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Hyatt Regency Hotel
Robert T Nelson
Behind the Scenes
Photos and article about three large Greater Kansas City businesses: DLR Group (architects), ScriptPro (manufacturers of "robotic equipment to fill prescription orders in pharmacies"), and the Crown Center...
Business: Hyatt Regency Opens with Little Fanfare
Crown Center-owned hotel's opening previous to formal grand opening once construction completed.
Caterers Pan KC Hotel Deal
July 16, 2015
Article details the controversy over proposed plans for the convention center hotel that would give exclusive catering rights to the Hyatt.
Claim Jumpers in Three-Piece Suits
Photo and article about the many and expensive legal suits brought from around the country on "Kansas City's Hyatt Regency Hotel disaster" of 1981.
Code Breach Blamed for Hotel Disaster
Photo, illustration, and article about "the most probable reasons for the collapse last summer in Kansas City of two Hyatt Regency Hotel suspended walkways" as investigated by the National Bureau of Standards...
Collapse Tops List of Tragedies in Kansas City History
Story of the building collapse tragedy.
Commentary: The Failures Exposed by the Hyatt Disaster
Article about the skywalk collapse disaster "in the lobby of Kansas City's Hyatt Regency Hotel" on July 17, 1981, "killing 111 people and injuring 185 more." Comparisons to the roof collapse of Kemper...
Crown Center: New Name On KC Institution
July 20, 2011
On January 1, 2012, the Hyatt Regency will become the Sheraton Crown Center after a change in management. With the change, Starwood Hotels & Resorts "has the franchise for both hotels owned by Crown Center,...
Designs Incorporate What He Cares About
June 3-9, 2005
Featured in the "Profile" column is Bob Berkebile, senior principal at the architectural firm of Berkebile Nelson Immenshuh McDowell, located in the Kansas City Power and Light Building. The Hyatt Regency...
Disaster in Kansas City
Photos and article about the skywalk collapse at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, "the worst U. S. disaster since May 1979."
Editorial: Kansas City, Common Sense, and Simple Communication
Essay about "the reasons for the tragedy at Kansas City," describing the faults in "the system used to support the skywalks which fell" at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, killing hundreds.
Eyewitness to Disaster
Photos and article about the collapse of the skywalks at the Hyatt Regency Hotel next to Crown Center on July 17, 1981, "killing 114, maiming many others and changing KC history forever." Story leading...
For Many, a Memorial Long Overdue
July 27, 2008
Article describes the drive by the Skywalk Memorial Foundation to erect a monument to the victims of the Hyatt Regency skywalk collapse. It also discusses the disaster's long-term affect on the city and...
October 27-November 2, 2005
Article describing rumors that the Hyatt Regency Hotel, site of a structural disaster on July 17, 1981 that killed 114 people, is haunted. Includes testimonials by local psychics, including Maurice Schwalm,...
Story of a photographer of ghosts from the Crown Center Hyatt Regency disaster victims.
Hotel: Puttin' on the Ritz at the Hyatt
Story of a slow day at the hotel, covering most of its services.
Hyatt Collapse Joins Long List of Disasters in the History of Kansas City
Last entry in list of disasters, with unfortunate results: "[t]wenty residents of the Coates House hotel perished. The fire was largely blamed on the lack of smoke detectors and the initial failure of...
Hyatt Gets High Marks
Article about the high quality of the hotel's offerings including interior decoration.
Article about the possibly negligent engineers of the hotel's skywalk collapse that "killed 114 people and injured more than 200 others. ..[called t]he greatest loss of life from a structural failure in...
Hyatt Notebook--Part II
Continued article about the negligence of engineers of the hotel and its fallen skywalk.
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