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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. 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...

3. 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]."

4. 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...

5. 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.

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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.

9. Business Leader Miller Nichols Dies at 89 Business Leader Miller Nichols Dies at 89 December/14/2000 Photo and obituary article about Miller Nichols (1911-2000), "former chairman of the J. C. Nichols Co. and one of the most influential businessmen in Kansas City," dying at the age of 89 "at his home in...

10. Century Towers to Open Soon Century Towers to Open Soon December 2001 Photo and article about the upcoming completion of renovation on the Century Towers office building, formery a hospital in Northeast Kansas City. Description of its planned tenants including the Fire Department,...

11. Citi Centre Plaza Hotel Will Shut Down Today Citi Centre Plaza Hotel Will Shut Down Today February 27, 2004 The Citi Centre Plaza Hotel, one of four lodging towers that line the north and east sides of Barney Allis Plaza, closed February 27, 2004.

12. Commerce Tower Commerce Tower December 5, 1963 Commerce Tower is 32 stories in height and 421 feet in elevation.

13. Deaths: Morris Hoffman Deaths: Morris Hoffman February/6/1973 Obituary for Morris Hoffman, "82, of 121 W. 48th, longtime area contractor and civic leader" dying in 1973. Description of his life and career, born in Russia about 1891 and emigrating to Kansas City about...

14. Doorman Retiring from Ins and Outs of the Job Doorman Retiring from Ins and Outs of the Job December 28, 2005 Article profiles Carl Counce, who retires from his position as doorman of the Parkway Towers on the Country Club Plaza on December 28, 2005. Counce began working as a doorman at the condominiums after...

15. Eyes of Thousands Will Watch Hands of Famous Clocks for Dawn of 1950 Eyes of Thousands Will Watch Hands of Famous Clocks for Dawn of 1950 December/31/1949 Photo and article about the famous clocks being watched across the country for the beginning of the year 1950, including at "the twin towers of the Fidelity Building."

16. Federal Government Invests in Historic Northeast Federal Government Invests in Historic Northeast August/14/2002 The Social Security Administration is building a new state-of-the art structure on Independence Boulevard in the Northeast area of the city. The building will sit on the southwest corner of Independence...

17. Fish Tales Fish Tales July 13-19, 2006 Brief article describing the Top of the Tower, an "international restaurant-a-rama" located on the top two floors of the Commerce Bank Tower at 9th and Main Street during the late 1960's. The author writes...

18. Good Things In Historic Northeast Good Things In Historic Northeast May/22/2002 Primarily interior photographs featuring the renovated University Hospital building. Caption states that "50 percent of the 224 market-rate apartments have already been leased." Building is located at...

19. Good Things in Historic Northeast Good Things in Historic Northeast June/26/2002 Captioned photograph of the celebration of Century Towers upcoming opening. A ribbon cutting and neighborhood block party was held. Photo shows ribbon cutting with Mayor Kay Barnes, Henry Rizzo, Teresa...

20. High Up, a View of History High Up, a View of History June 12, 2012 Article describes the lantern tower that sits atop the historic Power & Light Building, including its design details and history.