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Ben J Lubschez
Charles Smith, Kansas City Architect
June 11, 1905
Biographical sketch of Charles Ashley Smith, or Charles Smith (1866-1948), a prominent Kansas City architect. Native of Ohio coming to Kansas City, Missouri, in 1887 as a draftsman for architect William...
Col. D. B. Dyer Residence
Photo of the Colonel Daniel Dyer residence, designed by architect James Oliver Hogg, or James Hogg.
Courtlandt Van Brunt Residence
View from east of the residence of Courtlandt Van Brunt, 1400 Drury Lane. Courtlandt Van Brunt himself, son of Kansas city architect Henry Van Brunt, designed the home.
Cowherd Built Homes: "The Standard of Value
Illustration of the "home of L. W. Summerwell, 5535 Garfield" Avenue, designed by Carl Russell, architect.
Deaths: Galen V. R. Gloyd Dies
Photo and obituary for Galen Gloyd, "78, of 16 East [68th Street]," a retired United States Army Corps of Engineer architect. Native of Illinois coming to Kansas City about 1909 and designing "the home...
Deaths: Harry L. Wagner
Obituary for architect Harry Wagner, designer of "several hundred" homes in the Country Club Plaza District, as well as some churches and the remodeling of Municipal Stadium.
Early Kansas City Architect Dies
Tribute to architect Elizabeth Rivard (ca. 1899-1988) upon her death on February 9, 1988. Awarded first architectural award of its kind in 1930, only because identity as a woman was unknown.
Early Kansas City Architect: A Liberated Woman
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...
Early Kansas City Architects:
Photos and biographical article about the father and daughter architectural team of Dr. James Stewart (1852-1920) and his daughter Carrie Stewart. Description of James as a native of Indiana coming to...
Early Kansas City Architects: "Violence in the Ranks"
Biographical article about architect Albert Ramsden, killed in 1888, possibly by architectural colleague John Martling. Photo and description of perhaps his only local design, "Judge Shannon Douglass'...
Early Kansas City Architects: Adriance and John Van Brunt
Photos and biographical article about Adriance Van Brunt (1836-1913) and John Van Brunt (1855-1924), brothers and architects not related to fellow Kansas City architects Henry Van Brunt and Courtlandt...
Early Kansas City Architects: Alice G. Jackson
Photo and biographical article about Alice Jackson, an early woman architect in Kansas City. She was born in Illinois in 1863 and did not start her architectural career until she was almost 50 years old....
Early Kansas City Architects: George Carman
Photos and biographical article about George Carman, a local architect designing the Gem Theater (1615-17 East 18th Street), Kansas City Journal Building (300 E. 8th Street), and many houses.
Early Kansas City Architects: Homemaker Par Excellence
Photos and biographical article about Elizabeth Evans Rivard, a contemporary woman architect of Nelle Peters in Kansas City, designing mainly homes from about 1923 to 1933. Description of her life and...
Early Kansas City Architects: Horace LaPierre
Photos and biographical article about Horace LaPierre, an artistic architect specializing in residential designs in Kansas City.
Early Kansas City Architects: Selby Kurfiss
Photos and biographical article about architect Selby Kurfiss, a native of Kentucky coming to Kansas City by 1891 "as a draftsman for Adriance Van Brunt," dying in 1949. Description of his career, designing...
Early Kansas City Architects: Van Brunt and Howe
Photo and biographical article about Henry Van Brunt (1836-1903) and Frank Howe (1849-1909), partners in the Kansas City architectural firm of Van Brunt & Howe, established here in 1885. Van Brunt a native...
Biographical sketch of Edward Buehler "Ned" Delk, or Edward Delk (1885-1956), an architect from New York starting his practice in Philadelphia in 1913. Description of his career in Kansas City, starting...
Edward Dickinson Residence
September 1, 1912
Photos of the Edward Dickinson residence at 52nd and Madison Streets, designed by architects A. Van Brunt & Company.
Edward George Residence
Photo of the Edward George residence at 4556 Walnut Street, designed by architects A. Van Brunt & Company.
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