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1. Behind the Scenes Behind the Scenes October 2001 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...

2. Business: Hyatt Regency Opens with Little Fanfare Business: Hyatt Regency Opens with Little Fanfare July//1980 Crown Center-owned hotel's opening previous to formal grand opening once construction completed.

3. Claim Jumpers in Three-Piece Suits Claim Jumpers in Three-Piece Suits December/7/1981 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.

4. Code Breach Blamed for Hotel Disaster Code Breach Blamed for Hotel Disaster March/6/1982 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...

5. Collapse Tops List of Tragedies in Kansas City History Collapse Tops List of Tragedies in Kansas City History July/18/1981 Story of the building collapse tragedy.

6. Commentary: The Failures Exposed by the Hyatt Disaster Commentary: The Failures Exposed by the Hyatt Disaster August/3/1981 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...

7. Crown Center: New Name On KC Institution 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,...

8. Designs Incorporate What He Cares About 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...

9. Disaster in Kansas City Disaster in Kansas City July/27/1981 Photos and article about the skywalk collapse at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, "the worst U. S. disaster since May 1979."

10. Editorial: Kansas City, Common Sense, and Simple Communication Editorial: Kansas City, Common Sense, and Simple Communication Mid-August//1981 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.

11. Eyewitness to Disaster Eyewitness to Disaster May 2001 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...

12. For Many, a Memorial Long Overdue 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...

13. Ghost Dance Ghost Dance 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,...

14. Ghost Hunter Ghost Hunter February//1982 Story of a photographer of ghosts from the Crown Center Hyatt Regency disaster victims.

15. Hotel: Puttin' on the Ritz at the Hyatt Hotel: Puttin' on the Ritz at the Hyatt February//1986 Story of a slow day at the hotel, covering most of its services.

16. Hyatt Collapse Joins Long List of Disasters in the History of Kansas City Hyatt Collapse Joins Long List of Disasters in the History of Kansas City July/18/1981 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...

17. Hyatt Gets High Marks Hyatt Gets High Marks September//1980 Article about the high quality of the hotel's offerings including interior decoration.

18. Hyatt Notebook Hyatt Notebook October//1984 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...

19. Hyatt Notebook--Part II Hyatt Notebook--Part II November//1984 Continued article about the negligence of engineers of the hotel and its fallen skywalk.

20. Hyatt Regency Hotel Hyatt Regency Hotel 1989 Close-up view of entrance; located in Crown Center complex at 2345 McGee Street Trafficway.