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Urban Design Awards
Municipal Art Commissi...
Photograph, Color, 8...
Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908
Biographical sketch of John Egner, "the efficient chief of the fire department of Kansas City." He was born in Chicago in 1860 and came to Kansas City about 1872, "learning the business of butchering and...
KC Conductor's MahlerFest Wins Coveted Music Prize
September 11, 2005
Article reports the awarding of the Gold Medal of the International Gustav Mahler Society, "one of classical music's most prestigious awards," to Kansas City conductor Robert Olsen. Olsen, a conducting...
KC Couple's Converted Hotel Named Home of the Year
December 26, 2004
The Metropolitan Home magazine's Home of the Year award goes to a building at 1922 Main Street and is featured in the January/February issue. Owners Don and Joyce Omer turned a commercial structure into...
Third annual food issue of the magazine. Includes a special section called Entrée that debuts 21 Kansas City original restaurants including Anthony's Restaurant & Lounge; Blanc Burgers + Bottles; Café...
KC Preservation Prizes
June 2, 2007
Historic Kansas City Foundation selected the newly reopened Aladdin Hotel and the former Blossom House & Girls Club for the annual renovation/rehabilitation awards. Also included were the Christian Church...
KC Talent Shines in Charlotte Street Show
December 5, 2004
2004 award winners are featured at Grand Arts.
KC's Top 10 Companies
Photos and short profiles of 10 companies selected as KC's top 10 companies. They include: University of Missouri-Kansas City ( community award); B.B.'s Lawnside Bar-B-Q (lifestyle award); HMS Beagle (cool...
KC150 Recognizes First Neighborhood Heroes
Short article about the frist group of Neighborhood Heroes selected by the Kansas City Neighborhood Alliance in honor of KC150, the Kansas City-area sesquicentennial celebration, for their community involvement....
KCI Airport Control Tower Complex
Administration and control tower complex at Kansas City International Airport. The firm of Kivett and Myers received an award for the design of this building, which created an effective visual identification...
Full view of Crosby Kemper Arena, located at 1800 Genesee. Architects C. F. Murphy Associates received an award for their design of this building.
King of Speech Can Be Found in Overland Park
February 26, 2011
Tom Kane of Overland Park not only has announced the Academy Awards, but also has done movie trailers and commercials, documentaries, and some animation voices. Kane graduated from Shawnee Mission South...
Knowing What We've Got
Four Northeast community police officers were recently honored by the areas chamber of commerce for their efforts in crime prevention along the Independence Avenue corridor. Those honored were: Brian Bartch,...
View facing southeast of the Landmark Building, located at 3901 Main Street. Architects Peckham, Guyton, Albers and Viets received an award for this important improvement to the 39th and Main area.
Last Royal at the Stock Yards
Photo and article about the big Kansas City show moving to a new permanent location uptown, describing the Royal's hold on people with horse and cattle awards.
Latina Conference Highlights Local Acheivers [sic]
August 4-10, 2005
Two women received awards at the Midwest Latina Conference. Katalina "Kathy" A. Tinoco of Dick Smith Ford dealership received the "Estrella en Ascenso" Award. Maria Antonia, KMBC anchor woman, received...
Lester Goldman Remembered as Teacher, Friend and Artist
September 29, 2005
Lester Goldman, a professor at the Kansas City Art Institute, died September 24, 2005, at the age of 63. He had taught in the painting department at the Art Institute for 38 years. His recent sculpture...
Lee’s Summit Wins Highest National Award for Parks & Recreation
Lee’s Summit Parks and Recreations department was chosen to receive the Gold Medal Award for Excellence in Parks & Recreation, given by the National Recreation and Parks Association (NRPA) in partnership...
Liberty Memorial Gates Receive National Honors
The Public Art Network of the Americans for the Arts selectd the gates at the Liberty Memorial as one of the top 40 public artworks of 2006. Located at the south entrance of the museum, the gates are called...
October 7, 2008
Information concerning the memorial/museum:
Developer: Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department and the Liberty Memorial Association
Architect (memorial restoration and...
Library Earns Highest Honor
September 30, 2008
Nominated by U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver, the Kansas City Public Library was one of five U.S. libraries to recieve the 2008 National Medal for Museum and Library Services given by the Institute...
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