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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
S W Rider
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A KC Landmark Goes Overlooked
April 21, 2015
Article marking the 100th year of the Hotel Muehlebach at 12th and Baltimore. First opened in May 1915 on the former site of the old First Baptist Church, the 500-room, 12-story, $2 million hotel quickly...
Postcard of The Ambassador Hotel at 36th and Broadway
Street level view looking south on Baltimore Avenue between 11th Street and 12th Street in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. View includes the Italian Gardens restaurant located at 1110 Baltimore with a...
Barn in the U.S.A.
November 22-28, 2012
Article describes the 2012 reopening of the President Hotel restaurant as Providence New American Kitchen following the closing of the Drum Room in 2008. The interior design, decor, and menu are described....
Blossom House Restaurant
March 15, 1905
Photo of the interior of the Blossom House's restaurant in an ad next to an ad for the Hotel Belmont with an illustration of it at 301 West 9th Street.
Blue Goose Cafe
Postcard of interior of the Blue Goose Cafe
January 31-February 6, 2013
Article announces that Lilly's restaurant in the Marriott hotel located at 200 West 12th Street has reopened as MetropolitanKC. A brief history of the hotel and its associated restaurant ventures is provided....
Crown Center Shops--Innovative Retailing: A Special Report
Entire section of the newspaper about Crown Center, consisting of articles and photos of its new shops.
Downtown KC's Long Road Back
May 18, 19, & 20, 2008
Series of three articles discussing and measuring downtown's progress. The three-day series "charts Kansas City's downtown comeback, compares it to recoveries elsewhere and explores what it needs to continue...
Freight House Hotel Planned
August 4, 2007
The article states, "The developer of the historic Freight House building, home of three upscale restaurants, wants to complete his original plan by building a 21-story hotel and garage nearby." The 120-year-old...
Great Escapes: Grand Hotel
Some history of the hotel, including mention of former guests Sarah Bernhardt, Will Rogers, W. C. Fields, Theodore Roosevelt, and Harry Houdini, as well as of the song about it, "Stompin' at the Savoy"...
Here & There
Article about the reopening of the West End Hotel after renovations to the hotel and restaurant building at 1619 Genesee Street prevented due to fire.
Historic Savoy Damaged in Fire
October 24, 2014
Article states that the Hotel Savoy and Savoy Grill restaurant at 219 W. 9th Street were damaged by a fire on October 23, 2014. It is stated that the fire started in the building's basement and spread...
Homer Roberts and Reuben Street
Book excerpt about Homer Roberts and Reuben and Ella Street, early black businesspeople of Kansas City. Roberts was "one of the first African American car salesmen in the country" and Reuben Street was...
Hotel: Puttin' on the Ritz at the Hyatt
Story of a slow day at the hotel, covering most of its services.
Hyde Park Hotel
Hyde Park Hotel, 336 W. 36th Street, was built in 1925 and later known as the Hyde Park Family Hotel. Pusateri's Restaurant in the hotel had an address of 3561 Broadway.
Kansas City in Caricature
Illustrated caricature of H. J. Prada of the Rialto Café.
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Biographical sketch of Ira Van Noy (company president born in Indiana in 1861 with residence at 2642 Benton Boulevard) and his brother Charles Van Noy (junior partner born in Goshen City, Missouri in 1870),...
KC Couple's Converted Hotel Named Home of the Year
December 26, 2004
The Metropolitan Home magazine's Home of the Year award goes to a building at 1922 Main Street and is featured in the January/February issue. Owners Don and Joyce Omer turned a commercial structure into...
Milner Hotel and Savoy Grill
Street view of the Milner Hotel (formerly the Savoy Hotel), the Savoy Grill (209 W. 9th Street), and other businesses near the southeast corner of 9th and Central. Other businesses shown include Frisco's...
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