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1. 'Inner-Ring' Suburbs New Development in Older Communities 'Inner-Ring' Suburbs New Development in Older Communities November 2008 Article describes both the challenges and advantages of 'inner-ring suburbs,' defined as "mostly post-World War II communities." Their proximity to downtown and their established infrastructure are making...

2. 12th and Main Streets 12th and Main Streets circa 1940s Looking north along Main Street from 12th Street. On the right is the southwest corner of the Jones Store building. Harzfeld's Department Store is visible one block south, and signs for King Joy Lo Restaurant,...

3. A Grand Centennial for a Grand Church A Grand Centennial for a Grand Church February 7, 2012 The Grand Avenue Temple United Methodist Church (205 E. 9th St., southeast corner of 9th Street and Grand Boulevard) was completed February 1912. It is the second church building that the United Methodist...

4. Cultivating Community Cultivating Community September 25, 2011 Article spotlights Kansas City residents Jason and Candy Fields and other families who have transformed blighted properties in the Lykins Neighborhood into "urban homesteads." More than 20 families have...

5. Hope Builds Along Troost Hope Builds Along Troost April 30, 2013 Article reports on recent revitalization and diversification efforts happening along Troost Avenue, which has represented "Kansas City's racial dividing line" since the 1960s. Several businesses and business...

6. Progress Edition 2007 Progress Edition 2007 June 20, 2007 Progress in the City features a Q&A session with Mayor Mark Funkhouser (pp. 2-3 and 20-21); Downtown, 18th & Vine, and River Market (pp. 4-5 and 14); Crossroads Arts District and Crown Center (pp. 6-7);...

7. The Master Plan for Kansas City The Master Plan for Kansas City 1947 A plan of action developed by the City Plan Commission and published in 1947. Members of the City Plan Commission as well as Master Plan staff are listed. The plan covers a broad range of factors impacting...

8. Urban State of Mind Urban State of Mind October 2009 Article looks at several area mixed-use developments like Leawood's Mission Farms and Park Place, Lee's Summit's New Longview and Downtown Main Street, and the Northland's Zona Rosa. "Essentially a reinvention...

9. Why People Are Fleeing The Urban Core Why People Are Fleeing The Urban Core April 30 - May 6, 2010 In the first of four articles on why families are moving out of the urban core, current and former residents tell why they are leaving their neighborhoods. Abandoned and neglected properties, falling property...