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Ivanhoe Residential District
File contains material about the district.
Ivanhoe to Get New Center
January 18, 2006
Article describes the near-completion of the Nutter Ivanhoe Neighborhood Center, a community center at 37th Street and Woodland Avenue designed to serve the Ivanhoe neighborhood. A former fire station...
Decorative gate at entrance; located at 36th and Janssen Place.
Full frontal view of residence located at 80 Janssen Place.
Full frontal view of residence located at 54 Janssen Place.
Partial frontal view of residence located at 20 Janssen Place.
Nomination form for the National Register from September 1975 for the Janssen Place residential district.
Janssen Place (1897-1964) [and] Arthur Edwin Stilwell
Photos and (two) articles about the Janssen Place residential district on the street of the same name "[j]ust off busy Gillham Road to the west and Holmes street to the east." Established by Arthur Edwin...
Janssen Place Has Rich History
History of the small residential street called Janssen Place, starting with its planning around the turn of the century by railroad magnate Arthur Stilwell.
Janssen Place Residential District
Jefferson Home for Women, Garfield Heights
March 15, 2008
Registration form for National Register of Historic Places for Jefferson Home for Women, 308 Garfield, contains history, description, and photographs of the house. The house was originally the Charles...
Johnson County, Kansas: Kansas City's Bedroom
Comprehensive article about the history of Johnson County, Kansas, from its beginnings as home of Shawnee Indian missions and overland trail routes to its growth into Kansas City's foremost bedroom community...
Just off The Beaten Path: Historical Roanoke
Brief history of the establishment of the Roanoke neighborhood developed by the Roanoke Investment Company from 1900-1920. Historical Kansas City personalities such as Muehlbach, Volker, Jarboe, and Benton...
Kansas City--An Illustrated Review of Its Progress and Importance
Description of the "Boston Heights addition" owned by the realtors Hoffmann & Fussell, "located near Troost and Linwood avenues, just south of the city limits."
Kansas City Crossroads: Neighborhoods Still Bear Nichols' Mark
Photo and biographical article about J. C. Nichols (born in Olathe in 1880), local urban planner and real estate developer of the Country Club Plaza shopping center and "those neighborhoods to the south...
Kansas City Downtown Map
Map of downtown Kansas City neighborhoods and districts. Includes roads, highways, interstates, buildings and points of interest.
Kansas City Neighborhood Alliance Works with Neighbors to Build Communities
October 26, 2003
Article about the Kansas City Neighborhood Alliance and its efforts to renovate and remodel homes for a higher quality neighborhood. The Alliance primarily works in three area communities: Vineyard, Blue...
Kansas City News-Press Quarter of a Century Anniversary Edition: Celebrating 25 Years of Progress
Publication with many photos with captions and ads about businesses and other buildings in the vicinity of 31st and Troost Avenue.
Kansas City Official Map and Discovery Guide
Map of the central corridor of Kansas City, Missouri, showing from the Missouri River south to 54th Street, and from State Line Road east to Euclid Avenue. Attractions, churches, shopping, museums, theaters,...
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