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1. Biography of Lou Holland (1878-1960), Advocate of Kansas City Aviation Biography of Lou Holland (1878-1960), Advocate of Kansas City Aviation 1999

2. Culture Economy: The Midwest's New Art City Culture Economy: The Midwest's New Art City January 2007 A panel discussion about the relationship between art and economic development in Kansas City. Panel included Paul Tyler, David Ford, Porter Arneill, David Dowell, and Brad Nicholson. Article includes...

3. Skyline Gardens Skyline Gardens September 30, 2007 According to a 2007 survey by Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Kansas City ranks fifth among North American cities in terms of rooftop garden space. This article showcases five urban gardens located atop...

4. Kansas City International Airport Kansas City International Airport circa 1970s Aerial view of buildings believed to be located at or near Kansas City International Airport. One of the buildings has a TWA sign on it. Also shows parking lots near the buildings.

5. Kansas City International Airport Kansas City International Airport n.d. Aerial view of Kansas City International Airport looking toward the northeast. The TWA overhaul buildings are also in view. The control tower and runways are in view as well as airplanes located around...

6. Kansas City International Airport Kansas City International Airport circa 1970s Aerial view of Kansas City International Airport with the three terminals and control tower in view as well as part of the runways. Airplanes are in view at the terminals. The TWA overhaul facility is...

7. Time Runs Out For Base Time Runs Out For Base September 24, 2010 After five decades of service, the American Airlines overhaul facility located at Kansas City International Airport will shut down. Since acquiring TWA in 2001, American Airlines has slowly been decreasing...

8. The TWA Museum Comes Home to 10 Richards Road The TWA Museum Comes Home to 10 Richards Road May-August 2011 Announcment of the TWA Museum move to 10 Richards Road at the Chalres B. Wheeler Downtown Airport. Article provides a brief history of the museum.

9. KC Themes Enliven Hotel KC Themes Enliven Hotel May 16, 2014 Article announces that the former Holiday Inn hotel located at 801 Westport Road will officially become the 816 Hotel as of May 22, 2014. Details of the nearly $500,000 renovation of the building are provided....

10. Four Generations, All Fit to Fly Four Generations, All Fit to Fly January 27, 2013 Article announces that the TWA Museum has begun an oral history project aimed at documenting the experiences of former Trans World Airlines employees. Jim Stanton, a former pilot, is interviewed and describes...

11. The Why of KCI The Why of KCI March 9, 2014 Article covers the planning and development of Kansas City International Airport. The article focuses upon features designed to accommodate supersonic jet traffic through the airport and how those features...

12. Incoming Incoming August 17-23, 2006 Article describes the 2006 replacement of the TWA Moonliner II, a 35-foot replica of a hypothetical TWA passenger rocket to the Moon, on the roof of the TWA Building at 18th and Baltimore. The rocket,...

13. TWA/Kansas City Love Affair TWA/Kansas City Love Affair March 1, 2005 Article describes the history of the relationship between Kansas City and TWA. "By 1946 TWA ocupied 16 buildings in greater KC with more than 700,000 sq. ft of floor space." The author was a flight attendant...

14. In Search of Mr. Hughes In Search of Mr. Hughes January 23, 2005 Article explores the connection of Howard Hughes to Kansas City through his involvement with TWA Airlines. The recollections of Hughes by TWA employees are included as well as his contacts with engineer...

15. Trans World Airlines a Quarter Century Trans World Airlines a Quarter Century May 3, 1905 Article gives short history of TWA and statistics of the flying fleet.

16. Celebrating Preservation: 2007 HKCF Preservation Awards Celebrating Preservation: 2007 HKCF Preservation Awards Summer 2007 Article on 2007 Preservation Awards includes information about the renovation of the following properties: Park Lane Apartments, Aladdin Hotel, Christian Church Hospital(Residences at West Paseo), Blossom...

17. From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection - Kansas City, Missouri's Airline, TWA's "Around From the Stacks: Western Historical Manuscript Collection - Kansas City, Missouri's Airline, TWA's "Around the World Service" July 2008 Article provides a concise history of TWA, founded July 13, 1925, as Western Air Express (WAE). Transcontinental and Western Air relocated its headquarters from New York to Kansas City in 1931. Western...

18. Memories Take Wing Memories Take Wing January 27, 2008 Article reports on the 2007 Silver Wings International, Inc., Convention that took place in Kansas City. The organization--celebrating its 20th Anniversary-- is made up of more than 1,000 retired Trans...

19. Overhaul Base Sees End of Era Overhaul Base Sees End of Era October 29, 2009 Article reports on the announcement by American Airlines that they will shut down the 7-million-square-foot maintenance complex at KCI. TWA opened the facility in 1956 and employed as many as 5,200 workers....

20. Former Center for Pilot Training Soon to Be Gone Former Center for Pilot Training Soon to Be Gone January 1, 2006 Article reports the beginning of demolition on the TWA Flight Training Center Building, located in the southwest quadrant of Interstate 29 and Cookingham Drive near the Kansas City International Airport....