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1. A Brand-New Glow A Brand-New Glow July 27, 2007 A new sculpture design, "Transformed Flower," has been approved by the Municipal Art Commission. The sculpture, by California artist Phillip Smith, willl be erected at the north end of the Richard & Annette...

2. Bernstein-Rein Pursues Development Near Plaza Bernstein-Rein Pursues Development Near Plaza April 10, 2004 Article says the firm expects to break ground Fall 2004 on an $80 million development that will occupy most of the block between Roanoke Road and Belleview Avenue, from Ward Parkway to 48th Street. Bernstein-Rein...

3. Chariot Races Entertained the Crowds at the Fairgrounds Chariot Races Entertained the Crowds at the Fairgrounds June/21/1945 Drawing of a race at the fair with article about the brawling and drinking associated with the fair at 38th and Penn Streets to Roanoke and Valentine Streets in old Westport.

4. Creative Spark Creative Spark October 27 - November 2, 2005 Article discusses "make over" of Creative Candles LLC by new owners Ken Weiner and Pam Fleischer. The new owners moved the company from 2101 Broadway to 3218 Roanoke Road after purchasing it in July 2005....

5. Death Closes Busy Life of Mrs. Bartle Death Closes Busy Life of Mrs. Bartle December/8/1987 Photo and obituary of Mrs. H. Roe Bartle, the widow of the former mayor of Kansas City, dying at the age of 82.

6. Deaths: Jacob Silverforb Deaths: Jacob Silverforb October/17/1964 Photo and obituary for Jacob Silverforb, "82, of 4821 Roanoke parkway," a "retired pharmacist" and operator of "the Silverforb pharmacies here, the President pharmacy in the Hotel President, and the Federmann...

7. Developers Plan Condo Project Near Plaza Developers Plan Condo Project Near Plaza August 17, 2007 A 1950s-era apartment building located at 4700 Roanoke Parkway near the Country Club Plaza is to be renovated into 26 condominiums. The project has been named 4700 and the location offers a good view of...

8. Family Home Back in Family Family Home Back in Family June 28, 2006 Article relates how David and Lucy Terry bought a home called Rock Oaks in the Roanoke neighborhood. The house was built in 1921 by Lucy's great-grandfather, Frank Shryock. "When Shryock built the three-story...

9. Follow the Red Brick Roads Follow the Red Brick Roads September 20, 2006 Article describes surviving examples of brick streets in Kansas City. The longest, a 1,750 foot stretch between Karnes Boulevard and Valentine Road, is a historic landmark.

10. Frank Slezak Frank Slezak Photos and information on Frank Slezak, an architect and past president of the Roanoke Homes Association with residence at 827 Valentine Road. Born in Kansas City about 1913 and winning awards from the...

11. Historic Homes in Heart of the City Historic Homes in Heart of the City August 20, 2006 Regular real estate feature from Sunday Star features Valentine and Roanoke neighborhoods. Photographs of houses at 3660 Madison Avenue, 1008 Valentine Road, 3670 Jefferson, 3700 Summit, 517 W. 38th, 611...

12. Name a School Volker: Van Horn Designation Is Changed by Board Name a School Volker: Van Horn Designation Is Changed by Board February 6, 1948 Article about the change in "name of the Van Horn school, 3715 Wyoming street" to "the William Volker school as a tribute to Kansas City's educational-minded benefactor," located "within a block of the...

13. Petty Politics and Greenbelt Yearnings Petty Politics and Greenbelt Yearnings March/12-18/1998 Describes political machinations used by city council members to allow for potential industrial development in the Coleman Highlands neighborhood next to Roanoke Park.

14. Sculpture at Bloch Cancer Survivors Park Sculpture at Bloch Cancer Survivors Park June 7, 2010 Color picture of bronze sculpture, "Cancer ... There's Hope," at the Bloch Cancer Survivors Park with cancer survivors David Rule of Mission and Sarah Jury of Kansas City. The photo was taken during the...

15. Seeking Brush Creek's Promise Seeking Brush Creek's Promise July 11, 2005 According to this article, the development of Brush Creek involved three parts: (1) a flood protection project; (2) a project prettier than the concrete trough the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers suggested;...

16. Spring Building Activity Spring Building Activity March/31/1901 Article about the new residential construction boom in Kansas City, describing the new and varying styles of architecture and methods of construction contrasting with simpler designs of the city in the...

17. Spring Building Activity Spring Building Activity March/31/1901 Illustrations and descriptions of the following residences new in Kansas City in 1901: (1) Dr. E. L. Henderson at 26th and Forest Avenue, designed by A. B. Anderson; (2) A. E. Holmes at Valentine and Roanoke...

18. This Real Estate Offers 12 Rooms Plus a Piece of History This Real Estate Offers 12 Rooms Plus a Piece of History July/10/2002 Photos of Roselawn at 3717 Bell St., the former residence of William Volker, a home-furnishing tycoon and philanthropist. Mr. Volker lived at Roselawn from 1890 until his death in 1947. Roselawn is located...

19. Yanda House Yanda House March 7, 2010 Article describes the house built by architect Albert J. Yanda at 1102 Valentine Road. The steel, aluminum and glass structure, an assemblage of simple geometrics, nestles into a cliff, the back of the...