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Hook, Mary Rockwell
Robert Craik Mclean
Donald L Hoffmann
'Bird and the Architects of Tomorrow
Article describes an effort by the steering committee of the Kaw valley Arts Council and a group of University of Kansas Architecture students to create a Charlie Parker Memorial Park in Kansas City, Kansas....
. ..Presenting Edward W. Tanner: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month
Photo and biographical article about Edward Tanner, a Kansas City architect of the Country Club Plaza and other shopping centers and commercial buildings as head of Edward W. Tanner & Associates.
2001 Allied Arts & Craftsmanship Awards
Photos and article about the winners of the 2001 Allied Arts and Craftsmanship Awards of the Kansas City Chapter of the American Institute of Architects, including the Valencia Place dome, the Rockhurst...
2002 Home of the Year Awards
Photographs and article about the "Homes of the Year 2002". The awards recognize excellence in the homebuilding and remodeling industry.
2004 Conclave, The Heartland of America, Kansas-Missouri-Oklahoma
Second Quarter, 2004
A supplement to Marquee, the Journal of the Theatre Historical Society of America, features several Kansas City theaters. They include: Aladdin, Englewood in Independence, Mo., Gem, Folly, Lyric, Madrid,...
A Central City Neighborhood Makes a Comeback
Article about the integrity of the Westport residential community, focusing on its neighborhood organizations designed to preserve its older and characteristic architecture, with several photos, including...
A Flexible Teaching Environment for an Elementary School
Photos (interior and exterior) of the new (1968) Ravenwood Elementary School in Kansas City, designed by architects Kivett & Myers.
A Form of Journaling
Article discusses the abstract paintings of Curtis Simmons who also works as project designer and associate architect for BNIM Architects. His design of an "ellipse of dichroic filtered film on glass"...
A Good Place to Spend a Pleasant Day, Nature and the Suburban Ideal
Article traces the history of the movement from cities to the suburbs. Mentions craftsman bungalows and Prairie-style Foursquare homes. "Both emphasized a connection between the land and the structure,...
A Kansas City Architect, Phillip Drotts
Biographical article about architect Phillip Drotts, working in Kansas City from 1904 until the early 1950s, "the designer of some of the city's outstanding structures." Photos and description of his career,...
A Kansas City Architect: A. Wallace Love
Photos and biographical article about A. Wallace Love (1859-1912), an architect and building contractor native to Michigan and coming to Kansas City in 1878. City official as City Councilman, superintendent...
A Kansas City Architect: Benjamin Lubschez
Photos and biographical article about Benjamin Lubschez, a local architect designing the Garrison Community Center.
A Kansas City Architect: Charles A. Smith
Photos and biographical article about Charles Smith, a local architect designing many downtown buildings, such as 1016 Walnut Street, YMCAs at both downtown and the Paseo, and Capitol Garage at 1306 Main...
A Kansas City Architect: Clarence Erasmus Shepard
Photos, illustration, and biographical article about Clarence Erasmus Shepard, or Clarence Shepard (1869-1949), a Kansas City architect, artist, and landscape engineer. Native of New York growing up in...
A Kansas City Architect: Clifton B. Sloan
Photos and biographical article about Clifton Breeden Sloan, or Clifton Sloan (1870-1958), an architect "responsible for some of Kansas City's most interesting architectural designs." Native of Illinois...
A Kansas City Architect: Edgar Faris
Biographical article about Edgar Faris (1882-1945), a Kansas City architect with extant works dating between 1908 and 1925, before moving to Miami in 1926, gaining "a national reputation as a landscape...
A Kansas City Architect: Frederick B. Hamilton
Photos and biographical article about Frederick Hamilton, a local architect with his most interesting building said to be on the Plaza at 611-613 Brooklyn Street, one of few of its kind left in Kansas...
A Kansas City Architect: James Oliver Hogg
Photos, illustration, and biographical article about James Hogg, an architect born in Wisconsin "around 1858" and arriving in Kansas City in 1886. Designer of mostly commercial and storage buildings, including...
A Kansas City Architect: The Boller Brothers
Biographical article about the "Kansas City architectural firm (variously known as Carl Boller and Brother or the Boller Brothers)," "composed of brothers Carl and Robert Boller, natives of St. Joseph,...
A Kansas City Architect: The Boston Connection
Biographical article about architect Benjamin Brooks, moving from Boston to Kansas City in 1885, working here until 1919 on apartments and houses, including the Beals Building and residence and the Massachusetts...
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