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21. Black Archives Seeks to Continue Momentum of Jazz District with Revival of Boone Theater Black Archives Seeks to Continue Momentum of Jazz District with Revival of Boone Theater August 30-September 5, 2013 Article summarizes plans to restore the Boone Theater, a historic building that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is located at the corner of 18th & Vine Streets. Dr. Doretha K....

22. Blue Room Honored Blue Room Honored January 11, 2007 Short notice of the fact that "Kansas City's Blue Room soon will be named one of the top 100 jazz clubs in the world by Down Beat, a jazz magazine." The Blue Room is operated by the American Jazz Museum...

23. Can't Miss This Sign of 18th and Vine Can't Miss This Sign of 18th and Vine May 6, 2008 "The city plans to erect a flashing neon or LED sign nearly two stories tall on the top of the building near the corner of 18th Street and the Paseo." The sign with its lights should be visible for a mile...

24. Celebrating the History of 18th and Vine Celebrating the History of 18th and Vine September 7-13, 2007 Series of three articles about the historic 18th and Vine Jazz District: 1) "Nightlife in District Meant a Good Time at Region's Best Clubs;" 2) "Mutual Musicians Still Making Noise;" and 3) "Charlie Parker's...

25. Charlie Parker Sculpture Charlie Parker Sculpture 1999 View looking toward the northwest with the Charlie Parker Memorial sculpture in view as well as the Kansas City downtown skyline. Parker memorial is located at 17th Terrace and the Paseo in the historic...

26. Church Marks 100 Years Church Marks 100 Years March 19, 2007 Article reporting the centennial celebration of Centennial United Methodist Church, located at 1834 Woodland Avenue.

27. City's Law Department Shoots Down Gates' Economic Plan City's Law Department Shoots Down Gates' Economic Plan October 23, 2009 Ollie Gates and others have proposed a "duty free tax zone" bounded by 9th Street on the north, 29th Street on the south, Troost Avenue on the west and Prospect Avenue on the east. Gates believes it would...

28. Club Profile: Birdland Club Profile: Birdland April/May, 1995 Review of the Birdland nightclub, located at 1600 E. 19th in 1995. In the 1950's and 60's, the club at this location was known as "The Mardi Gras."

29. Club Profile: The Peach Tree Restaurant Club Profile: The Peach Tree Restaurant October/November 2003 Review of the Peachtree Restaurant, located at 1512 E. 18th Street in the historic 18th and Vine area. The restaurant, which is located on the same block where the Streets Hotel once stood, "harks back...

30. Communication and Support: The Keys to 18th and Vine Communication and Support: The Keys to 18th and Vine August/September, 1995 Article detailing the progress of the redevelopment of the 18th and Vine area as of Fall, 1995.

31. Confirmation Confirmation June 28, 1905 Chapter of biography discussing the aftermath of Charlie Parker's death, as well as the growth of his posthumous fame. The author describes numerous published interpretations of Parker's life and music,...

32. Contributors to Missouri Culture: William "Count" Basie Contributors to Missouri Culture: William "Count" Basie July2000 Photo and biographical article about Count Basie (1904-1984), a famous black pianist and composer arriving in Kansas City in 1924, involved in the "Kansas City jazz" movement in the 18th and Vine district,...

33. Dick's Down Home Cook Shop Dick's Down Home Cook Shop 1929 Full frontal view of Dick's Down Home Cook Shop, located at 1521 E. 18th Street (18th and Vine).

34. Down Home--On the Vine Down Home--On the Vine July/August 2003 Article about the Peachtree Restaurant, a "soul food" restaurant located in the historic 18th and Vine district.

35. Efforts Underway to Protect Wheatley-Provident Hospital Efforts Underway to Protect Wheatley-Provident Hospital Summer 2007 Article concerns efforts by a number of agencies to attain landmark status for Wheatley-Provident Hospital. It also provides a brief history of the hospital established by Dr. J. Edward Perry in 1910.

36. Envision a Laser as a Light of Unity Envision a Laser as a Light of Unity July 26, 2008 A group called East Meets West of Troost are promoting the idea of having a green lazer beam shoot down 18th Street and connect the 18th and Vine area with the Crossroads Art District. City Councilman...

37. Federal Loan Agency to Hold Gala Opening Federal Loan Agency to Hold Gala Opening June 25, 1954 News article about the opening of the "Twin City Federal Savings & Loan Association, 1825 1-2 Vine St., the first institution of its kind to be organized by Negroes in the Midwest." H. W. Sewing was the...

38. Gem Theater Gem Theater File containing information pertaining to the Gem Theater.

39. Grand Opening for Black Archives Grand Opening for Black Archives June 12, 2012 The Black Archives of Mid-America reopened on June 16, 2012 at it's new location at 1722 E. 17th Terrace, in the 18th and Vine District. "The archives shut down in 2006, effectively sealing its collections...

40. Great K. C. Jazz to Be Revived Great K. C. Jazz to Be Revived December//1977 Information about projects to revitalize business in the formerly successful business and social district.