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Sketches of Kansas City as It Was in 1887
Photos and article (reprinted from Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper) about Kansas City scenes from 1887, including the City Market, the Levee, steamboats and ferries, the Town of Kansas at the foot...
Serving Up 78 Years of Tradition
December 25, 2011
Cascone's Grill has been located at 17 E. Fifth St. in the City Market since 2003. Article includes a little history of the Cascone family and their restaurants, the first being a "three-stool diner at...
Section of Downtown Kansas City, Missouri
Reproduction of map showing a section of downtown Kansas City, Missouri. Map depicts the City Market area between Delaware, Charlotte, Independence Avenue, and 3rd Street. Lot numbers are included, and...
Robert Askren Photograph Collection Finding Aid
circa 1870s-2005, bulk 1950-1980s
Local photographer Robert G. Askren donated photographs and negatives to the Missouri Valley Special Collections in 2006. He worked for Harkins Commercial Photo Co. which he later purchased and renamed...
River Market Enjoys New Life in Old Neighborhood
History of the River Market area, "in the awkward zone between the Missouri River and the hubbub of the city's downtown," concentrating on urban renewal efforts following violent organized crime in the...
Real Prosperity in the West--Scenes in Kansas City's Great Grain Market and Among the Orchards of Missouri
Photos of the Stockyards, rail yards, City Market, Live Stock Exchange Building and the Stockyards Horse & Mule Market.
Pop-Up Restaurants Feed Urge for Variety
June 22-28, 2012
Article on Vagabond, a pop-up restaurant in Kansas City. Founded and runned by Jenny Vergara and Alex Pope in 2011, the restaurant appears every few months in a different location, featuring a different...
Planters Seed Co. Still a Favorite of Gardeners After 80 Years in City Market
March 18, 2004
Article appears ini the Advertising Special Section of the Star and gives history and information about the Planters Seed Co. store located in the River Market area of downtown Kansas City.
Pisciotta Closes after 83 Years
News of the closing of the "Pisciotta Fruit & Vegetable Co. Inc., an 83-year-old produce wholesaler," at 217 East Missouri Avenue, "near the City Market," with history since its founding in 1917 and reasons...
Obituary for Peter Palermo, wholesale produce dealer at the City Market for 50 years, dying at the age of 69 in 1966.
Pedestrian Trail to Connect Cliff Drive to City Market
August 29, 2012
The Kansas City Parks and Recreation Department has received a grant from the National Scenic Byway Program for the construction of a pedestrian and biking trail connecting the Cliff Drive Scenic Byway...
Ownership Map of River Market Area
Land ownership map of the River Market area of Kansas City, Missouri (section 32, township 50, range 33), identified as "Old Town." The boundaries include the Missouri River south to Independence Avenue,...
Oldest Area-Based Businesses
May 26-June 1, 2006
In "The List" column for this issue is a ranking of the oldest area-based businesses. They are ranked by year founded. The first on the list is the City Market, 5th and Walnut, starting in 1857 with the...
Old City Market Building
Full frontal and partial side view of Market Building.
Old City Market
View of City Market facilities when located in block with City Hall at 5th and Main. Identified as â€œMarketâ€ in scrapbook. View includes a partial view of a small truck backed up to the market....
Nigro Pool Hall
Looking southeast from the northwest corner of 3rd and Walnut. Nigro Pool Hall is corner building.
New Steel Windows
A new steel window sash manufactured by Frank Tilk will hit the Kansas City market in a short time. Some people believe “this product will pave the way for a large demand among builders and architects.”...
Postcard of mule car, photographed in 1870 between Twelfth and Thirteenth on Grand.
MU Extension to Take Notorious Club's Space
July 23, 2013
Article on the Univeristy of Missouri Extension moving into the historic building at 105 E. 5th Street. Across the street from the City Market, the building was previously the Oldham Hotel, built in 1916,...
Missouri Valley Special Collections Postcard Collection Finding Aid
This postcard collection includes a wide variety of subjects such as buildings, parks, streets, people, and festivals. Although the cards cover a wide geographical area, the two major portions of the collection...
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