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1. A House without Open Porches A House without Open Porches May/24/1914 Illustration and caption about "the new residence of R. E. McDonnell [or Robert McDonnell], a consulting engineer" with enclosed "sleeping porches" and other innovative features. Designed by architects...

2. Death of John N. Miller Death of John N. Miller October/12/1895 Obituary for John Miller, a "coal dealer" with "office on Missouri avenue" and "a resident of Kansas City for more than a quarter of a century," dying at the age of 58 at his residence at 3720 Wyandotte...

3. Deaths: Frank P. Fagan Rites Deaths: Frank P. Fagan Rites July/30/1953 News of the funeral for Frank Fagan, a meat packing executive in Kansas City, dying at the age of 65 and residing at 5127 Wyandotte Street.

4. Deaths: Harry E. Surface Deaths: Harry E. Surface December/24/1952 Obituary for Harry Surface, "65 years old, president of the Harry E. Surface company," with residence at 1213 Wyandotte Street. Founder of the firm selling "supplies and equipment to grain and milling...

5. Defining Downtown Defining Downtown September/22/2002 Portion of larger article about downtown. Includes a colored map of the 8 major districts downtown. Also included is a sequence of graphics detailing businesses and buildings of a 4-block area encompassing...

6. Doubletree Hotel Changes Franchises Doubletree Hotel Changes Franchises April 19, 2005 Article describes a switch from one hotel chain to another of the Doubletree Hotel at 1301 Wyandotte St. The hotel was set to begin operating under the Radisson Co. franchise in May, 2005.

7. Downtown KC Hotel Could Return as a Holiday Inn Downtown KC Hotel Could Return as a Holiday Inn December 13, 2005 Article reporting a Memphis-based company's plans to renovate and reopen the Aladdin Hotel, located at 1215 Wyandotte Street, as the Aladdin Holiday Inn. Wright Investment Properties, Inc. has plans to...

8. Freight House Condo Trend Grows Freight House Condo Trend Grows February 22, 2005 The 80-year old Westinghouse Building in the Freight House District is due to be converted to condominiums. It is located at 2120 Wyandotte Street. It represents the first for-sale residential development...

9. Gay Era Link Is to Go Gay Era Link Is to Go Septemeber 17, 1942 Article reports on the proposed razing of the historic home of Annie Chambers at 300 Wyandotte Street to make way for a parking lot. Before her death, Chambers deeded the home to Beulah and David Bulkley...

10. Give Your Regards to Broadway, KC Give Your Regards to Broadway, KC November 28, 2006 Discussion of the proposed light-rail plan and its affect on Penn Valley Park. The plan calls for the removal of Broadway or technically Penn Valley Drive within the Park between 26th and 31st streets....

11. Hotel Muehlebach in 1915 Hotel Muehlebach in 1915 February 6, 1971 Photo and text about the intersection of 12th and Wyandotte Streets, depicting the Hotel Muehlebach and adjacent Orpheum Theater, the latter referred to as razed, possibly extending to the similar fate...

12. Howard Holden Howard Holden April/26/1912 Obituary for Howard Holden, a leader in the local stock market dying "at his home, 3815 Wyandotte Street" at the age of 75. Description of his life and career as a native of Massachusetts coming to Kansas...

13. Miss Rockwell's "Barbara" Miss Rockwell's "Barbara" December/12/1907 Illustration and biographical article about "one of the paintings exhibited by Miss Bertha Rockwell of Kansas City at the Fine Arts institute, 1113 Wyandotte street."

14. One Hundred Years at 1516 Wyandotte: Old House Gives View of Progress One Hundred Years at 1516 Wyandotte: Old House Gives View of Progress February/13/1972 Photos and article about the John Long house built in the 1870s at 1516 Wyandotte Street before being demolished in 1972. Description of early neighbors of the property in the early to late 1800s including...

15. PCB Building Razing Begins as Group Takes Step Toward Raising Lofts Nearby PCB Building Razing Begins as Group Takes Step Toward Raising Lofts Nearby February 18-24, 2005 Article describes plans for conversion of Westinghouse building at 2120 Wyandotte Street to condominiums. At the same time, the nearby PCB Treatment Inc. building is being demolished.

16. Razing of the 240-Foot Smokestack Razing of the 240-Foot Smokestack February/7/1959 Photo and caption about the Kansas City Power & Light smokestack at 1309 Wyandotte Street being razed. Built in 1921 at 240 feet in height, originally an electricity generator, then steam, and finally...

17. Trozzolo's Future HQ Bets On Agency's Growth Trozzolo's Future HQ Bets On Agency's Growth February 26-March 4, 2010 Trozzolo Communications group has purchased the Nelkin-Piper building at 807 Wyandotte Street. The building has been vacant for 25 years and Trozzolo plans to invest $3 million to renovate it.