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Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
A Post Card from Old Kansas City
Photo of 1937 Plaza Christmas lights, used as a post card.
A Prominent Building Contractor of Kansas City
Short article featuring local building contractor S. J. Hayde. Several of the buildings are listed in the article that his company has built, as well as a photograph of him.
A Prominent Contractor and Builder of Kansas City
Short article about local builder Wallace Love. He came to Kansas City in 1879 and was at one time Superintendent of Buildings of Kansas City. Buildings he has erected include: Fairfax Arms Apartments,...
A Promising Legacy
October 11, 2006
Article describes the vision for coverting the historic Paseo YMCA building into the John "Buck" O'Neil Education and Research Center, in honor of the Negro Leagues legend who passed away October 6, 2006....
A Reprieve for the General Tire Building
Condemnation of building halted on the "first true Art Deco style structure of the city when constructed in 1928" at 1500 Baltimore Avenue.
A Resurgence on Twelfth Street
Photo and article about "the Resurgence Plan for the 12th Street Corridor" led by the "Twelfth Street Heritage Development" and involving "[t]he historic apartment buildings lining the west side of the...
A Snapshot of Historic Preservation, Jackson County 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...
A Spanish Type Building, Designed for High Class Shops, on Thirty-first Street
Illustration and caption about a new commercial building at 115 East 31st Street to be called the "Belva Shops," designed in Spanish architectural style by architects Shepard & Wiser and intended by owner...
A Street Walker's Guide to Kansas City
Thorough article on the variety of street names in Kansas City, with their origins, including discarded street names, as well as associated neighborhoods, buildings, and people.
A Tale of Two Cities
Article comparing Kansas City, Missouri, to Houston, Texas, in 1928, pointing out the following prominent urban features of Kansas City: one first-class Union Station, one beautiful war memorial, 550,000...
A Tenant Buys at Ninth and Broadway: Fox Manufacturing Company Gets Title to 55,000 Square Feet
Photo, caption, and article about the purchase of three separate buildings at 9th and Broadway Boulevard to be occupied by the Fox Manufacturing Company.
A Turbulent Path for Rose Followed a Career Creating Beautiful Buildings
June 4, 2008
Short article about William W. Rose, architect and former mayor of Kansas City, Kansas. After two controversial stints as mayor in 1905 and 1906, Rose returned to the architectural profession and went...
A Very Upscale Appeal
January 15, 2003
Story about the Kirkwood development located near the Country Club Plaza at 49th and Wornall. It is to be a very upscale, affluent condominium area. Article includes a color photocopy of the model of the...
A Visit To The Poor Farm: How Jackson County Cares For Her Helpless Wards
July 29, 1890
The subheading reads: "A Description of the Building and Something of the Inmates--The County Judges Contemplate Further Improvements--Two Jay Goulds Happy With Their Imaginary Riches--Some Pathetic Cases...
A Walk through the Crossroads
Article printed from http://bradleyosborn.com/a_walk_through_the_crossroads.pdf Bradley Osborn website, describes the Crossroads or Crossroads Arts District. Bordered roughly by Truman Road on the north,...
A.B.C. Storage & Van Company Building
National Register of Historic Places nomination form for the A.B.C. Storage Van Company Building contains extensive history and description of building at 1015 East 8th Street.
Abdiana Has Plans for Building Near Davis Park
August 24, 2006
Abdiana Properties has plans to convert a vacant building at 318 E. 10th Street into commercial space and apartments. According to the article, "the 24,000-square-foot building was completed in 1920 and...
Abernathy Furniture Company
The company was founded in 1856 in Leavenworth, Kansas. In 1878, it moved to Kansas City, Missouri, and eventually came to occupy more than 300,000 square feet at 1501-1525 West 9th Street and 908-910...
Acme Cleaning Company Building
Full frontal and side view; located at 3200 Gillham Road.
Actor's Charity Takes up KC Cause
February 21, 2012
The Make It Right Foundation (founded by Hollywood superstar Brad Pitt) and BNIM architects will renovate the former Bancroft School at 4300 Tracy Ave. that was closed in 2000. "The $14 million project...
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