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161. Prescription for Ailing Downtowns: Beautification Prescription for Ailing Downtowns: Beautification December/6/1964 Article about some methods for beautifying Downtown Kansas City through urban renewal suggestions from a recent book by city planner Victor Gruen, with description of the park and boulevard system of the...

162. President's Visit An Incentive President's Visit An Incentive May//1903 Describes President Roosevelt's visit while on Paseo Boulevard. Meant to be an endorsement for the passing of a bond issue to complete the park and boulevard system of the city.

163. Proceedings of the Ninth National Conference on City Planning, Kansas City, Mo., May 7-9, 1917 Proceedings of the Ninth National Conference on City Planning, Kansas City, Mo., May 7-9, 1917 //1917 Thorough source in urban planning issues relevant for 1917 and on, with discussions among famous urban planners including George Kessler and Frederick Olmsted.

164. Prospect Avenue Prospect Avenue 1995 Description with photos and history of Prospect Avenue/Boulevard, part of the park and boulevard system, from Lexington to Independence Avenues, 0.31 miles long, acquired in 1908.

165. 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.

166. Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. 1893 Proposed plans for the the park called "The Parade."

167. Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. 1893 Description of points along West Terrace Park and North Terrace Park.

168. Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners, Kansas City, Mo., Embracing Recommendations Report of the Board of Park and Boulevard Commissioners, Kansas City, Mo., Embracing Recommendations for the Establishment of a Park and Boulevard System for Kansas City 1893 Photo of the existing appearance of the "West Bluffs," as seen from Union Depot, with an illustration of suggested improvements in the theme of the planned park and boulevard system.

169. Report of the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. Report of the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo. 1905, 1907 Photos from different angles of the "West Bluffs," in early plans of the park and boulevard system.

170. 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.

171. Representative Men of the West in Caricature Representative Men of the West in Caricature 1904 Illustrated caricature and caption about August Meyer (1851-1905), a retired Kansas City businessman and former "president of the Kansas City Park Board." Native of Saint Louis coming to Kansas City in...

172. Roanoke Park Roanoke Park 1995 Description of the 36.25-acre park acquired in 1901-1923, between 35th, Summit, Valentine, and Wyoming Streets, with photos and history.

173. Roanoke Parkway Roanoke Parkway 1995 Description with photos and history of Roanoke Parkway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Ward Parkway to 43rd Street, 0.97 miles long, acquired in 1917.

174. Rockhill Road Rockhill Road 1995 Description with photos and history of Rockhill Road, part of the park and boulevard system, from Gregory Boulevard to 45th Street, 3.71 miles long, acquired in 1909-1924.

175. Rockhill Terrace Rockhill Terrace 1995 Description with photos and history of Rockhill Terrace, part of the park and boulevard system, from West Gillham Road to Brush Creek Boulevard, 0.28 miles long, acquired in 1911.

176. Sanford Brown Plaza Sanford Brown Plaza 1995 Description of the 3.09-acre park acquired in 1908, between Park and Brooklyn Avenue on both sides of Linwood Boulevard, with drawing, photos, and history.

177. Shall Kansas City Remain the "City Beautiful"? Shall Kansas City Remain the "City Beautiful"? October/3/1925 Suggestions for park improvements in the context of their role in the appearance of the city to both residents and first-time visitors.

178. Sheffield Park Sheffield Park 1995 Description of the 11.24-acre park acquired in 1913, between 10th, Winchester, 12th and Ewing Avenue, with photos, drawing, and history.

179. Southmoreland Park Southmoreland Park 1995 Description of the 3.86-acre park acquired in 1897, between 45th and Oak Streets and Warwick and Brush Creek Boulevard, with photos and history.

180. Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System Souvenir Presented by the Board of Park Commissioners of Kansas City, Mo.: The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri //1920 Description with photo of the park.