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1. 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown April 21, 2004 This article focuses on one of Kansas City's less visible fountains called "The Fountain of Good Life". It was designed by George Tsutakawa. According to a quote in the article, he "became the preeminent...

2. 10th Street 10th Street 1953-07-13 View looking east down 10th Street, taken from the 10th and Baltimore intersection in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The First National Bank (later home to the Central branch of the Kansas City Public...

3. 10th Street, East from Wyandotte 10th Street, East from Wyandotte Postcard of 10th Street, East from Wyandotte

4. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

5. 40-Year-Old Skyscraper Goes On the Market in KC 40-Year-Old Skyscraper Goes On the Market in KC February 24, 2005 The Commerce Tower is for sale. The 30-story building downtown is 40 years old and has 540,000 square feet. It is currently owned by Tower Properties Co. and no asking price is listed. Current tenants...

6. A Bride for a Lawyer A Bride for a Lawyer March/12/1953 Announcement of the marriage of "Mrs. Virginia Callaway" of Lenexa, Kansas to Kansas City lawyer Wallace Sutherland, moving together to their new home at "Quality Hill Towers, 707 West [10th Street]."

7. A City of Glass A City of Glass Article provides information on the glass in the new Sprint Center as well as other buildings downtown which contain a lot of glass. For the Sprint Center the following information is provided: 2,204 panels...

8. A Delicate Job of Destruction: Hotel Tower Comes Down on Sunday A Delicate Job of Destruction: Hotel Tower Comes Down on Sunday February/15/1996 Diagrams explaining the demolition procedures through implosion of the Tower structure, preserving the older hotel part built in 1915.

9. A Place to Play A Place to Play September 7, 2005 The Twelfth Street Heritage Development Corporation hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Champions Sports Complex at Woodland Elementary School located at 711 Woodland Avenue. This is located near...

10. Alas, the Lights Are Out of Sight Alas, the Lights Are Out of Sight January 25, 2006 Article describes the history of the lights on the 1,042 foot "Channel 5 Tower," located at 31st and Grand. After September 11, 2001, the tower was decorated with over 1,300 red, white, and blue light...

11. Armour Towers Apartments under Construction Armour Towers Apartments under Construction 1952 Construction view; located at 640 East Armour.

12. Armour Towers Apartments under Construction Armour Towers Apartments under Construction 1952 Construction view.

13. Armour Towers Apartments Under Construction Armour Towers Apartments Under Construction 1952 Construction view.

14. Armour Towers Apartments under Construction Armour Towers Apartments under Construction 1952 Construction view.

15. Artifacts Held in Missouri Valley Special Collections Artifacts Held in Missouri Valley Special Collections A small number of local history related artifacts are held in Missouri Valley Special Collections. Most of these items are small and have come to the department over the years via donations. See list below....

16. Baptist Towers Retirement Home Baptist Towers Retirement Home File contains a pamphlet (ca. 1964) with illustrations and information on the Baptist Towers retirement home in Independence, Missouri at 24 Highway and Jennings Road.

17. Beth Shalom Synagogue Profile Beth Shalom Synagogue Profile 2003

18. Beyond the Trees of Penn Valley Park, the Towers of the City Beyond the Trees of Penn Valley Park, the Towers of the City June/28/1964 Photo of the park and the view from it of Downtown, with caption.

19. Biography of Edward Buehler Delk (1885-1956), Architect Biography of Edward Buehler Delk (1885-1956), Architect 1999

20. Biography of Edward Tanner (1896-1974), Architect Biography of Edward Tanner (1896-1974), Architect 2003