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1. 'Possum Trot' Gazette: 1838-1978 'Possum Trot' Gazette: 1838-1978 //1978 Booklet about the current and past Possum Trot festivals arranged to raise funds for historic preservation in the city.

2. 1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power 1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power October/November 1981 Photos (of the man and his office building) and biographical article about the early life and career of Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), political boss with his headquarters building still standing at 1908...

3. 1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power 1908 Main Street: A Synonym for Power January/February 1982 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about the middle and later career of Tom Pendergast (1872-1945), political boss with his headquarters building still standing at 1908 Main Street and nominated...

4. 1983: Year of the Revolving Fund 1983: Year of the Revolving Fund January-February//1984 Explanation of the operation of revolving funds for the foundation.

5. 911: An Emergency on Walnut 911: An Emergency on Walnut Summer 1994 Article about the twin-towered Post Office Federal Building, winner of 1931 American Institute of Architecture award. Story of its near abandonment after a report by OSHA (Office of Safety and Health Administration)....

6. A Central City Neighborhood Makes a Comeback A Central City Neighborhood Makes a Comeback March 1979 Article about the integrity of the Westport residential community, focusing on its neighborhood organizations designed to preserve its older and characteristic architecture, with several photos, including...

7. A Groundbreaking for Walt: KC Group Rebuilding Disney's Laugh-O-Gram Studio A Groundbreaking for Walt: KC Group Rebuilding Disney's Laugh-O-Gram Studio April/10/2001 Photo and article about the groundbreaking of the restoration project by "the nonprofit Thank You, Walt Disney" group "at 31st and Forest [Avenues] at the building that nearly 80 years ago held the offices...

8. A New Look at Remarkable. ..Missouri Town 1855 A New Look at Remarkable. ..Missouri Town 1855 October-November//1968 Illustrations and article about Missouri Town 1855, a collection of relocated and preserved houses and other 19th century buildings from the metro and surrounding areas "on the eastern side of Lake Jacomo."...

9. A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 2001 A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 2001 Spring//2001

10. A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 2001 A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 2001 Spring//2001 Photos and article about the history of Jackson County historic preservation, "specifically the preservation of historic buildings, sites and structures," and especially growing since the 1960s. Definitions...

11. A Study in Success: The Old Washington Street Station A Study in Success: The Old Washington Street Station April-May//1974 Article describing the restaurant across the street from the former street car powerhouse, with turn of the century interior design and atmosphere.

12. A Whole New View A Whole New View January 25, 2006 Article reports the approval by the U. S. Department of the Interior of a plan to cut 142 large windows in the U. S. Cold Storage Building, located at 3rd Street and Locust in the City Market area. The...

13. Adaptive Reuse: A Case Study--New Uses for Old Movie Houses Adaptive Reuse: A Case Study--New Uses for Old Movie Houses April-May//1979 Article about the adaptive reuse of many of Kansas City's earliest movie theaters, including the Uptown, Warwick, Gillham, Plaza, Regent, Colonial, Lyric, and Waldo Theaters, with photo of the Uptown.

14. An Historic Landmark Preserved for Posterity An Historic Landmark Preserved for Posterity February//1924 Article about the preservation of the historic old Arrow Rock Tavern.

15. An Uneasy Peace Settles over Valentine An Uneasy Peace Settles over Valentine November//1981 Article about the distinctive architecture and character of the Valentine residential area between 31st and 39th Streets, Broadway Boulevard, and Southwest Trafficway largely owned and maintained by the...

16. Architectural Feature: From 1908 to 2005 Architectural Feature: From 1908 to 2005 June 15, 2005 Series of articles that discusses the history of homes in the Northeast including preservation as well as particular home features. This first installment discusses developing appreciation for the older...

17. Architecture Residential Architecture Residential Series of articles about different types of housing styles like Bungalow (Craftsman), Shirtwaist, Tudor, Ranch, and Queen Anne, as well as articles about old houses, researching the history of your house,...

18. Around Westport--General News: Westport Historic Survey Around Westport--General News: Westport Historic Survey February 1977 Announcement of the "detailed study of the architecture of Westport" to be made by the Historic Kansas City Foundation in a survey for potential nominations for the National Register.

19. Award-Winning Southmoreland Inn Featured in Fall Homes Tour Award-Winning Southmoreland Inn Featured in Fall Homes Tour Fall//1992 Story of "Kansas City's premier urban inn--Southmoreland on the Plaza," at 116 East 46th Street, since its preservation "from the wrecking ball" in 1990.

20. Aztec Ruins Aztec Ruins August/8-14/2002 Article describing renovation plans and the current state of former ballrooms in the Hotel President. The interior of the Aztec Room, which included giant skeleton gods made of plaster, was designed by...