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201. Swope Park Swope Park 1995 Description of the 1,763-acre park acquired in 1896, between 63rd and 77th Streets, Swope Parkway, and the Kansas City Southern Railroad tracks, with photos, drawings, and history as "the second-largest...

202. Swope Parkway Swope Parkway 1995 Description with photos and history of Swope Parkway, part of the park and boulevard system, from Paseo Boulevard to 67th Street, 3.63 miles long, acquired in 1904-1909.

203. The American City: What Works, What Doesn't The American City: What Works, What Doesn't 1996 Highlights of Kansas City's urban planning, including strengths and weaknesses compared to other major American cities.

204. The City Beautiful The City Beautiful //1989 Chapters of the book on Union Station as an example of the later City Beautiful movement and the early movement in Kansas City mainly in the form of the park and boulevard system, with photos.

205. The City Beautiful Movement in Kansas City The City Beautiful Movement in Kansas City 1964 Chapter of the book about George Kessler (1862-1923), with many details about his role as urban planner of Kansas City's park and boulevard system, with maps and photo.

206. The City Beautiful Movement in Kansas City The City Beautiful Movement in Kansas City 1964 Photo and biographical description of Delbert James Haff, or Delbert Haff (1849-1943), a lawyer born in Michigan and coming to Kansas City in 1886, organizing the Municipal Improvement Organization and...

207. The City Beautiful Movement in Kansas City The City Beautiful Movement in Kansas City 1964 Dissertation toward a doctoral degree for the University of Missouri at Columbia about the Kansas City version of the national City Beautiful movement in the form of the park and boulevard system.

208. The Colonnade The Colonnade 1995 Significant architecturally as Beaux Arts style representative structure at Kessler Park located with the Missouri Pacific Railroad at the north, Belmont Boulevard on the east, Gladstone Boulevard and...

209. The Grand American Avenue, 1850-1920 The Grand American Avenue, 1850-1920 1994 Chapter of the book devoted to Ward Parkway as one of the nation's finest avenues, planned by J. C. Nichols and George E. Kessler as a connection between the park and boulevard system and the Country Club...

210. The Grove Park The Grove Park 1995 Description of the 11.33-acre park acquired in 1898, between Truman Road, Benton Boulevard, Benton Plaza, and Chestnut Street, with photos, drawing, and history.

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

212. The Kansas City Park System and Its Effect on the City Plan The Kansas City Park System and Its Effect on the City Plan June/2/1917 Description of the design of the system by the author, Kessler.

213. The Man Who Made the "Star" The Man Who Made the "Star" June/26/1915 Biographical article about William Rockhill Nelson (1841-1915), the founder of the Kansas City Star newspaper upon his arrival here in 1880. He was a native of Indiana and became prominent in local politics...

214. The March of Progress in Kansas City The March of Progress in Kansas City 1925 File containing a newspaper clipping with photos and caption about the bluffs overlooking the West Bottoms (on the Missouri side) in 1875 (with street railways and squatter-type shacks) and in 1925 (after...

215. The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri--Souvenir The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri--Souvenir //1920 Picture of the gathering at Swope Park on August 28, 1918.

216. The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri--Souvenir The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri--Souvenir //1920 Proposed parkway along and including the Blue River.

217. The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri--Souvenir The Park and Boulevard System of Kansas City, Missouri--Souvenir //1920 Includes map of Greater Kansas City and numerous photos of parks and boulevards.

218. The Park System of Kansas City, Mo. The Park System of Kansas City, Mo. December//1916 Article strewn with photos and maps of views and different spots in the park system.

219. The Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System The Planning and Planting of Our Parks and Boulevard System Spring//2001 Photos and article about the planning and planting of the Kansas City park and boulevard system, with origins in 1872 and official start in 1892 and promotion and design by George Kessler (landscape architect),...

220. Thomas Swope Thomas Swope May 17, 1905 Biographical description of Thomas Swope, "a shy, wispy bachelor who built a fortune by his shrewd real estate investments." Description of his part in the city beautiful movement with the donation of...