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1. $6.88 Million in Urban Grants Made $6.88 Million in Urban Grants Made December 19, 2012 Article provides details concerning a series of grants awarded to urban redevelopment projects by the Local Initiatives Support Corporation. Julie Porter, Executive Director of LISC, is interviewed and...

2. 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines 'Kids and Coppers'--Not in Headlines August//1937 Article about community policing with respect to young people in bad neighborhoods such as the East Bottoms, employing activity groups like the Boy Scouts.

3. 100 Plus Years in the 54th Street Neighborhood 100 Plus Years in the 54th Street Neighborhood October 12-18, 2012 Article announces that a reunion of residents of the 54th Street neighborhood was hosted by the 54th Street Memorial Club. A brief history of the neighborhood is provided. The original purchase of land...

4. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

5. 163 Housing Warrants Cleared 163 Housing Warrants Cleared October/9/2002 The Police Department have recently done two special sweeps in the Northeast area to serve outstanding bench warrants issued by the city's housing court. There is some criticism that it is not enough and...

6. 18th & Vine: Kansas City's Most Famous Intersection 18th & Vine: Kansas City's Most Famous Intersection Spring 1987 Story of the neighborhood symbolizing "the jazz era that flourished in Kansas City between 1920 and World War II."

7. 2010 Brought Opportunities - And Challenges - To the Ivanhoe Neighborhood 2010 Brought Opportunities - And Challenges - To the Ivanhoe Neighborhood October/November/December 2010 Article discusses the events that occured in 2010 for the Ivanhoe Neighborhood, which stretches from 31st Street to Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard and from Prospect to the Paseo. The neighborhood became...

8. 3rd Annual Northeast News Community Betterment Awards. 3rd Annual Northeast News Community Betterment Awards. May 15, 2002 Northeast News Community Betterment Awards recognize individuals who help to make the northeast area a better place to live. This is the 3rd year these awards have been given out. Charlie Passantino received...

9. 43rd Street Area 43rd Street Area 2001-07-07 View of 43rd Street area north of the Country Club Plaza and west of Main Street, looking toward the southeast. The St. Luke's Hospital parking garage is in view with the twin American Century building...

10. 43rd Street Area 43rd Street Area 2001-07-07 View of 43rd Street area north of the Country Club Plaza and west of Main Street, looking toward the southeast. The St. Luke's Hospital parking garage is in view with the twin American Century building...

11. 63rd Street: A Vital Link 63rd Street: A Vital Link February 13, 2013 Article focuses on the history, diversity, and gradual rebirth of the 63rd Street Corridor, which stretches from State Line Road east into Raytown, Missouri. The road is described as a "vital artery" that...

12. A Developing Problem A Developing Problem September/14-20/2000 Article discusses rezoning and development of a neighborhood in the northland and how city council members work more closely with developers than with neighborhood groups.

13. A Great Wealth of Good Will A Great Wealth of Good Will July 29, 2006 Article about developments at the Kansas City Museum. New director, Christopher Leitch, hopes to use Kansas City residents' happy memories of visits to Corinthian Hall to build up the museum and forge...

14. A Home District Beautiful A Home District Beautiful February 1921 Photos, architectural drawings, and article about the Country Club District of Kansas City, with details of its beauty and design and history, including an interview with "J. C. Nichols, designer and builder...

15. A Street Walker's Guide to Kansas City A Street Walker's Guide to Kansas City November 1979 Thorough article on the variety of street names in Kansas City, with their origins, including discarded street names, as well as associated neighborhoods, buildings, and people.

16. A Tale of Two Cities: The Kansas City Riot Could Have Been Averted A Tale of Two Cities: The Kansas City Riot Could Have Been Averted July-August//1968 Article pointing out several details in the April 1968 race riots about police department behavior leading to inflammation of the rioting rather than restoring order, including treating all black people...

17. Adding Value to Kansas City Neighborhoods 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...

18. Advertising Supplement: Community Shelter Plan for 7-County Kansas City Area Advertising Supplement: Community Shelter Plan for 7-County Kansas City Area May/17/1970 Supplement providing information on shelter locations and provisions for different sections and neighborhoods of the city, in case of nuclear war, filled with maps.

19. Affordable Housing Replaces Dangerous Blight in Blue Hills Affordable Housing Replaces Dangerous Blight in Blue Hills July 2003 Partners in the Woodland Redevelopment Project broke ground June 2003 for the construction of affordable housing on the former site of the Little Sisters of the Poor Home for the Aged in the Blue Hills...

20. Agency Could Lose Funding Agency Could Lose Funding January 11, 2011 The West Side social services agency Guadalupe Center may not be able to receive county funding because Genaro Ruiz, who recently took the position of associate director of operations at Guadalupe, is...