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1. Park and Boulevard System Park and Boulevard System Award program for the Park and Boulevard System as the National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark on October 21, 1974.

2. Kersey Coates Drive Kersey Coates Drive Postcard of Kersey Coates Drive

3. Park and Boulevard System Park and Boulevard System The park and boulevard system was awarded the National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark, October 21, 1974.

4. August Meyer Residence (Vanderslice Hall), Gold Fish Lake August Meyer Residence (Vanderslice Hall), Gold Fish Lake Postcard of the Gold Fish Lake on the grounds of the August Meyer Residence (Vanderslice Hall)

5. The Grove, Bathing Pool The Grove, Bathing Pool Postcard of Bathing Pool and Bath House at The Grove park

6. Park Sizes Park Sizes Park sizes according to the Park Department, on January 1, 1962: Swope Park: 1,766.011 acres. North Terrace: 294.294 acres. Penn Valley: 175.687 acres. Loose: 74.075 acres. Roanoke: 36.246 acres. Spring...

7. Paseo Boulevard Paseo Boulevard Photos and information on the Paseo Boulevard (also known as "The Paseo"), one of the earliest and most dominant of Kansas City's boulevards in the park and boulevard system starting in the 1890s, with...

8. City Park, Lake and Canyon City Park, Lake and Canyon Postcard of Lake and Canyon at City Park

9. North Terrace Park, Scarritt Point North Terrace Park, Scarritt Point Postcard of Scarritt Point at North Terrace Park

10. Adriance Van Brunt Adriance Van Brunt File contains portraits and information on Adriance Van Brunt (1836-1913), a Kansas City architect and namesake of Van Brunt Boulevard. Native of New Jersey and brother of John Van Brunt (no relation to...

11. August R. Meyer August R. Meyer Photos and information on August Meyer (1851-1905), first president and co-organizer of the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, early promoter of the park and boulevard system, and native of Saint...

12. Park and Boulevard System Park and Boulevard System Information about the Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri.

13. Armour Boulevard Armour Boulevard Postcard of Armour Boulevard

14. Cliff Drive Cliff Drive Postcard of Cliff Drive

15. Observation Park Observation Park Photos, illustrated map, and information on Observation Park at the southeast corner of 20th and Holly Streets, built about 1905 with additions into the 1910s from plans by landscape architect George Kessler...

16. North Terrace Park, Fountain and Cliff Drive North Terrace Park, Fountain and Cliff Drive Postcard of Spring Fountain on Cliff Drive in North Terrace Park

17. Penn Valley Park Penn Valley Park Postcard view of Penn Valley Park

18. Kansas City: Published by Lonas & Boedtker Kansas City: Published by Lonas & Boedtker //1884? Includes photos of Washington Park.

19. Report of the Board of Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. Report of the Board of Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. //1915 Much history of the different parks in this report.

20. Report to the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. Report to the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. //1915 One paragraph about George Kessler and his "creative genius and master direction" in designing the park and boulevard system.