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1. 11 River Market Buildings Are Sold 11 River Market Buildings Are Sold December 22, 2004 Article with map illustration and photograph detailing the sale of buildings along Delaware Street in the River Market area. Eleven of the most historic buildings in the area are being sold for a reported...

2. A Bright Edge for River Market A Bright Edge for River Market September 12, 2007 A $3.5 million reconstruction project has been developed for Second Street in the River Market district. The major portion of the project will turn a dirt road into a landscaped pedestrian thoroughfare....

3. Block by Block: From Blueprint to Build-up Block by Block: From Blueprint to Build-up November 18, 2005 A 48-page supplement to the Kansas City Business Journal included in the November 18-24, 2005, v. 24, #11 issue. It features the redevelopment and building going on in the downtown Kansas City area including...

4. Blown Away Blown Away February/17/2002 Long time Kansas City newsman, Charles Gray, looks back and recounts one of his biggest stories. He recalls how just 25 years ago the River Quay, now River Market area, was a war zone controlled by the...

5. Broken Windows Aren't All They Fix Broken Windows Aren't All They Fix July 12, 2005 Review of accomplishments of the Downtown Community Improvement District instituted April 9, 2003. It was noted that crime statistics had dropped in all categories. The program was launched by Bill Dietrich,...

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. City Market Undergoes Changes City Market Undergoes Changes June/26/2002 Improvements and changes are underway in the City Market area. Customers will find more food and less gift items. Construction should start in July on a new entryway on Grand Boulevard as well as two other...

8. Demanding a Grander Vision Demanding a Grander Vision 2004 The authors outline their vision of "River Crown Plaza," an urban corridor stretching from the River Market to Country Club Plaza. The corridor would be characterized by a high-density, high-quality built...

9. Editorial Editorial November-December//1984 Drawings and descriptions of plans for redeveloping the City Market area for tourism.

10. High Life: Downtown Goes Uptown High Life: Downtown Goes Uptown Winter 2004 Article describes the movement back downtown as older buildings are converted to lofts.

11. Kansas City's Urban Core: Connecting the Dots Kansas City's Urban Core: Connecting the Dots November 1, 2003 Article defines Kansas City's urban core as stretching for five miles between downtown and Brush Creek. Features reports on the River Market, Downtown Loop, Crossroads and Crown Center, Midtown/Westport,...

12. Lofty Ambitions: City Encourages Housing Boom around Downtown Lofty Ambitions: City Encourages Housing Boom around Downtown December/6/2000 Photos, map, and article about the growing demand for housing facilities in Downtown Kansas City, especially lofts in the River Market or Riverfront area, and including plans by Mayor Kay Barnes for "10,00...

13. Progress Edition 2007 Progress Edition 2007 June 20, 2007 Progress in the City features a Q&A session with Mayor Mark Funkhouser (pp. 2-3 and 20-21); Downtown, 18th & Vine, and River Market (pp. 4-5 and 14); Crossroads Arts District and Crown Center (pp. 6-7);...

14. Reality KC: From Sketches to Structures Reality KC: From Sketches to Structures June 22, 2005 The following Kansas City areas are featured in the 2005 progress report: downtown and its new construction of the H&R Block building and Sprint Center (p. 3 & 16-19); Crossroads and West Side (p. 4);...

15. Recreation, Work, Residences Part of River Front Plan Recreation, Work, Residences Part of River Front Plan August 1972 Article with architectural plans and illustrations for the "envisioned" but never materialized multi-use development on the River Front.

16. Redefining a Place Called Home Redefining a Place Called Home January/February 2004 Article describes the development and success of urban lofts and condominiums in Kansas City. Includes a list of popular 2003-2004 developments for prospective buyers.

17. River Quay River Quay December/10/1974 Map of the River Quay area during the mid-1970s, between 6th, Walnut, Wyandotte, and 3rd Streets.

18. River Quay River Quay Publication in the file about the River Quay's first anniversary, along with other early 1970s publications.

19. The New Urban Pioneers The New Urban Pioneers August//1988 Article about the Art Space, a "loft" apartment building converted from a warehouse at 201 Wyandotte Street, in "what was once tagged the River Quay but is now called the River Market area," filled with...

20. The Thriving Communities of KC's Urban Core: Including the KC's Urban Core Economic Development Report The Thriving Communities of KC's Urban Core: Including the KC's Urban Core Economic Development Report December 1, 2002 Included in this section are the following: the River Market, the Downtown Loop, Crossroad District, Urban Core ED Report, KC's Eastside/West Bottoms, Crown Center/Union Station, Midtown/Westport, Country...