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1. City Market a Mainstay in KC History City Market a Mainstay in KC History August 1, 1963 Article about the land designated originally as a market area, still used as such.

2. City Market: Where the Selling Never Stops City Market: Where the Selling Never Stops September//1981 Photos and article about the City Market, the mainly produce-oriented business area in Kansas City's riverfront area. Also description of the area's history as Kansas City, Missouri's birthplace and home...

3. Down by the River Down by the River August 2001 Photos, map, and article about the resurgence (especially since urban renewal in the 1990s centering around the City Market and Delaware Street) of the River Market, the site of the original Town of Kansas...

4. Early Beginnings of Kansas City Early Beginnings of Kansas City July 1965 Early beginnings of Kansas City.

5. Early Days in Kansas City Early Days in Kansas City April 1935 Copy of a painting of the Town of Kansas on the river front, with a steam boat in the Missouri River.

6. From the Pike to the Spike From the Pike to the Spike Summer 1993 Article about the history of river front development in Saint Louis along the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, starting with the "Pike" steamship in 1817 and the "spike" in railroads, made possible with...

7. Green Connection Green Connection March 2008 A profile of the proposed Riverfront Heritage Trail which will connect greenway systems throughout Kansas City. "The simple goal is to develop a first-of-its-kind bistate trail system called the Riverfront...

8. Ground Breaking: The New Glam in the River Market Ground Breaking: The New Glam in the River Market March 2001 Photos and article about the "glamorous ground breaking on the newest development in the River Market area, Conover Place at 210 [West 5th Street]. ..the first major step in a master plan [led by "developer...

9. Gully Town: KC 150 Kansas City Sesquicentennial, a Celebration of the Heart Gully Town: KC 150 Kansas City Sesquicentennial, a Celebration of the Heart Winter//2000 Describes the creation of the buildings and streets of Kansas City along the bluffs near the Missouri River.

10. Guns and Gunfighters [The Buffalo Hunters, Part Two] Guns and Gunfighters [The Buffalo Hunters, Part Two] November/1/1930 Photos and article (second in a series of four articles) about buffalo hunting in the Kansas prairies in the early 1870s, featuring the meeting of the hunters and gunfighters (including Wild Bill Hickok,...

11. Has Riverboat Gambling Enhanced Kansas City's River Front? Has Riverboat Gambling Enhanced Kansas City's River Front? January 2003 Mr. Mullally presents the pro side of gambling on the Missouri River Kansas City riverfront area by citing the revenue that it has brought in and the future development planned for the area as a result....

12. Historic Building for Sale: R. Nigro & Brothers Drugstore, 522 Campbell Historic Building for Sale: R. Nigro & Brothers Drugstore, 522 Campbell February 1978 Photo and ad for the "two-story brick structure hous[ing] the neighborhood drugstore of R. Nigro & Family for over 75 years" at 522 Campbell Street in the Riverfront area. "[O]ne of the oldest drugstores...

13. Life at the Bottom Life at the Bottom September//1973 Article about Skid Row, once known as a "definite geographical neighborhood," between 6th Street, Grand Avenue, Delaware Street, and the Missouri River, along with its lower class people.

14. Looking Backward Looking Backward December 1922 Recollections about streets on the "levee," in about 1858, including the following: Grand Avenue (then called Market Street), Delaware Street, 12th Street, Walnut Street, Southwest Boulevard (then called...

15. Riparian Reverie Riparian Reverie 2002 October Article describing the current state of Kansas City's riverfront. While the author finds the river full of potential as an attraction, he laments some of its current negative aspects, such as transients,...

16. The Adventure of Outdoor Shopping The Adventure of Outdoor Shopping June//1973 History of the area "[dating] back to October 13, 1856, when the City Council enacted an ordinance authorizing the construction of a City Hall and Market House."

17. The Riverfront Gamblers The Riverfront Gamblers January//1991 Photo and biographical description of Cliff Jones, 70-year-old "chairman of Jones & Babson, a nationally known mutual-fund management firm" and leader of "an eight-year crusade [in 1991] to revitalize...

18. The Riverfront Gamblers The Riverfront Gamblers January//1991 Article about the redevelopment of the River Market area of Downtown and the complex dealings and business executives involved, including Cliff Jones, Roger Buford, Howard Lubow, Dale Schulte, and Bette...

19. The Riverfront Gamblers The Riverfront Gamblers January//1991 Photo and biographical sketch of Roger Buford, "the project developer and part owner of Historic Constructors, Inc., a construction-management firm that is a partner in River Market Ventures," describing...

20. The St. Louis Scene: History, Place, and the St. Louis Arch The St. Louis Scene: History, Place, and the St. Louis Arch Fall//1998 Article about the preservation of architecturally significant buildings on the Saint Louis riverfront area, the oldest of which was mostly destroyed by the 1849 fire. Description of the compromises in...