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E 55th Street
E 54th Street
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Cydney E Millstein
Donald L Hoffmann
October 11-17, 2001
Review of Aixois, a French restaurant in Brookside, at 251 East 55th Street.
Photos and descriptions of the homes of Hunter Meriwether (3616 Gladstone Boulevard) and Ben Hyde (1060 West 55th Street), taken by Millard McClesky, "owner of a photo supply store at 204 East Tenth street,"...
J. C. Nichols Residence
The home's address: 1214 W. 55th Street.
Obituary for Joseph Silverforb, "64, who operated a drugstore at [55th Street] and Brookside road." Native Kansas Citian also former operator of a Downtown café and jewelry store.
Kansas City. ..The Way We Were
Photo of "the shops at 55th and Oak taken on December 24, 1955."
Kansas City Art Commission Award Photographs-Landmarks Commission Finding Aid
Collection of 122 8' x 10' color photographs documenting the winners of biannual architecture and urban design awards granted by the Kansas City Art Commission from 1964 through 1988. Subjects include...
Kansas City Country Club Grounds
View looking northwest from 55th and Summit Streets. Proposed roadway toward Wornall Road is marked across the grounds of the Kansas City Country Club.
Lawmaker's Bill Would Speed Up Watkins Drive
February 24, 2005
Missouri Representative Craig Bland wants to form a committee to think about installing overpasses on Bruce Watkins Drive so that traffic can move quicker. There are currently three stoplights, at Gregory...
Leaders in Our Town
Photo and bio of J. W. Perry (or Jerry Wilson Perry), president of Minnesota Avenue, Incorporated in Kansas City, Kansas with residence at 1217 West 55th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. Born about 1872...
Mack B. Nelson Residence
Description and history of the Mack B. Nelson residence located on the southwest corner of 55th Street and Ward Parkway in Kansas City. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company. Designed by...
Minister, Spurgeon, Otis L.
Portrait identified as Otis L. Spurgeon, pastor of the Trinity Baptist Church which was organized February 6, 1927. Located at 2208 55th Street. Formed with members from the Garland Avenue Baptist Church....
Mrs. Jessie R. Vawter: Widow of Roeland Park Developer Dies of Cancer
Photo and obituary for Mrs. Jessie Vawter, "58, widow of Charles Edward Vawter [or Charles Vawter], developer of Roeland Park in Johnson County." Mrs. Vawter a native of Saint Louis raised in Kansas City...
Old Schools Await New Uses in KC Urban Core
December 9, 2007
This article gives information on the abandoned school buildings owned by the Kansas City School District. "Since the 1970s, the Kansas City district has closed at least 34 schools. Fifteen were sold....
Revelry Passing the Baton
Article about a performance of the Kansas City Chorale held at the 55th Street and Ward Parkway mansion to celebrate the Chorale's 2008 Grammy Award for best engineered classical album, "Grechaninov: Passion...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page f002
Handdrawn map of Bowling Green Addition showing the K. C. & S. E. Railroad right of way. Pasted on flyleaf on volume 1.
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p787
A portion of eastern Kansas City from E. 55th Street south to E. 58th Street Terrace and from Walrond Avenue east to Swope Parkway, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p788
A portion of eastern Kansas City from E. 55th Street south to E. 58th Street Terrace and from Swope Parkway east to Kensington Avenue, showing buildings, streets and additions. Large numbers at edges of...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p802
A portion of western Kansas City from W. 55th Street south to W. 58th Street and from Belleview Avenue east to Wornall Road, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p808
A portion of western Kansas City from E. 54th Street south to E. 57th Street and from Westover Road east to Oak Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to...
Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 6, 1917-1945, Page p809
A portion of western Kansas City from W. 53rd Street south to W. 55th Street and from Wornall Road east to Baltimore Avenue, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer...
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