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1. "Blind" Boone Plays On in Columbia - Restoring the Home of a Ragtime Great "Blind" Boone Plays On in Columbia - Restoring the Home of a Ragtime Great August 2009 Pictures and article about the work to restore the home of John Willliams "Blind" Boone, a great pioneer of American ragtime music. The home is at 10 North Fourth Street in downtown Columbia, Missouri,...

2. 19th Century School Awaits Restoration 19th Century School Awaits Restoration December 25, 2006 Article detailing the work of a restoration group working to convert the Benjamin Banneker School building in Parkville, Missouri, into a museum. Benjamin Banneker was a one-room, segregated school for...

3. A Movie Theater With Small-Town Charm A Movie Theater With Small-Town Charm July 11, 2010 Short article about the Rio Theatre in downtown Overland Park and its owners. Includes many color photographs of interior and exterior.

4. Boosters Sketch Plans For Bingham Museum Boosters Sketch Plans For Bingham Museum February 26, 2008 A group of people are proposing an art museum be put in the old Jackson County Courthouse in Independence, Missouri, in an effort to help generate money for the $10 million restoration of the courthouse...

5. Creating a Prairie Map of Missouri Creating a Prairie Map of Missouri 2011 Article on the importance and benefits of historic landscape mapping on the conservation work being done today. Walter Schroeder looks back on his work that was published in 1981 on the presettlement prairie...

6. Downtown Picks Up Downtown Picks Up June 2010 Photos and article about the renovation to condos of the Union Carbide building between 10th and 9th streets on Baltimore. The Art Deco building is listed in the National Register of Historical Places...

7. Effort to Restore School Revitalized Effort to Restore School Revitalized May 3, 2009 Before her death in 2004, Lucille Douglass worked to restore the Benjamin Banneker School in Parkville, one of the first schools built for black students in Platte County. The project languished, but the...

8. For Organ, A Resurrection of Sorts For Organ, A Resurrection of Sorts January 1, 2009 Color photograph in article about the purchase, move, and restoration of the 1869 E & G. G. Hook pipe organ installed at the Rainbow Mennonite Church in Kansas City, Kansas. Its former home was the abandoned...

9. Here's a Cozy, Old Fixer-Upper in the Woods Here's a Cozy, Old Fixer-Upper in the Woods May 31, 2005 Article describes the planned restoration of the Atkins-Johnson Farm, at 6508 N. Jackson St. in Gladstone, Missouri. Early Clay County settlers Jonathan Q. Atkins and Mary Stone Atkins reportedly moved...

10. Historic Building Comes Back to Live Historic Building Comes Back to Live August 30, 2011 Trozzolo Communications Group renovates the former four-story brick Nelkin-Piper Building at Eight and Wyandotte streets. It cost the firm $6.5 million. The building “originally was a millinery factory,...

11. Historic Kansas City Foundation's Endangered Buildings Saved Historic Kansas City Foundation's Endangered Buildings Saved Summer 2011 Article profiles seven buildings that were previously on the Historic Kansas City Foundation's endangered buildings list, but have been restored and renovated in recent years. 1) New York Life Building...

12. Hotel Frederick: Turn of the (21st) Cenutry Elegance Hotel Frederick: Turn of the (21st) Cenutry Elegance August 2007 Color photographs and article about the restoration of the 1905 Hotel Frederick in Boonville. The hotel is located at 501 E. High Street.

13. Katz Drug Building Could Get a New Life Katz Drug Building Could Get a New Life August 14, 2009 Developer Brent Lambi wants to renovate the historic store located on Main Street and "restore it to its original charm." Lambi is in the process of purchasing the building that was declared a city landmark...

14. Lanesfield School: Readin', Writin', and Restoration Lanesfield School: Readin', Writin', and Restoration Spring 2002 In-depth article about the Lanesfield School in Johnson County, Kansas. The one-room schoolhouse that opened in 1870 with 69 pupils was built of native fieldstone. "In March 1987, the Board of County Commissioners...

15. Meet the NEW President: Kansas City's Most Famous Historic Hotel Returns Meet the NEW President: Kansas City's Most Famous Historic Hotel Returns Winter 2009-2010 Article discusses a brief history of the hotel and the renovations made since the reopening in 2006.

16. Mending Broken Statues, Spirits Mending Broken Statues, Spirits February 16, 2009 Profile of sculptor Jennifer Walker and her work restoring damaged religious statues. Walker, a graduate of the Kansas City Art Institute, has been involved in the restoration of Union Station, the Muehlebach...

17. New Offices Proposed for Symphony New Offices Proposed for Symphony April 15, 2008 Philanthropist Shirley Helzberg plans to restore and expand the old Vitagraph Film Exchange Building at 17th and Wyandotte for symphony offices and other tenants. Its close proximity to the Kauffman Center...

18. New Spin New Spin October 3, 2008 Faultless Starch/Bon Ami is spending $5 million to renovate the former Sewall Paint and Glass Company building at 1009 W. Eighth Street. Other companies are finding that restoring old buildings in the...

19. Restoration Project ‘Is Ready To Go' Now Restoration Project ‘Is Ready To Go’ Now May 18, 2011 Starting in early June, the Rochester Hotel, located at 1821 Highland Ave., and six vacant houses on the west side of the street, will undergo a $3.8 million restoration project. Upon completion, the project...

20. Restoring the Magic at Corninthian Hall Restoring the Magic at Corninthian Hall December 3, 2008 Restoration is underway on 10 panes of stained glass that make up the grand staircase window at Corinthian Hall. The work is being done by the URO Glass Co. The window restoration is part of the greater...