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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...
Citizens Historical Association: Biographical Data of Kansas Citians
Biographical sketch of Oliver Mosman, a lawyer in the Bryant Building, born in Saint Joseph, Missouri, in 1870 and coming to Kansas City about 1896.
Council on World Affairs
Letters, papers, and reports on the Council on World Affairs of Greater Kansas City, located in the Bryant Building in the late 1940s and early 1950s.
Deaths: Mrs. William H. Schutz
Obituary for Mrs. William Schutz, daughter of the first Bryant Building's builder (Dr. John Bryant), dying at the age of 78 in 1953. Also a granddaughter of Thomas Smart, operator of Kansas City's first...
Downtown Has Lasting Appeal
March 22, 2005
Article describes Gooden Jewelers, located on the southwest corner of 10th and Baltimore. The business, once located on the second floor of the Bryant Building, has operated Downtown since 1946, when it...
Downtown Kansas City
Aerial view looking north near 12th and Grand; shows Bryant Building under construction. Missouri River and riverfront area also in view.
Dr. John H. Outland
Biographical article about Dr. John Outland (ca. 1881-1947), a Kansas City surgeon and Kansas University athletic star founding the Kansas relays in 1923 and becoming the "first professional man in this...
Early Kansas City Architects: Selby Kurfiss
Photos and biographical article about architect Selby Kurfiss, a native of Kentucky coming to Kansas City by 1891 "as a draftsman for Adriance Van Brunt," dying in 1949. Description of his career, designing...
Emery, Bird, Thayer Building
Frontal and side view looking northwest, Grand and 11th Street. Also shows first Bryant building.
Former Bryant Building Checks In As Carrier Hotel
October 13-19, 2006
The former Bryant Building, a "26-floor downtown office tower is being rebranded as 1102 Grand to coincide with its aim to be known as a carrier hotel, an epicenter of telecommunications activity". The...
Looking north along the east side of Grand from 12th.
Looking north along Grand from just south of 13th. Shows Bryant Building under construction.
Group Lists Downtown Landmarks
October 26, 2004
The Kansas City Chapter of the American Institute of Architects compiled a list of 25 buildings in the central business district that they believe are significant downtown landmarks ''worthy of attention...
Henry D. Green Scrapbook Finding Aid
This collection is composed of 69 black and white photographs of varying sizes and nine sketches and features business buildings compiled in scrapbook form by Henry D. Green in 1926-1928. Most of the pictures...
Henry Van Brunt
Folder contains a black and white drawing of the Kansas City Casino at the Louisiana Purchase Exposition done by Van Brunt & Howe Architects. It includes an insert of a diagram of the building's interior....
Henry Van Brunt Travel Diary Finding Aid
Noted as Volume XI, this approximately 200-page travel diary was kept by Henry Van Brunt during a 1901 trip through western Europe, beginning in Geneva and including descriptions of Lyons, Avignon, Nimes,...
Herbert V. Jones & Company Offers "a Complete Real Estate Service"
Information on the real estate company in the Bryant Building at 4038 Broadway Boulevards.
Biographical sketch of Homer Burns Mann, or Homer Mann, an insurance agent in the Bryant Building, born in Illinois in 1869 and coming to Kansas City in the 1890s. Description of his career, starting out...
Kansas City's Tallest Buildings
From the Kansas City Codes Administration, April 13, 1983: Kansas City Power & Light Building, 476 feet; City Hall, 443 feet; Fidelity Bank, 426 feet; Hyatt Regency, 413 feet; Commerce Towers, 407 feet;...
Kansas City: Its Resources and Their Development
Photo and bio of Francis Sharp, "general contractor, No. 3230 Garner Street" since 1880. Builder of the following local structures: the Kansas City Club Building, the Bullene, Moore & Emery Building, "Dr....
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