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Park and Boulevard Sys...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Charlotte R White
Clay County Missouri
Detailed map of Clay County, Missouri depicts county and city boundaries, interstates, state, and county highways, as well as many primary and secondary surface streets within particular localities. Also...
Clay County, Missouri
Map of Clay County, Missouri including parks, highways, schools, hospitals, railroads, etc.
Clay County: Suburban Area
Map of part of Clay County, Missouri, showing roads, railroads, public transportation lines, hospitals, schools, and parks.
Looking along Cliff Drive.
Description with photos and history of Cliff Drive, part of the park and boulevard system, from Gladstone Boulevard to the western edge of Kessler Park, 6.5 miles long, acquired in 1906-1931.
Portion of the Colonnade located at Benton Avenue and St. John Avenue.
Full frontal and side view of Colonnade.
Colorado: Its Resources, Parks, and Prospects as a New Field for Emigration
Biographical sketches of and description of the San Luis Park in Colorado by William Gilpin, co-organizer and first territorial governor of Colorado and former resident of Independence, responsible for...
Columbus Park Benefits From Brownfields Grant
July 16, 2003
Kansas City will receive $400,000 from the EPA through an assessment Brownfields Grant. Half the money will go to areas where redevelopment has been stopped due to possible environmental contamination....
Description of the 4.01-acre park acquired in 1909, between Charlotte, Missouri, Pacific, and Holmes Streets, with photos, history and drawing.
Commentary: Still in Need of a (Real) Riverfront Park
November-December 21-5 2001
File contains an essay or article about the Richard Berkley Riverfront Park, or Berkley Park on the north end of the Downtown area on the south bank of the Missouri River, named for former mayor Richard...
Full view of the Concourse in North Terrace Park.
Concourse Fountain Design Accepted
Board of Parks and Recreation and a committee of Northeast citizens agree to design plan "B" for improvements to the Concourse Park fountain.
Continental Oil Co. Official Road Map of Missouri
Road map of Missouri showing the state highway system and the various type of roads within that system, as well as cities and towns according to population. Map also shows small portions of states bordering...
Cool Crest Has New Ownership
May 10, 2007
The Cool Crest Family Fun Center which is primarily located in Independence, Missouri, has been acquired by Trancas Capital LLC of Aliso Viejo, California. "The 8-acre park, which opened in 1950 on U.S....
Corner of 18th and Cherry
Looking southeast from northwest corner of 18th and Cherry.
Country Club District
Map of the Country Club District, including Mission Hills, Indian Hills, Meyer Circle, Stratford Gardens, Hampstead Gardens, Greenway Fields, Armour Fields, Romanelli Gardens, Armour Hills, Crestwood,...
Country Club Plaza, 47th & Mill Creek Blvd.
Postcard of the Country Club Plaza at 47th & Mill Creek Boulevard
Cowtown 1890 Becomes City Beautiful 1962: The Story of Kansas City's Parks
Origins and early history of the parks and urban planning in the city, describing the efforts to beautify and maintain the growing city, starting in 1872 with such men as Milton McGee, William R. Nelson,...
Crime Diminishes Park's Glory
August 2, 2013
Article describes how drug and criminal activity has made Independence Plaza Park a dangerous place for children and residents of Northeast Kansas City. Past and current efforts of the Kansas City Parks...
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