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E 15th Street
E 14th Street
Automobile Service Sta...
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Steps Suggested for the Future of Truman Road
The second and final phase of the PGAV draft report has been released and contains 14 implementation strategies for the Truman Road Corridor.
Tale of Three Bridges: One Success Story
March 31, 2004
During 2005-06 there will be major bridge projects that will impact the Northeast area. During the Truman Road Viaduct repair work, lanes of traffic will still be open. Other bridges include the Chouteau...
The Binaggio and Gargotta Murders
April 6-August 6, 1950
A collection of 111 pages of photocopied newspaper articles from the Kansas City Star and Kansas City Times detailing the murders of Charles Binaggio and Charles Gargotta and the subsequent investigation...
The Grove Park
Description of the 11.33-acre park acquired in 1898, between Truman Road, Benton Boulevard, Benton Plaza, and Chestnut Street, with photos, drawing, and history.
The Grove, Public Bath House
Postcard of Public Bath House at The Grove park
The Inn Crowd
April 6-12, 2006
Brief article describing the history of the Trolley Inn, located at 11400 E. Truman Road in Independence. The author writes that the restaurant was created from a refitted streetcar in 1946, when Truman...
The Kansas Ciaty Star, Our New Presses, Your New Paper
June 5, 2006
Separate section which appeared on the first day, June 5, 2006, that the Kansas City Star changed its design and look. This resulted with the completion of the new printing presses that were built and...
The Spring At Polly's Pop Park
A 16 page photocopied typewritten paper with footnote references. It includes two appendices tracing "chain of ownership of land on which the Forbis Spring is located" and "land lying north and adjacent...
Third Generation Keeps Teresa's Drive-In Hopping
Feature article on Teresa's Drive-In located at 6450 Truman Road and owned by Tony Gallo. New features include a drive-through window.
Three-Year Action Plan For Truman Road Released
November 26, 2003
At the last meeting of the Truman Road Corridor Association, copies were released of the Strategic Economic Developoment Plan that covers Oak Street to I-435 and 12th to 18th Street. This is a three year...
TRCA Initiates Blight Study for Possible Light Industrial Use: Potential Developer Interested in Site West of Elmwood Cemetery
Photos, map, and article about a study on replacement of a blighted urban area in the Northeast residential district around Truman Road near Elmwood Cemetery, possibly to be redeveloped for use as an industrial...
TRCA Makes Funding Appeal to City-Wide PIAC
Article about the appeal by the Truman Road Corridor Association for "an engineering study to examine the flooding problems of four underpasses in and near Historic Northeast: 18th Street and Indiana,...
Truman Corridor Redevelopment Study Nears Completion
The section of Truman Road from Interstate 70 to Interstate 435 has been under study for the past year by PGAV Urban Consulting. Article contains some of the results of the study and a map of the Truman...
Truman Road Business Park Gets Attention
Map and article about "the proposed business park north of Truman Road" between Elmwood Cemetery and Cleveland Avenue made up of about 47 acres of land "recently declared 'officially' blighted" and planned...
Truman Road Corridor Association Honors Two Members of the Year
Photo and article about the presentation of the Truman Road Corridor Association's Member of the Year awards to "Principal Jo Nemeth, McCoy Elementary School, and Barrett Prelogar, WinnTech Digital Systems."...
Truman Road Has Importance for Traffic and Business
August 30, 1953
Photos and text about the changes in Truman Road since its renaming from 15th Street in 1949. "Used car market predominates along thoroughfare which extends eastward from Baltimore Avenue five and one-fourth...
Truman Road Hires Executive Director
The Truman Road Corridor Association has hired Curtis M. Urness, Sr. as a full-time executive director. He will oversee the group's economic development strategies.
Truman Road Viaduct
Full frontal and partial side view of Van Chevrolet; located at 4122 Truman Road.
Volunteers Helping: Collections at Society Archives Are Growing
Description of "[c]opies of materials and photographs of the old Webb Castle on Truman Road from Clara Lee Webb's album" acquired by the Jackson County Historical Society.
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