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1. Fidelity Building Fidelity Building File contains photos and information on the Fidelity Building or the Fidelity Bank Building, a 32-story early Kansas City skyscraper built in 1932 at 911 Walnut Street on the site of the old Post Office...

2. Historic Kansas City Architecture Historic Kansas City Architecture //1975 Photos and text about the structure at 211 West 13th Street.

3. Shell Station Shell Station 1930 Full frontal and side view of combination Shell gas station and Goodyear Tire store; located on southwest corner of 17th and McGee. Also shows Kansas City Star building and tower.

4. Fidelity Spirit: Special Building Edition Fidelity Spirit: Special Building Edition 1932 Information about the Fidelity Bank Building, 465 feet, 4 inches above the sidewalk, equal in height ot a 35 story building. The building proper is 30 stories in height with elevator service to the 33rd...

5. There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City 1934 Origins of the Kansas City Power & Light company itself as well as its building, erected by the Swenson Construction Company. General drawings under the direction of Mr. Meriwether. Mechanical drawing...

6. Municipal Auditorium Municipal Auditorium 1936 Interior view of stairways in Municipal Auditorium. Art deco design evident.

7. The New Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Mo. The New Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, Mo. 1936 Booklet for the new auditorium constructed with the aid of a Public Works Administration 30 percent grant and Kansas City bond fund.

8. Municipal Auditorium Municipal Auditorium 1937 Interior view of art deco style of the Central Street lobby in Municipal Auditorium.

9. Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A. Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A. 1958 Some history and design description of the courthouse as it pertains to Art Deco architecture, the last great period of decorative art.

10. Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights 1994 Photo and description of the Katz stylized drugstore at 3948 Main Street, designed in 1934 by Clarence Kivett, architect.

11. Power and Light Building Power and Light Building 1994 [Q]uickly became Kansas City's leading landmark. Photos and description of the 30-story building at 1330 Baltimore Avenue.

12. Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights 1994 Color illustration of the City Hall at 12th and Oak Street, in Art Deco style.

13. Rediscovering Art Deco U. S. A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Records Rediscovering Art Deco U. S. A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Records 1994 Photos of Art Deco designs on the interior and facade of the auditorium at 211 West 13th Street.

14. Rediscovering Art Deco USA: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights Rediscovering Art Deco USA: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights 1994 Chapter devoted to Art Deco architecture in Kansas City.

15. Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights Rediscovering Art Deco U.S.A.: A Nationwide Tour of Architectural Delights 1994 Municipal government center mentioned including the "police administration" building.

16. City of Art, Kansas City's Public Art City of Art, Kansas City's Public Art 2001 The author describes the Kansas City Power and Light Building as "Kansas City's most distinctive skyscraper and one of the country's best examples of art-deco design." Includes photographs of the outside...

17. Hotel Philllips Hotel Philllips 2007 A section on the Hotel Phillips includes color photographs of some of the interior of the hotel as restored. The hotel first opened in 1931 and at 20 stories was the city's highest hotel at that time....

18. A Lesson in Style: Art Deco A Lesson in Style: Art Deco April-May//1980 Photos and discussion about the unique American architectural style developed in the 1920s with Kansas City examples.

19. Old Spaces, New Places Old Spaces, New Places April//1984 Article examining the Art Deco detailing of the lobby of the Bryant Building, with photos.

20. Kansas City Power and Light Building Kansas City Power and Light Building August 23, 1931 The Kansas City Power & Light Building is 36 stories in height and 478.5 feet in elevation.