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Urban Design Awards
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Hal Williams Photograp...
Ford, Susan Jezak
Biography of George Van Millett (1864-1953), Artist
Biography of Clarence Kivett (1905-1996), Architect
A Brand-New Glow
July 27, 2007
A new sculpture design, "Transformed Flower," has been approved by the Municipal Art Commission. The sculpture, by California artist Phillip Smith, willl be erected at the north end of the Richard & Annette...
KCI Airport Control Tower Complex
Administration and control tower complex at Kansas City International Airport. The firm of Kivett and Myers received an award for the design of this building, which created an effective visual identification...
Missouri Court of Appeals Building
Aerial view, looking southwest, of the Missouri Court of Appeals Building, located at 13th and Oak. Abend-Singleton Associates, Inc. received an award for their design of this building.
Where Did the Cool Stuff at KCI Come From?
Article describing public art at Kansas City International Airport funded through the One Percent for Art program of Kansas City, Missouri. One Percent projects at KCI include the blue terrazzo floors,...
Bring on the Lightning
Article discusses public perceptions of art in response to Kansas City's "One Percent for Art" Program. The program commissions artists for public art in Kansas City.
Statues and Sky Stations
August 7, 2005
Article profiles Kansas City, Missouri's "One Percent for Art" program, which sets aside 1 percent of "the engineer's estimate of the cost of constructing or remodeling any municipal building" for "aesthetic...
Campus of Avila College, 11901 Wornall Road. Angus McCallum and Associates received an award for integrated architectural design, scale, and site planning for their work on these buildings.
Children's Mercy Hospital Entrance
Canopy entry to the Children's Mercy Hospital, located at 24th and Gillham Road. HNTB received an award for this stimulating, playful design.
Kansas City/Airport Art
March 8, 2007
Captioned photograph of a new piece of art placed at Kansas City International Airport. Caption reads: "Workers Kriss Swartz (from left), Gary Crispin and Marcus Swartz readied an 18-by-34-foot sculpture...
Central Courtyard of United Missouri Bank Corporate Headquarters
Central courtyard of the United Missouri Bank Corporate Headquarters, located on 10th Street between Walnut and Grand. Abend Singleton Associates, Inc. received an award for their design of this building...
City park located at 27th and Madison. Designers Elpidio Rocha and Dale Eldred were awarded for imaginative use of materials in the design of this park.
Kansas City Art Commission Award Photographs-Landmarks Commission Finding Aid
Collection of 122 8' x 10' color photographs documenting the winners of biannual architecture and urban design awards granted by the Kansas City Art Commission from 1964 through 1988. Subjects include...
The Politicians of Art
Description of attention and spending on the arts from the city government since 1926, focusing on about 1960-1981.
Jack Straw's Courtyard
Elevated view of Jack Straw's Courtyard, a restaurant area. Architect Stuart Hutchinson, of McCoy, Hutchinson Stone Architects, received an award for his work in making the location among the most enjoyable...
Office Building at 1730 Walnut
Facade of a building, awarded for outstanding office building restoration, located at 1730 Walnut. At the time of the photograph, the building was owned by Mr. and Mrs. Burton Canfield.
Office Building Facade
Facade of the Interstate Commercial Investments Building, located at 1001 W. 43rd St., including the storefront of the salon 2001: A Haircutting Odyssey. Architect Larry Swearingen received an award for...
North Patrol Division Facilities
Facilities of the North Patrol Division of the Kansas City, Missouri Police Department, 1001 NW Barry Road. The station, designed by architect Tom Devine, received a design award for being a startling...
Public Art In Kansas City
Fold-out brochure which gives the names and locations of works of art commissioned by the Municipal Art Commission and the One-Percent-For-Art Program in the last ten years. Also includes a map giving...
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