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1. Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt Architecture and Society: Selected Essays of Henry Van Brunt 1969 Descriptions of the life and work of Chicago architect John Wellborn Root, or John Root (1850-1891), a designer of some old buildings in Kansas City with the firm of Burnham & Root.

2. Board of Trade Building Board of Trade Building November/14/1965 One paragraph about a rumor to prevent preservation of the building about the real architect not being the respected Root.

3. Board of Trade Building (Second) Profile Board of Trade Building (Second) Profile 2003

4. Historic Kansas City Architecture Historic Kansas City Architecture //1975 Photos of the William Chick Scarritt, or William Scarritt mansion, built in 1888 at 3240 Norledge Avenue and designed by architect John Wellborn Root, or John Root.

5. John Root's Monadnock Building John Root's Monadnock Building December//1967 Photos and article (written by the architectural critic for the Kansas City Star) about the 1892 Monadnock Building in Chicago designed by John Root of the architectural firm of Burnham & Root, designers...

6. Old Board of Trade Building Old Board of Trade Building Photos, illustrations, and information on the old Board of Trade Building designed by architect John Wellborn Root, or John Root, and built in 1888 at 210 West 8th Street, called "the pride of downtown...

7. The Architecture of John Wellborn Root The Architecture of John Wellborn Root 1973 Photo (of the Grand Avenue railroad station) and description (by author and Kansas City Star architectural critic Donald Hoffmann) of buildings and construction techniques in Kansas City designed by architect...

8. The Brief, Brilliant Flame of John Wellborn Root The Brief, Brilliant Flame of John Wellborn Root November//1963 Photos and biographical article about John Wellborn Root, or John Root (1850-1891), a nationally prominent architect of Chicago designing buildings in late 19th century Kansas City (mostly demolished later)....

9. The Death Knell The Death Knell March/6/1965 News of the old Board of Trade Building at 210 West 8th Street being demolished in the 1960s because "[m]embers of the plan commission showed little interest in the fact that the old building was probably...

10. The Pride of Kansas City The Pride of Kansas City December//1967 File containing an article (with photos and architectural drawings) about the 1888 Board of Trade Building designed by architect John Root at 210 West 8th Street. Called "the pride of downtown Kansas City,...

11. The Seldom-Noticed Art: Kansas City Architecture The Seldom-Noticed Art: Kansas City Architecture June 12 1966 Article describing these architects: (1) Breuer, Marcel, (2) Brostrom, Ernest Olaf, (3) Byrne, Mister ?, (4) Barry, Francis, (5) Curtiss, Louis, (6) Gunn, Frederick, (7) McKecknie, John, (8) Root, John...