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19th Street and Wyandotte
Street level view of the northeast corner of the intersection of 19th and Wyiandotte Streets in in the Crossroads Arts Distrtict in Kansas City, Missouri. View is looking toward the northeast.
Front of building at 2020 Wyandotte in Crossroads District
A Field Guide to the Crossroads Art District
May 1, 2005
Map depicting the area roughly between Truman Road (north boundary), Pershing Road (south boundary), Broadway (west boundary) and Cherry Street (east boundary). Includes drawings and identification of...
A Home for Artists Planned Downtown
October 9, 2013
Article reports on a proposal from a Minneapolis developer, Sherman Associates, to renovate the historic Scarritt Building (818 Grand Blvd) into an afforable living and work space for local artists. The...
A Legacy of Service in Kansas City
Michael's Fine Clothes for Men has been in business for over 100 years in the Kansas City area. Opened by Michael Novorr in 1905, the business has thrived at 1830 Main Street and has now become a vital...
A Nest for Creativity
January 9, 2011
Article describes the opening of the City Ice Arts Center located in the old Kansas City Ice Building at 2029 Campbell Street in the Crossroads Arts District. Sean Kelley, owner, sees it as "a comfortable...
A Room With a View: Kansas City's 2000 Grand
The article describes 2000 Grand, event space located above the Cashew Bar and Restaurant. Created two years ago, the original event space proved so popular additional space was added this year. Event...
A Walk through the Crossroads
Article printed from http://bradleyosborn.com/a_walk_through_the_crossroads.pdf Bradley Osborn website, describes the Crossroads or Crossroads Arts District. Bordered roughly by Truman Road on the north,...
Article describes the freighthouse Flats loft development at 2120 Wyandotte, in the Freight House District, north of Union Station and adjacent to the Crossroads Arts District. The building, constructed...
Applied Experience: a Mother's Model for Thoughtful Development
The author describes her experiences renovating the Arthel Building at 1901 Main Street and FLEX Storage Systems in Topeka, Kansas.
Aron Nutures Crossroads Arts District
April 28 - May 4, 2006
Article features Suzie Aron, president of the Crossroads Community Association with her office in the former Gateway Chemical Building. Aron is a long time Crossroads District real estate broker. Article...
Art in Kansas City
Two articles highlight the art scene in Kansas City: "Kansas City's Glittering New Galleries" and "Kansas City: A City of Art." The first article reviews the new Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum...
Arts Mean Business
December 1, 2001
Photos, illustrations, and article about the potential for mutual benefits for the arts and business communities in the Kansas City area with new and upcoming projects.
At a Crossroads: KC Artists Feel Unappreciated
January 6, 2004
Lead story in the Star Business Weekly about difficulties facing art galleries and studios in the Crossroads Arts Districts, mainly increases in property taxes and the liquor crackdown on First Fridays....
Street level view of the west side of 2221 Baltimore looking north. This area is in the Crossroads Arts District located in Kansas City's midtown area. Sign in view reads "Opie Brush Co."
Barkley Evergreen Takes Wing
November 12, 2005
Local ad agency, Barkley Evergreen & Partners, is planning on moving into the long vacant TWA Building in the Crossroads District. The building is at 18th and Baltimore and is presently owned by Bradley...
Block by Block
December 5, 2008
Kansas City Business Journal supplement about downtown development includes articles on Kauffman Center, East Crossroads, River Market, Power & Light District, and restored theaters. It also includes an...
Block by Block: From Blueprint to Build-up
November 18, 2005
A 48-page supplement to the Kansas City Business Journal included in the November 18-24, 2005, v. 24, #11 issue. It features the redevelopment and building going on in the downtown Kansas City area including...
Building an Empire
Profile of sculptor, restaurateur, and "TV personality," Stretch. He was one of the first artists to invest and establish himself in the Crossroads Arts District.
Can Small Business Survive the Big Hype?
Several small urban businesses are featured in this article including the Blue Gallery and Black Bamboo in the Crossroads Arts District, Cupini's restaurant at the corner of 12th and Walnut (with photo),...
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