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Hyde Park Residential ...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Union Bank Note Compan...
Susan Jezak Ford
20th Century Looks, 21st Century Livability
Article with photographs of exterior and interior rooms of a 7,000-square-foot, three-story house built in 1912 in Hyde Park. Owners are Allan and Carol Hallquist. Address is not given.
A Sketch of My Life Written for My Children and a Buffalo Hunt in Nebraska in 1871
Autobiographical booklet by Charles Fessenden Morse, or Charles Morse, a real estate and railroad businessman in Kansas City in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Photos and description of his life and career,...
A Very Tough Act to Follow
April 30, 2011
Tribute to Elizabeth Kostelac of Kansas City who died March 29, 2011. Kostelac taught ice and roller skating at the Pla-Mor Ballroom at Linwood and Main. She also performed at the Pla-Mor's water shows...
Activity Spurs Hope in Hyde Park
News of a joint preservation project for Hyde Park neighborhood between the Home Savings Association and the Hyde Park Neighborhood Association, by which area homeowners can save on mortgages.
Adding Value to Kansas City Neighborhoods
August 16, 2009
A Star editorial about how private citizens, in particular Frank Uryasz, help to maintain city parks. Uryasz and his wife, Ann, have worked to improve Hyde Park, between 36th and 38th streets along Gillham...
Armour Blvd. Once Commonwealth Ave.
Article discussing the "change of character" of the once-exclusive single-family Armour Boulevard, illustrated on a 1886 plat map of the Hyde Park addition, when the boulevard was known as "Commonwealth...
Berdella: The Unanswered Questions
Photos and biographical article about Robert Andrew Berdella or Bob Berdella (ca. 1949-1992), a serial murderer in the 1980s, residing in the Central Hyde Park neighborhood at 4315 Charlotte Street (with...
Biography of Charles F. Morse (1839-1926), Businessman and Civic Leader
Biography of George E. Kessler (1862-1923), Landscape Architect
Bringing out the Beauty in the Beast
File contains an article about the residence in the Hyde Park residential district of "prominent K. C. lawyer, Frank Brumback and his wife Louise Upton Brumback, or Louise Brumback, a painter," and their...
February 18, 2009
Article describes $65 million in redevelopment projects along a four-block stretch of Broadway between 34th and 37th streets. The largest of the projects is a major expansion of Metropolitan Community...
Businessman and Political Insider Under Fire from Neighborhood Group
Describes efforts by the residents of the Old Hyde Park neighborhood to halt construction of an empty lot in the area.
C.F. Morse Residence
Street level view of the Hyde Park neighborhood and the home of Charles F. Morse located at 36th and Warwick. The Samuel Jarvis residence is in view next to the Morse home.
Central Hyde Park Is Nominated to the National Register of Historic Places
News of the nomination of the "Central Hyde Park District" for the National Register, primarily a residential neighborhood.
Century Later, House is New
July 16, 2006
Story of restoration of Georgian Revival house near 37th and Gillham Road. Laurence Bate bought the house in 2004 and spent two years and $250,000 renovating it. For his work, he received the George Ehrlich...
Century-old Buildings in KC get a Reprieve
January 8, 2013
Article on the effort to prevent the four buildings at 110 through 118 West Armour from being demolished. The Old Hyde Park Historic District, along with the Historic Kansas City Foundation and Kansas...
Christian Church, Disciple Churches of Kansas City, Mo.
Montage of 20 different identified Christian (Disciples of Christ) Churches. Includes: Roanoke, Belmont, Swope Park, Fairmount, Country Club, Independence Blvd., Central, West Side, First Church at 3 different...
City Living: The Carriage Set
Photos and article about carriage houses in Kansas City, "small, nearly unnoticed buildings. ..behind the large houses dotting the streets and boulevards" around the turn of the century.
Description of Dawn and Bob Lindsey's struggles with Kansas City Neighborhood Preservation inspectors as they attempt to renovate house at 37th and Wyandotte Streets.
F. L. Vandegrift Rites
Obituary for Frederick Vandegrift, "former city editor of The Star and veteran Kansas newspaper man," with residence at 3826 Hyde Park Avenue.
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