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Robert V Hurst
Joseph R Watson
Jose F Aponte
Armour Hills--Neighborhood Amenities Lure Residents Outdoors
Article about the rising values and increasing renovation of residences in the Armour Hills residential district, between 65th, Gregory, Oak, and Brookside Boulevard, with photos.
Beacon Hill-Longfellow Area Plan: Area Plan 10
Land use, long-range goals, and maps of the neighborhood.
Birth of a City
Historical overview of residential districts in Kansas City, starting in 1854 with Kersey Coates and Quality Hill.
Briarcliff-Davidson-Antioch Area Plan: Area Plan 39
Land use, long-range plans, and maps of the Briarcliff, Davidson, and Antioch residential districts, bounded collectively by Highway 169, I-35, Englewood Road, and North Kansas City city limits.
Brookside: A Small Town in a Big City
Article describing the Brookside neighborhood as a mixed residential and business district, similar to a small town, with photos and illustrated map.
Business: Crestwood Tenants Secure Destiny
Article about the purchase in the Brookside neighborhood by local business people of the Crestwood Shopping Center, "the first commercial building built by J. C. Nichols," describing the improvements to...
Central Hyde Park Is Nominated to the National Register of Historic Places
News of the nomination of the "Central Hyde Park District" for the National Register, primarily a residential neighborhood.
Child's Play: The Rebirth of Santa Fe Place
Article giving history and description of the district between 27th, Linwood, Prospect, and Indiana Avenue, and its efforts to rebuild its homes and businesses in safety from crime and poverty.
Country Club Area Plan: Area Plan 22
Land use, long-range goals, and maps of the Country Club residential district, bounded by Volker-Ward Parkway, State Line, Gregory, and Troost-Oak Streets.
Crestwood: KC's Friendly Showplace
Description of the design and culture of the neighborhood "between UMKC and 56th Street with east-west borders between Oak and Holmes streets," developed in 1919 by J. C. Nichols, with streets following...
Developer Prepares to Restart Beacon Hill Work
May 12-18, 2006
The Beacon Hill neighborhood covers about 90 acres and is located east from Troost Avenue to Vine Street between 22nd and 27th streets. Zimmer Real Estate Services LC plan to build 40 townhouses this fall....
Discovering the Past
Some history of the Roanoke Park area of Westport.
Dispute Pits Tennis Club Vs. Nelson Museum
May 8, 2008
There is tension between the Rockhill neighborhood and the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art concerning the fate of the Rockhill Tennis Club. The museum trustees own the tennis club at 46th Street and Rockhill...
Diversity Meets Quality: Shoal Creek Builds on Everything Great About Kansas City
Author reports that after three years of intensive planning, design and public workshops, Shoal Creek Valley broke ground on its second neighborhood, The Village. Shoal Creek Valley is in the Liberty School...
East 23rd Street Area Plan: Area Plan 9
Land use, long-range goals, and maps of the East 23rd Street residential district, bounded by I-70 to the west and south, Kansas City Terminal Railway, and Topping Avenue.
East Meyer Boulevard Area Plan: Area Plan 23
Land use, long-range goals, and maps of the East Meyer Boulevard residential district, bounded by Troost, 63rd, the Big Blue River, and 79th-75th Streets.
Favored Historic Neighborhood Marks 100 Years
A brief history of the Coleman Highlands neighborhood established in 1869 by William T. Coleman. The neighborhood is located just south of Roanoke Park between 31st, 35th, Holly, and Southwest Trafficways....
Field Notes: Santa Fe Place
Short notice of the halfway mark toward the completion of the survey of Santa Fe Place, involving "photographing. ..cataloging negatives, gathering necessary information from water and building permits...
Garfield-Independence Plaza Area Plan: Area Plan 1
Land use, long-range plans, and maps of the Garfield and Independence Plaza residential districts, bounded by I-70, I-35, Missouri-Pacific Railroad Yards, and Prospect Avenue.
Gashland Area Plan: Area Plan 40
Land use, long-range plans, and maps of the Gashland residential district, bounded by the Platte County line, Gladstone city limits, Northwest 96th, and North Brighton Avenue.
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