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1. Gully Town: KC 150 Kansas City Sesquicentennial, a Celebration of the Heart Gully Town: KC 150 Kansas City Sesquicentennial, a Celebration of the Heart Winter//2000 Describes the creation of the buildings and streets of Kansas City along the bluffs near the Missouri River.

2. Richard Hardesty's Civil War Story: General Order No. 12 Richard Hardesty's Civil War Story: General Order No. 12 Winter//2000 Article describing the effects of Order Number 12 on owners of homes, warehouses, and business buildings in the Kansas City area, including "William Gillis, Chick, McGee, Benoist Troost, John C. McCoy...

3. Preserving History Preserving History Winter 2010 Since the National Register of Historic Places was implemented in 1966, Missouri "has been at the forefront of all states in preserving structures that qualify to be listed" and "was among the first to...

4. High Life: Downtown Goes Uptown High Life: Downtown Goes Uptown Winter 2004 Article describes the movement back downtown as older buildings are converted to lofts.

5. The Way We Were The Way We Were Winter 2002 Article describes rehabilitation efforts underway in 2002 at the Shawnee Indian Mission State Historic Site in Johnson County, Kansas. The project, which includes reinterpretation of exhibits as well as...

6. Octave Chanute Advocacy Alert! Octave Chanute Advocacy Alert! Summer//1994 Article decrying potenial loss of the individual Octave Chanute Building for the sake of the Wholesale District.

7. From Beer Barrels to Law Books--A Century Old Building Is Saved From Beer Barrels to Law Books--A Century Old Building Is Saved Summer//1993 Photos and history of the building at 215 East 20th Street.

8. The Kansas City Spirit: Old Convention Hall, Leveled by Fire, Rebuilt in 90 Days for Demo Convention The Kansas City Spirit: Old Convention Hall, Leveled by Fire, Rebuilt in 90 Days for Demo Convention Summer//1968 Story of the fire of the newly built old Convention Hall, its burning, and the rebuilding of the new one.

9. Historic Kansas City Foundation's Endangered Buildings Saved Historic Kansas City Foundation's Endangered Buildings Saved Summer 2011 Article profiles seven buildings that were previously on the Historic Kansas City Foundation's endangered buildings list, but have been restored and renovated in recent years. 1) New York Life Building...

10. Efforts Underway to Protect Wheatley-Provident Hospital Efforts Underway to Protect Wheatley-Provident Hospital Summer 2007 Article concerns efforts by a number of agencies to attain landmark status for Wheatley-Provident Hospital. It also provides a brief history of the hospital established by Dr. J. Edward Perry in 1910.

11. Celebrating Preservation: 2007 HKCF Preservation Awards Celebrating Preservation: 2007 HKCF Preservation Awards Summer 2007 Article on 2007 Preservation Awards includes information about the renovation of the following properties: Park Lane Apartments, Aladdin Hotel, Christian Church Hospital(Residences at West Paseo), Blossom...

12. 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)....

13. The Federal Courthouse Building: A Threat? The Federal Courthouse Building: A Threat? Summer 1991 Contemplation about replacement of the United States Courthouse building at 811 Grand Avenue because of inadequacy for future needs.

14. 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...

15. Garment District Building Converted to Mixed Residential Commercial Use Garment District Building Converted to Mixed Residential Commercial Use Spring//1997 Rehabilitation of the "Carnival Building" at 800 Broadway Boulevard, now for mixed use.

16. If Van Tuyl Get His Way, Here's What We'll Lose! If Van Tuyl Get His Way, Here's What We'll Lose! Spring//1997 Plans by developer Cecil Van Tuyl to replace 1920s Plaza architecture with new office buildings, parking, and apartments.

17. Little Sisters of the Poor Little Sisters of the Poor Spring//1997 Story of the charitable organization and the building formerly serving as its headquarters at about 53rd and Highland Avenues.

18. Message from the Executive Director Message from the Executive Director Spring//1996 Examples of success stories and those on the "Preservation Watch."

19. Preservation Potential in Kansas City Preservation Potential in Kansas City Spring//1970 Comparison of Kansas Citians' sense of preservation for own old building versus that toward other Midwestern cities, with many examples of specific buildings in Midtown, Downtown, and Westport.

20. Coates House Background Coates House Background Spring//1966 History of Frank's Hall, opening in 1867 at 5th and Main Streets, the nearest the city had to a legitimate theater until 1870 when the Coates House opened.