nine other cities. The League built the...

19. Old Homes Remaining on Quality Hill Soon to Be Demolished Old Homes Remaining on Quality Hill Soon to Be Demolished October//1962 Article describing the Fisher brothers' sawmill "'at the foot of Fifth street, West Bottoms,'" built in 1866 in Kansas City, with a significant role in the early construction industry of the city, putting...

20. Old Homes Remaining on Quality Hill Soon to Be Demolished Old Homes Remaining on Quality Hill Soon to Be Demolished October//1962 Story of two adjacent homes of members of the Fisher family on Quality Hill at 701 and 711 Pennsylvania Avenue, scheduled for demolition in area redevelopment plans. Photos and history of Quality Hill,...