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Concourse Park Fountai...
North Terrace Park
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Burnham & Root
Ancestral Pow Wow Comes to Historic Northeast
An event called the Native American Ancestral Pow Wow is to be held on September 20, 2002 at the Concourse. It is being sponsored by the Heart of America Indian Center and it is hoped that this will be...
Biography of Thomas Bullene (1828-1894), Merchant and Mayor
September 6, 2007
Story features the massive glass sculpture being created for the Sprint Center by artist Tom Bloyd. This steel and glass piece is to be called "Spiral Ribbon" and will weigh 3,000 pounds. It was commissioned...
Board of Trade Building (Second) Profile
Bridging the Halfway Mark
April 9, 2003
Report on the work being done to replace the Gladstone Boulevard bridge over Anderson Street. The bridge is located on the south end of the Concourse and the original bridge was a century old. Work on...
Cliff Drive Classic Draws Hundreds to Historic Northeast
Now in its 39th year, the Tour of Kansas City bicycle race draws around 400 professional cyclists. The first half of the race goes through Cliff Drive in the Northeast area. Riders take 18 laps around...
Full view of the Concourse in North Terrace Park.
Concourse Fountain Design Accepted
Board of Parks and Recreation and a committee of Northeast citizens agree to design plan "B" for improvements to the Concourse Park fountain.
Concourse Fountain Will Flow
Update on the finishing work to be done on the Concourse Park Fountain. It is now hoped that it will be completed sometime this spring.
Focus On Fountains
August 6, 2003
The use of water in the city has recently been criticized, especially in the fountains. This article discusses this issue with fountains in the Northeast area including the following: Concourse, American...
Fountain Contract to Be Finalized: Construction on New Concourse Fountain Will Begin after Fall Festival
Photo and article about the approval by the Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners in 2001 "for National Streetscape, Inc. of Blue Springs, Mo. to restore the Concourse Park fountain" in Northeast...
Fountain Off For Winter
The new Concourse Fountain was designed to operate during the winter and produce ice formations. However, budget constraints have caused the water to be shut off as well as the fact that the fountain needs...
Fountain Project Moving from Plan to Reality
Article discusses the plans for the renovation of the Concourse Park Fountain.
Fountains and Fields: Work in Northeast Area Parks Is Underway with Spring
Article about the progress on construction and maintenance at the Concourse Park Fountain (with a new fountain), Budd Park (with a new walking trail), and Cliff Drive (with a newly replaced section of...
Funding Stalls Fountain Construction
The demolition work on the old fountain has been done and a new pump pit and concrete base laid. It is hoped that the work will be complete and the fountain turned on in the spring if added electrical...
Looking southeast along the Concourse in North Terrace Park.
Gladstone Boulevard, Concourse
Postcard of Gladstone Boulevard, Concourse
Good Things in Historic Northeast
February 23, 2005
Column shows three photographs of work being done on Concourse Park colonnade in the Northeast area. Phase I of the work included restoration of the copper domes. Phase II covers the roof and ceiling of...
Hammering Out a New Plan
Members of a neighborhood design committee continue to hammer out the details for the new look of the Concourse Fountain.
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