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41. Open-and-Shut Cases Open-and-Shut Cases September 12-18, 2002 Article describing the history of the Savoy Grill restaurant, reputed to be the oldest continuously operating restaurant in Kansas City. Additional historic and now-defunct restaurants are discussed.

42. Out of Tune Out of Tune June 1-7, 2006 Review of the Phoenix Piano Bar and Grill, located at 302 W. 8th Street. Includes background information about previous proprietors of the Phoenix Hotel and Restaurant, which opened at the same location...

43. Q: Why Does the Downtown Area Smell Like Toast? Q: Why Does the Downtown Area Smell Like Toast? October 22, 1995 The aroma wafting through the air in the Garment [Wholesale] District near 8th and Broadway Boulevards can most likely be attributed to the Folger Coffee Company plant. The coffee company was established...

44. Renewing the Kansas City Spirit Renewing the Kansas City Spirit November 15, 2009 Norman Rockwell's painting of "The Kansas City Spirit" is the basis for this review of the history of some of Kansas City's "titans" and how they have "largely gone," such as the stockyards, Trans World...

45. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p007 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p007 1895-1907 Northern part of early Kansas City in the Garment District from W. 7th Street south to W. 10th Street and from Washington east to Central. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page showing adjoining...

46. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p007s Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p007s 1895-1907 Skeleton map of northern part of early Kansas City Garment District from W. 7th Street south to W. 10th Street and from Washington east to Central.

47. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p013 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p013 1895-1907 Northern part of early Kansas City in the West Bottoms from W. 8th Street south to Union Avenue and from Santa Fe Street east to Lincoln Street. Large numbers on the edges of page refer to page with adjoining...

48. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p013s Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1895-1907, Page p013s 1895-1907 Skeleton map of northern part of early Kansas City in the West Bottoms from W. 8th Street south to Union Avenue and from Santa Fe Street east to Lincoln Street. These sheets were used to record new developments...

49. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p019 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1909-1938, Page p019 1909-1938 A portion of Kansas City from W. 7th Street south to W. 9th Street and from Bank Street east to May Street, showing buildings, streets, and additions. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with...

50. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1939-1958, Page p005 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1939-1958, Page p005 1939-1958 A portion of Kansas City from W. 7th Street south to W. 9th Street and from Broadway east to Central, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining area.

51. Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1939-1958, Page p013 Sanborn Map, Kansas City, Vol. 1, 1939-1958, Page p013 1939-1958 A portion of Kansas City from W. 9th Street south to W. 11th Street and from Broadway east to Central, showing buildings and streets. Large numbers at edges of page refer to page with adjoining area.

52. Stitch in Time Stitch in Time August/8-14/2002 Article describing the work of Ann Brownfield, curator of the Historic Garment District Museum, located in the Poindexter Building at 8th and Broadway. During the 1930's and '40's, the garment industry...

53. Stitched with Love Stitched with Love October, 2004 Article describes the work of the daughters of Nat Nast, a clothing designer and manufacturer from Kansas City's Garment District. Nat Nast's daughters have revitalized his signature "bowling shirt," new...

54. Story of a Merchant Story of a Merchant April/26/1896 Biographical article about Max Weil, a clothing merchant from France involved in designing the large "Model" building (or Model department store) in the Garment District for clothing manufacture and sales....

55. The Garment Industry of Greater Kansas City: Report No. 5 The Garment Industry of Greater Kansas City: Report No. 5 November 28, 1945 Analysis of the garment industry with history, statistics, and economic trends.

56. The Riverfront Gamblers The Riverfront Gamblers January//1991 Photo and biographical sketch of Roger Buford, "the project developer and part owner of Historic Constructors, Inc., a construction-management firm that is a partner in River Market Ventures," describing...

57. The Story of 616: Reclaiming Kansas City's History The Story of 616: Reclaiming Kansas City's History October//1977 Article about the Garment District building at 616 Central Street renovated into loft apartments occupied mainly by artists moving out of the dangerous nearby River Quay and other old areas of town.

58. Three Behind the Loft Boom Three Behind the Loft Boom May 2007 Article profiling three local developers, Roger Buford, Dale Schulte and Tom Trabon, who are responsible for converting some 20 historic downtown buidings into residential lofts. Some of their projects...

59. Wholesale (Garment) Historic District Wholesale (Garment) Historic District File contains clippings, articles and nomination for National Register of Historic Places for Garment District.

60. Wholesale District Wholesale District Nomination form for the National Register for the "sixty-one (61) important buildings of the Wholesale District, mainly along Broadway, West 7th, and West 8th Streets."