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1. A Walking Tour in Old Ste. Genevieve A Walking Tour in Old Ste. Genevieve July-August//1978 Article about the tourist and historic site of Sainte Genevieve, Missouri, settled in the 1700s on the Mississippi River, with photos and map of old homes on a walking tour of the town.

2. Adventures while Preaching the Gospel of Beauty: Walking through Missouri Adventures while Preaching the Gospel of Beauty: Walking through Missouri October//1913 Article about a trip mostly by foot through the state of Missouri by the author, traveling through and describing several towns and rural areas, including Laddonia, Hannibal, New London, Jefferson City,...

3. Crime Prevention in Westport Crime Prevention in Westport August//1981 Two-part article with the first part about crime prevention methods in Westport through neighborhood committees, one led by "Bob Berdella, organizer of the block captain system," with the second part of...

4. Cupcake Land: Requiem for the Midwest in the Key of Vanilla Cupcake Land: Requiem for the Midwest in the Key of Vanilla November//1987 Essay by local author Richard Rhodes comparing Kansas City to east and west coast cities, calling its suburbs "Cupcake Land," by virtue of their sweet, clean, and pleasant but vacuous nature. Discussion...

5. Fountains and Fields: Work in Northeast Area Parks Is Underway with Spring Fountains and Fields: Work in Northeast Area Parks Is Underway with Spring May/2/2001 Article about the progress on construction and maintenance at the Concourse Park Fountain (with a new fountain), Budd Park (with a new walking trail), and Cliff Drive (with a newly replaced section of...

6. Plaza Pizzazz Plaza Pizzazz October 1, 2004 One-mile walking tour of the Country Club Plaza that highlights its fountains and sculptures. Includes map. Featured attractions are Boy and Frog, Pool of the Four Fauns, Mermaind Pool, Pomona, Monkey...

7. Poetic Parkway: St. Joseph's Scenic Boulevard Offers 26 Miles of Walking, Biking and Driving Pleasure Poetic Parkway: St. Joseph's Scenic Boulevard Offers 26 Miles of Walking, Biking and Driving Pleasure Fall//1998 Article about the development of the Saint Joseph Parkway System in Saint Joseph, Missouri, starting in 1912 with planners and landscapers George E. Kessler, Charles Mulford Robinson, and George Burnap,...

8. Quality Hill--A Study in Heredity Quality Hill--A Study in Heredity July//1941 Thorough article about the early history of Quality Hill on the west side of Downtown in "post-bellum Kansas City," and the area's ethnic and genealogical traditions. Numerous details about contrasts between...

9. Six Historic Homes on June 4 Tour Six Historic Homes on June 4 Tour June//1978 Article about a tour of six residences "within walking distance of the Kansas City Museum. ..3218 Gladstone Boulevard," in the Northeast district.

10. Take a Walking Tour of Plaza Art Take a Walking Tour of Plaza Art April 1979 Description of the art to be seen at the Plaza in the form of sculptures, especially those of the Romanelli family.

11. Take a Walking Tour of Plaza Art Take a Walking Tour of Plaza Art April 1979 Art in Plaza impossible to duplicate in today's world.

12. The Founding of Westport, Mo.: Thomas J. Goforth, Westport's "Favorite Citizen" The Founding of Westport, Mo.: Thomas J. Goforth, Westport's "Favorite Citizen" November//1977 Biographical article about Thomas Goforth (1804-1882), the first mayor of Westport, nicknamed "Squire" for walking around town frequently, moving there around 1850 and serving as justice of the peace of...

13. The Plaza Walking Tour The Plaza Walking Tour June//1980 Guides to the Plaza with maps and points of interest with many photos.

14. Treading Lightly Treading Lightly February/March 2010 Description of two new parks in Johnson County, Kansas, being planned by Bowman Bowman Novick. The Rieke Lake Site, located in De Soto, Kansas, will have three phases and includes a 28-acre lake with a...

15. Walking the Talk Walking the Talk August 1, 2006 Article profiling Bayer Animal Health and its Kansas City leader, Joerg Ohle. Kansas City, Missouri is home to one of the company's largest research facilities, and Bayer Animal Health's North American...

16. Walking the Walk Walking the Walk January 2009 Profile of small Kanss City architectural company, (k) WARMAN Architecture + Design, owned by Kathleen Warman. Describes some of their local projects including the historic Western Union building and Seven,...

17. Walking Tour No. 3--Country Club Plaza Walking Tour No. 3--Country Club Plaza April//1969 Information about the Plaza for history and sightseeing with map and annotated points of interest.

18. Westport Historical Society: Society Sets Walking Tour Westport Historical Society: Society Sets Walking Tour May//1976 Description and maps of the walking tours of historic Westport sites, sponsored by the Westport Historical Society. Maps include labeled historic site locations and neighborhood boundaries.

19. What's Old is New Again What's Old is New Again November/December 2004 Article describes New Longview, a planned community integrating the historic Longview Farm in Lee's Summit, Missouri. The community is based on the concept of "new urbanism," which strives to reduce dependency...