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E 14th Street
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Ford, Frank S
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
George M Chase
'KC Live' Kickoff to Light Up City
March 6, 2008
The long-awaited Power and Light District opens with a kickoff event in the Kansas City Live block at 14th Street and Grand Boulevard. The Cordish Company plans 150 events that include rock, country and...
Looking northwest from the southeast corner of 14th and Lydia.
Looking east along 14th from the west side of Main.
Looking northeast from the southwest corner of 14th and Virginia.
Looking northeast from the southwest corner of 14th and Walnut.
Street level view looking west at the northwest corner of the 14th and Walnut intersection in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. The backside of the Hotel President is in view. Area is part of the city's...
Houses on the west side of the 1300 block of Lydia Avenue.
A Regal Plastic Move: The 15-Year-Old Firm Now at 1725 Holmes
News of the move of the Regal Plastic Company from 2800 East 14th Street to 1700 Holmes Street.
A Street and City of Resurrected Dreams
Discusses the implementation of several sculptures along Central Avenue from 10th to 14th Street as part of the KC150 celebration, and the unveiling of a Donald Lipski sculpture outside the Poindexter...
Apartment Plan Could Hasten Area Rebirth
February 2, 2000
Article details the Twelfth Street Heritage Community Development Corporation's plan to renovate the Parkview Apartments located on the Paseo at 9th to 14th Street.
Baltimore Avenue and 14th Street
Street level view of the southwest corner of the intersection of Baltimore Avenue and 14th Street. View is looking toward the southwest. Building in view appears to be vacant.
Looking north along Baltimore from just south of 14th.
Benjamin Franklin School
Unframed, undated photograph of Benjamin Franklin School, named for Benjamin Franklin. Full street view of the school located at 1325 Washington, northeast corner W. 14th Street and Washington, looking...
Blue Valley's Champion: Mary Lois Gamble Pierce, 1932-2001
Photo and obituary for Mary Lois Gamble Pierce, or Mary Pierce (1932-2001), "one of the early activists" in the Northeast residential district, especially the Blue Valley industrial district. Description...
Bristol is Coming Back to KC
January 6, 2006
Article reporting plans by Houlihan's Restaurants Inc. to open a new, 8,000 square foot Bristol Restaurant in the Power and Light District near the H & R Block headquarters building. The restaurant, once...
Building Stands the Test of Time and Redevelopment
September 3, 2008
Postcard image and short article on the Kansas City Power and Light building, located at 14th Street and Walnut. Completed in 1931, the 31-story building was designed by local architects Hoit, Price and...
Looking southeast along the west side of Central between 13th and 14th.
City Window: Wide Berth
October 1, 1979
Ever wonder why Grand Avenue is wider than other streets downtown? One of biggest givers of land to Kansas City, next to Colonel Thomas Swope, was Milton McGee, who, in 1852, gave the city an entire block...
Domestic Sewing Machine Company
Advertising card for the Domestic Sewing Machine Company showing a woman using a spinning wheel. Front of card says: "My Grandmother's Girlhood 100 years ago." Border around the image says: "Domestic Machine."...
Downtown Arena Proposal Envisions Opening In 2007
May 13, 2004
Front page article with photographs and diagrams of the projected downtown makeover area. Mayor Kay Barnes holds a news conference to announce plans for a new downtown arena and the financing package needed....
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