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141. Our Liberty Memorial Is a Noble Civic Asset Our Liberty Memorial Is a Noble Civic Asset January/23/1926 Article about the significance of the memorial, especially as a potential draw for the arts.

142. Parade Park Parade Park 1995 Description of the 20.99-acre park acquired in 1900, between Paseo, Truman, Woodland, and 17th Terrace, with photos and history as the first local playground and "one of the earliest parks designated for...

143. 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.

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

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

146. Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Mo. Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Mo. November//1910 General description of the system of interconnected parks in the city, including how they grew with the city and beautified it, with many photos, especially of Paseo Boulevard.

147. Park Departments: "Park and Plan Week" Arouses Much Interest Park Departments: "Park and Plan Week" Arouses Much Interest October//1922 Four-day celebration concerning "the thirtieth anniversary of the park and boulevard system of Kansas City," promoting the "Park Board's program for future development" to create new and protect existing...

148. 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...

149. Parks and Boulevards Parks and Boulevards May 31, 1905 Several references to the park and boulevard system in discussions of city politics and the "city beautiful" movement. Portraits and descriptions of those prominently involved, including George Kessler,...

150. Parks as a Commercial Asset Parks as a Commercial Asset December/10/1910 View of the system as a means of not only creating natural beauty within the city but also of increasing property values.

151. Parkways and Land Values Parkways and Land Values 1937 Chapter of the book devoted to the parkways of the park and boulevard system of Kansas City, with photos, descriptions, and maps.

152. 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...

153. Paseo Boulevard Paseo Boulevard 1995 Description with photos and history of the Paseo, part of the park and boulevard system, from Independence Avenue to 79th Street, 9.32 miles long, acquired in 1896-1914.

154. Paseo Intersection Passes Committee Paseo Intersection Passes Committee November/22/2000 Article about the urban planning review of the Paseo Intersection Community Committee in 2000 concerning the reconfigurement of the intersection of Independence Boulevard and the Paseo, addressing issues...

155. Past Times: The Other Pendergast Past Times: The Other Pendergast January//1992 Photo and biographical article about James Francis Pendergast, or Big Jim Pendergast (1856-1911), "founder of the Pendergast dynasty" and First Ward City Council member in Kansas City. Description of his...

156. Penn Valley Park Penn Valley Park 1995 Description of the 129.62-acre park acquired in 1898, between 26th, Wyandotte, 31st, and Southwest Trafficway, with photos, drawing, and history.

157. Penn Valley Park Penn Valley Park Postcard view of Penn Valley Park

158. Pershing Road Pershing Road 1995 Description with photos and history of Pershing Road, part of the park and boulevard system, from Broadway to Gillham Roads, 0.66 miles long, acquired in 1913-1922.

159. Pioneers of American Landscape Design: An Annotated Bibliography Pioneers of American Landscape Design: An Annotated Bibliography 1993 Annotated bibliographies of landscape architects George Kessler and Sid and Henry Hare.

160. Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System, The Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System, The Spring//2001 This article gives an overview of the history of the development of the park and boulevard system in Kansas City starting in the late nineteenth century, including the people who made it happen. Illustrations...