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61. A Downtown Landmark Shuts Doors A Downtown Landmark Shuts Doors December 30, 2003 After almost 80 years serving downtown Kansas City, the Italian Gardens restaurant closed its doors. A family-owned restaurant for five generations, Italian Gardens served many of the city's prominent...

62. A Facelift for the "City Beautiful": Urban Renewal in Olathe A Facelift for the "City Beautiful": Urban Renewal in Olathe Spring/Summer 2008 Extensive article about the history of Olathe and its urban renewal. In 1965, Olathe had established its Urban Renewal Agency and made public its tentative plan for the redevelopment of the downtown area...

63. A Fines Mess A Fines Mess February/20-26/2003 Article describes a city attorney's battle with absentee owners of the Professional Building at 1103 Grand. The building, which has been vacant since 1991, is in violation of city codes due to its disrepair....

64. A Grand Centennial for a Grand Church A Grand Centennial for a Grand Church February 7, 2012 The Grand Avenue Temple United Methodist Church (205 E. 9th St., southeast corner of 9th Street and Grand Boulevard) was completed February 1912. It is the second church building that the United Methodist...

65. A Grand Design: A Congregation of Homeless People Wants to Help Save Downtown A Grand Design: A Congregation of Homeless People Wants to Help Save Downtown February/6-12/2003 Article describes the efforts of the Grand Avenue Methodist Church (based in the Grand Avenue Temple) to minister to the homeless population of Kansas City.

66. A Great American Idea: A New Town Comes to Life in Downtown Kansas City A Great American Idea: A New Town Comes to Life in Downtown Kansas City March//1974 Photos and article about the multi-use complex of Crown Center in Midtown Kansas City with hotels, shopping (including the Hallmark Cards headquarters), and apartments, etc.

67. A. Holland A. Holland ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for A. Holland with an image of a girl and boy standing under an umbrella superimposed over a bell and surrounded by flowers. Card is cut in the shape of the bell. Front of card says:...

68. A. Holland's Shoe and Clothing House A. Holland's Shoe and Clothing House 1884 Advertising card for A. Holland's Shoe and Clothing House showing a grey and white dove flying. Dove's eye is slightly damaged where pierced by a nail. Front lower left corner has number 385 and says:...

69. A. Holland, Shoe and Clothing House A. Holland, Shoe and Clothing House ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for A. Holland Shoe and Clothing House showing a scene of a church in winter inside a cresent moon next to a pink rose. Back of card is blank. Address given on front of card:
551 &...

70. A. Holland, Shoe and Clothing House A. Holland, Shoe and Clothing House ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for A. Holland, Shoe and Clothing House showing a long, rutted road in snow. The image is bordered by flowers and a bird. Front lower left corner has number 838. Back of card is blank....

71. A. Holland, Shoe and Clothing House A. Holland, Shoe and Clothing House ca. 1880-1900 Advertising card for A. Holland, Shoe and Clothing House showing a framed scene of a river surrounded by snow bordered by pink roses and a flying bird. Front lower left corner has number 840. Back of card...

72. A Home for Artists Planned Downtown 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...

73. A Kansas City Architect, Phillip Drotts A Kansas City Architect, Phillip Drotts July-August 1983 Biographical article about architect Phillip Drotts, working in Kansas City from 1904 until the early 1950s, "the designer of some of the city's outstanding structures." Photos and description of his career,...

74. A Kansas City Architect: Charles A. Smith A Kansas City Architect: Charles A. Smith January-February//1986 Photos and biographical article about Charles Smith, a local architect designing many downtown buildings, such as 1016 Walnut Street, YMCAs at both downtown and the Paseo, and Capitol Garage at 1306 Main...

75. A Lesson in Style: Art Deco A Lesson in Style: Art Deco April-May//1980 Photos and discussion about the unique American architectural style developed in the 1920s with Kansas City examples.

76. A Long, Hot Summer A Long, Hot Summer February//1984 Photo (of cracked earth in the Kansas City area), table (comparing downtown Kansas City daily high temperatures from 1936, 1980, and 1983), and article about "[t]he heat wave and drought of 1983" nearing...

77. A Major Milestone for Downtown District A Major Milestone for Downtown District March 31, 2006 Article reports the passage by the Kansas City City Council of $115 million in additional bonds for the Power & Light District. This sum represents Kansas City's "largest financial commitment ever to a...

78. A Modern Link to the "Downtown" Airport A Modern Link to the "Downtown" Airport September/2/1956 Original bridge crossed the Missouri 200 feet downstream of the present Hannibal Bridge.

79. 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.

80. A Mural for O'Neil Is Finished by Artist A Mural for O’Neil Is Finished by Artist December 11, 2010 Commissioned by Ollie Gates, “Alexander Austin, a local mural artist, recently completed the image of the late Buck O’Neil and other Kansas City Monarch players for the Buck O’Neil Education and...