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Automobile Service Sta...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Longtime Asset to Community Needs an Angel
June 3, 2008
"If the Black Economic Union of Greater Kansas City can't find a partner, get an injection of cash or receive help from the city, the agency faces the real possibility of folding." This group could not...
October 29, 1977
"Kansas City applied to the federal government yesterday for an advance of $500,000 on a total of $1,354,711 in damages to city facilities in the flood Sept. 12. The application to the Federal Disaster...
Lyric Picks Architect For Its Headquarters
December 9, 2007
"The Lyric Opera of Kansas City has selected local firm HJM Architects for the $4 million renovation of the new headquarters at 18th and Charlotte." The design work for the building will be done by Richard...
West Edge Teardown
August 30, 2011
"The Polsinelli Shughart law firm is going to the West Edge, ending one of Kansas City's biggest development fiascos, but at a cost: the demolition of the unique office building designed by Moshe Safdie."...
The Southmoreland Neighborhood, Kansas City, Missouri
"This Old House Online" picked the Southmoreland neighborhood as one of its Best Old House Neighborhoods for 2009. It cited the area's variety of house styles, affordability and proximity to downtown and...
$14 million project at 10th and Main Streets, 20-story office building and parking facility. 100 spectators and 10-man brass band in attendance at project sponsored by Robert P. Ingram and associates in...
Houses Will Join River Market Boom
April 25, 2006
''Developer George Birt is scrapping two condominium buildings proposed in his original River Market East redevelopment plan and will instead build 27 detached houses.'' Includes schematic drawing of the...
March 4, 1905
'The famous resort,' No. 7 W. Ninth Street, established in 1882.
Aerial View of Kansas City
1 block north and two blocks south of 6th Street Trafficway. Shows buildings in Garment District along Broadway.
Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City
1911 photograph of company building for the American Lubricating & Supply Company, an "especially gratifying feature of the city's rapid growth."
2 postcard views of the Institutional Church at Admiral Boulevard and Holmes.
Fidelity National Bank
2 postcards of the old and new Fidelity National Bank buildings
John Taylor Dry Goods Company - Main Street
2 promotional postcards pictures of the John Taylor Dry Goods Company store on Main Street facing Petticoat Lane
Twentieth Century Edition of the Kansas City Times Supplement: Illustrative-Descriptive of Imperial Missouri and the Greater Kansas City
26 pages of description and pictures of all around the city.
City Window: Raze of Blight
550 buildings between 1976 and 1979 classified as "imminently hazardous." Perhaps only city emergency building demolition program in the nation at the time.
February 19, 1961
916 Walnut Building, or Ridge Arcade, torn down in February 1961 for the erection of the Commerce Tower Building.
Project '75: The Golden Future of the Heart of America
[A] guide to the resources and assets on all levels of Kansas City, filled with photos, illustrations, ads, maps, etc., about a Downtown area planning project, including the Kansas City School District...
Papers: Lighting of the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art and Atkins Museum of Fine Arts, in Kansas City, Missouri
[D]iscussion of the methods employed to obtain unusual and most practical effects of artificial illumination in the museum, with architectural drawings and photos.
Power and Light Building
[Q]uickly became Kansas City's leading landmark. Photos and description of the 30-story building at 1330 Baltimore Avenue.
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