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161. Kanzas City Kanzas City August 4, 1855 Illustration by "Mr. Kilburn" and one column of description of "Kanzas, Mo." or "Kanzas City" as it was in 1855, at the time also known as Westport Landing.

162. Levee at Walnut Levee at Walnut 1870 Early view of riverfront area identified as levee at the foot of Walnut Street. Shows the bluffs and grading.

163. Lewis Henry Morgan: The Indian Journals 1859-62 Lewis Henry Morgan: The Indian Journals 1859-62 1959 Illustration of the Riverfront Area "about the way Morgan saw it" in 1859, along with recollections.

164. Life at the Bottom Life at the Bottom September//1973 Article about Skid Row, once known as a "definite geographical neighborhood," between 6th Street, Grand Avenue, Delaware Street, and the Missouri River, along with its lower class people.

165. Limstone Wall Ruins Limstone Wall Ruins 1992 Limestone wall located near the foot of Delaware at the south bank of the Missouri River.

166. Lofty Ambitions: City Encourages Housing Boom around Downtown Lofty Ambitions: City Encourages Housing Boom around Downtown December/6/2000 Photos, map, and article about the growing demand for housing facilities in Downtown Kansas City, especially lofts in the River Market or Riverfront area, and including plans by Mayor Kay Barnes for "10,00...

167. Looking Backward Looking Backward December 1922 Recollections about streets on the "levee," in about 1858, including the following: Grand Avenue (then called Market Street), Delaware Street, 12th Street, Walnut Street, Southwest Boulevard (then called...

168. Missouri and Kansas Rivers Missouri and Kansas Rivers 1989 Looking northwest at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas rivers.

169. Missouri and Kansas Rivers Missouri and Kansas Rivers 1950 Aerial view looking northwest near 6th Street Trafficway and Grand.

170. Missouri and Kansas Rivers Missouri and Kansas Rivers 1993 Looking northwest from 8th and Jefferson at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas rivers.

171. Missouri River Missouri River 1951 Looking south across Missouri River from Briarcliff.

172. Missouri River Missouri River 1950 Looking south across Missouri River at Briarcliff.

173. Missouri River Missouri River 1948 Looking northwest from north end of West Terrace Park.

174. Missouri River Missouri River Looking north from north end of West Terrace Park, in winter.

175. Missouri River Missouri River 1926 Looking east along the Missouri River from the water, east of the ASB Bridge.

176. Missouri River Missouri River 1910 Missouri Pacific Depot at bottom of Grand Avenue; ASB Bridge under construction in background.

177. Missouri River Missouri River 1993 Looking northwest from the foot of Grand on the south bank of the Missouri River.

178. Missouri River Missouri River 1993 Looking northeast from foot of Grand at the south bank of the Missouri River. Shows portion of ASB Bridge.

179. Missouri River Missouri River 1930 Looking east along the south bank of the Missouri River from ASB Bridge.

180. Missouri River Missouri River 1953-03 View of the Missouri River with snow on the ground, looking toward the northwest. The ASB Bridge can be seen in the distance. What appears to be early construction work on the Paseo Bridge can be seen...