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1. 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown 'Good Life' Is Hidden Jewel Downtown April 21, 2004 This article focuses on one of Kansas City's less visible fountains called "The Fountain of Good Life". It was designed by George Tsutakawa. According to a quote in the article, he "became the preeminent...

2. 40-Year-Old Skyscraper Goes On the Market in KC 40-Year-Old Skyscraper Goes On the Market in KC February 24, 2005 The Commerce Tower is for sale. The 30-story building downtown is 40 years old and has 540,000 square feet. It is currently owned by Tower Properties Co. and no asking price is listed. Current tenants...

3. Commerce Tower Commerce Tower December 5, 1963 Commerce Tower is 32 stories in height and 421 feet in elevation.

4. Commerce Tower Plaza Sunken Garden Commerce Tower Plaza Sunken Garden 1966 Overhead view of an interior garden in the Commerce Tower Plaza, located at 9th and Main. Awarded for their work on this project were architects Keene, Simpson & Murphy, landscape consultants Gordon Whiffen...

5. Commerce Towers Commerce Towers May//1963 Illustration and article about the new 30-story Commerce Towers building designed by architects Keene, Simpson & Murphy. Built in 1962 at 913 Main Street on the site of the demolished (for replacement...

6. Commerce Towers Commerce Towers

7. Commerce Trust Company Commerce Trust Company 1963 Letter in scrapbook accompanying photograph reads: "Enclosed please find a photograph of the Directors of your association signing the "I beam" in our lobby. This will be the beam that will "top out" Commerce...

8. Downtown Rooftop View Downtown Rooftop View 1964-07-14 Downtown rooftop view looking toward the northwest. Missouri River in view as well as portions of the Fidelty Building and Commerce Towers.

9. Downtown: 1997-2004 Downtown: 1997-2004 n.d. Photographs of downtown Kansas City.

10. Fish Tales Fish Tales July 13-19, 2006 Brief article describing the Top of the Tower, an "international restaurant-a-rama" located on the top two floors of the Commerce Bank Tower at 9th and Main Street during the late 1960's. The author writes...

11. It only takes a Spark It only takes a Spark January/3-9/2002 Article discusses struggle of bar owner Mike Goddou to open and maintain the Spark Bar at Ninth and Walnut. Goddou claims local business men are undermining his attempts to revitalize downtown.

12. Revamping Commerce Tower Revamping Commerce Tower September 24, 2013 Article on a proposed redevelopment plan for rennovating Commerce Tower into a mixed-use building of market-rate apartments and offices. The building was considered to be the first moden skyscraper in...

13. Same Management, New Ownership Same Management, New Ownership April 26, 2006 List of items concerning the sale of the 30-story Commerce Tower at Ninth and Main streets to the Los Angeles investment firm Hertz Investment Group.

14. The '60s Turn 50 The '60s Turn 50 May 16,2010 Pictures and review of downtown buildings built in the 1960s including the headquarters for the Kansas City School District at 12th and McGee (also former home the Kansas City Public Library from 1960-2004);...

15. Top of the Tower Restaurant Top of the Tower Restaurant 1965-03 Interior view identified as the restaurant with French cuisine located in the Top of the Tower restaurant complex at the upper level of the Commerce Towers located in downtown Kansas City, Missouri at...