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1. 10 Shining Years For KC Curlers 10 Shining Years For KC Curlers June 14, 2004 The author in his newspaper commentary column discusses the 10th anniversary of the sculpture atop the pylons at Bartle Hall, often referred to as "hair curlers". The name of the sculpture is "Sky Stations"...

2. A Legend Returns A Legend Returns August 17, 2006 The Harvey House Diner is now open in Union Station. The restaurant is patterned after the original Harvey House restaurant and replaces the food courts that were there when the station reopened. The long...

3. 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.

4. A Reprieve for the General Tire Building A Reprieve for the General Tire Building May-June//1987 Condemnation of building halted on the "first true Art Deco style structure of the city when constructed in 1928" at 1500 Baltimore Avenue.

5. Art Deco Building Revived Art Deco Building Revived August 5, 2005 Discussion of the renovation of the Former Fideltiy National Bank and Trust Building at 909 Walnut into luxury apartments and two multi-level penthouse condos. The first five floors of the 35-story building...

6. Art Deco Poster Art Deco Poster n.d. Unframed (18.5 in. x 26 in.) color poster on foam board titled: "Kansas City Art Deco, Rediscovering an Era, 1922-1940." Bottom of poster states: "A Benefit For the Historic Kansas City Foundation Art...

7. Awards Abound for 1995 Art Deco Poster Awards Abound for 1995 Art Deco Poster Spring 1996 Kansas City Art Deco Society organized by the Historic Kansas City Foundation Gazette. First meeting held March 26, 1996.

8. Biography of Charles Ashley Smith (1878-1962), Architect Biography of Charles Ashley Smith (1878-1962), Architect 1999

9. Biography of Clarence Kivett (1905-1996), Architect Biography of Clarence Kivett (1905-1996), Architect 1999

10. Biography of Louis Curtiss (1865-1924), Architect Biography of Louis Curtiss (1865-1924), Architect 2003

11. Blaze Destroys Old Ballroom: Midtown Building, Opened in 1913, Was in Renovation Blaze Destroys Old Ballroom: Midtown Building, Opened in 1913, Was in Renovation October/27/2001 Photos and article about the fire destroying the Monaco Ballroom, a former movie theater being restored at 31st and Cherry Streets. Built in 1913 as the Gillham Theater ("a movie palace") "by Cleveland...

12. Boss Tom's Deco Empire Boss Tom's Deco Empire July-August//1986 Photos and article about the Art Deco architecture in Kansas City built under the unofficial administration of political machine boss Tom Pendergast (Thomas J. Pendergast, Sr.) in the Great Depression...

13. Bringing Dowtown Back: The Bryant Building Bringing Dowtown Back: The Bryant Building November-December//1983 Article about the renovation of the Bryant Building, listed in the Register of Historic Places, built in 1931 in Art Deco style with 22 stories at 1102 Grand Avenue.

14. Building's Power Failure Harms Telecom Tenants Building's Power Failure Harms Telecom Tenants December 16-22, 2005 The Bryant Building downtown is being made into a telecom carrier hotel. The art deco building is 75 years old, and "lost power for 18 hours Dec. 11, a crippling blow to the scores of telecom tenants that...

15. Church Buys Katz Building Church Buys Katz Building September 29, 2011 The former Katz drug store building at 3948 Main St. was auctioned off and purchased by Redeemer Fellowship Church, which opened in 2008 at 3921 Baltimore. "The purchase price was not disclosed." The art...

16. City Hall City Hall August 23, 1931 Kansas City, Missouri's, City Hall is 30 stories in height and 423 feet in elevation.

17. City Hall Profile City Hall Profile 1999

18. 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...

19. Deliciously Deco Deliciously Deco Summer, 2005 Article profiles the home of Maggie and Leon Jacobs, an art deco structure on State Line Road in which exterior and interior party scenes from the film Mr. and Mrs. Bridge were shot. The home, designed...

20. Designing Ways Designing Ways February//1991 Photos and biographical article about Kenneth Owens Morgan, or Kenneth Morgan, a "27-year-old designer" of furniture and houses, growing up in Taos, New Mexico and "heavily influenced by Kansas City's...