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1. Demolition Looms For 1881 Locale Demolition Looms For 1881 Locale July 9, 2010 The 129-year-old Cosby Hotel is set to come down after the city "declared it a dangerous building requiring immediate demolition." The severe winter weather and wet spring contributed to the deterioration...

2. Face-Lift on Baltimore Face-Lift on Baltimore September 30, 2005 The Union Carbide Building and the former Cosby Hotel building (also known as the Lane Blueprint Building), near and at 9th and Baltimore are currently being considered for a $32.2 million redevelopment...

3. Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 Kansas City, Missouri: Its History and Its People, 1800-1908 1908 Biographical sketch of Joseph Cosby, "the proprietor of the Hotel Cosby, at the corner of Ninth and Baltimore streets." Born in Kentucky in 1851, moving to Kansas City in the 1880s, and opening the Cosby...

4. KC's Cosby Hotel Wins a Reprieve KC's Cosby Hotel Wins a Reprieve July 21, 2010 Due to lobbying by historic preservationists and downtown residents, the 1881 Cosby Hotel building at 9th and Baltimore Ave. will not be demolished as planned. City officials agreed instead to fix a crumbling...

5. Local Group Steps Out From Shadows Local Group Steps Out From Shadows August 31, 2010 Article reports on the resurgence of the Historic Kansas City Foundation. The group has received recent publicity for its efforts to save the historic Cosby Hotel building (900 Baltimore Ave.) from demolition,...

6. Preserving KC's History Preserving KC's History November 2, 2014 Article profiles three individuals that will be honored by the Historic Kansas City Foundation for their efforts to preserve historic Kansas City structures. David Johnson is interviewed and speaks about...

7. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p008 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p008 1895-1907 Northern part of early Kansas City from W. 9th Street south to W. 11th Street and from Central Street east to Main Street. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page showing adjoining area.

8. Things Looking Up for Building Things Looking Up for Building July 27, 2011 The 130-year old Cosby Hotel building at Ninth Street and Baltimore Avenue has been purchased by the Sunflower Development Group. The firm's principals, Lon Booher and Jason Swords, plan to convert the...