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41. Ground Breaking: Development Slated for Vine Street District Ground Breaking: Development Slated for Vine Street District May 2001 Illustrated map and article about the plans "for a 96-acre development project known as the Vine Street District," bounded "roughly by 19th and 25th Streets, The Paseo and Brooklyn Avenue" with "breathtaking...

42. Ground Breaking: The Vine Keeps Growing Ground Breaking: The Vine Keeps Growing December 2001 Illustration and article about "the multifamily development that will be part of the new Vine Street District, KC's single largest redevelopment project." Project made possible by the "collaboration between...

43. Housing Conditions for African Americans Housing Conditions for African Americans 2006 Chapter of book, "Housing" covers housing conditions and "spatial isolation", or "the extent to which blacks lived in neighborhoods that are predominantly black". The author also describes efforts by whites...

44. Jazz District Enters New Phase Jazz District Enters New Phase June 26, 2000 Article describes beginning of "$35 million Commercial development phase" for the 18th and Vine area".

45. Jazz Museum Jazz Museum Information on the Kansas City Jazz Museum in the 18th & Vine District, opening in the late 1990s and called "the fist jazz museum in the world," with photos.

46. Jazz Museum Excludes Neighboring Businesses From Celebration Jazz Museum Excludes Neighboring Businesses From Celebration September/17-23/1998 Discusses how nearby local businesses are excluded from plans and projects within the 18th and Vine district.

47. Jazz Site to Get Badge of Honor Jazz Site to Get Badge of Honor September 26, 2003 Column discusses designation of Mutual Musicians Foundation building at 1823 Highland as national historic landmark.

48. Jazz, Kansas City-Style: The Beat Goes On Jazz, Kansas City-Style: The Beat Goes On February-March//2001 Photos and article about the Kansas City Jazz Museum, or "the American Jazz Museum and Negro Leagues Baseball Museum" at the 18th & Vine District in Kansas City. Description of the history of Kansas City...

49. John Bluford's Vision for 18th and Vine John Bluford's Vision for 18th and Vine June/July 2007 John Bluford, board chairman of the Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce, discusses ideas for expanding and strengthening the 18th & Vine District. He emphasizes the need to consolidate the interests...

50. Kansas City Women of Independent Minds Kansas City Women of Independent Minds 1992 Photo and bio of Leona Pouncey Thurman, or Leona Thurman (1911-1985), "the first black woman to practice law in Kansas City." Native of Arkansas coming to Kansas City in 1931 as a legal secretary before...

51. Kansas City's Vine Street Kansas City's Vine Street 2008 This chapter is a "study of the special urban sites of black city-dwellers in Deep Deuce, as Oklahoma City's East Second Street was known, and Vine Street, black Kanas City's main stem (more specifically,...

52. KC Museum Adds Presidential Sax KC Museum Adds Presidential Sax December 21, 2007 A saxophone played by President Bill Clinton has been added to the collection of the American Jazz Museum located in the 18th and Vine district. The instrument is a gift from Clinton and has been in his...

53. KC's Jazz Scene is Renewing Itself KC’s Jazz Scene is Renewing Itself December 26, 2010 Article describes events in 2010 that prove the jazz scene is bouncing back after a tough 2009. Among the significant events were Bobby Watson’s new CD, the Prairie Village Jazz Festival and Jazz Winterlude,...

54. Lincoln Building Lincoln Building Illustration of 1940s Lincoln Building at 18th & Vine District.

55. Longtime Asset to Community Needs an Angel Longtime Asset to Community Needs an Angel June 3, 2008 "If the Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City can't find a partner, get an injection of cash or receive help from the city, the agency faces the real possibility of folding." This group could not...

56. Meet Me at the Corner: 18th & Vine Looks to Revive Housing, Sense of Community Meet Me at the Corner: 18th & Vine Looks to Revive Housing, Sense of Community January 2001 Photos and article about the continuing urban renewal work at the "18th and Vine Historic jazz district" with description of its history and recent plans for mixed housing projects.

57. Mutual Musician's Foundation Building: Musician's Union Local #627 Mutual Musician's Foundation Building: Musician's Union Local #627 1978-02-20 National Register nomination for building at 1823 Highland Avenue includes history of the organization and description of the bulding.

58. Myra Taylor Will Celebrate Her 92nd Birthday Myra Taylor Will Celebrate Her 92nd Birthday February/March 2009 Profile of legendary jazz vocalist Myra Taylor, who turns 92 years old on February 24, 2009. Taylor began her career in 1932 as a dancer and singer performing in clubs around 18th and Vine District St....

59. Nation: Dressed for Success Nation: Dressed for Success July/13/1998 Photo and article about the "small but impressive welfare-to-work program" of Sprint Corporation (headquartered in Kansas City) "in one of Kansas City's poorest neighborhoods" in the 18th and Vine District....

60. Negro Leagues Beleaguered Negro Leagues Beleaguered December//12-18 Article describing the effort of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum at 18th and Vine to attract 9,100 visitors in the month of November. The push for vistitors coincided with the 91st birthday of baseball...