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1. A Kansas City Architect, Phillip Drotts A Kansas City Architect, Phillip Drotts July-August 1983 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,...

2. A Kansas City Architect: A. Wallace Love A Kansas City Architect: A. Wallace Love October-November//1981 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...

3. A Kansas City Architect: Benjamin Lubschez A Kansas City Architect: Benjamin Lubschez September-October 1985 Photos and biographical article about Benjamin Lubschez, a local architect designing the Garrison Community Center.

4. A Kansas City Architect: Charles A. Smith A Kansas City Architect: Charles A. Smith January-February//1986 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...

5. A Kansas City Architect: Clifton B. Sloan A Kansas City Architect: Clifton B. Sloan March-April//1982 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...

6. A Kansas City Architect: Edgar Faris A Kansas City Architect: Edgar Faris August-September//1981 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...

7. A Kansas City Architect: Frederick B. Hamilton A Kansas City Architect: Frederick B. Hamilton July-August//1986 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...

8. A Kansas City Architect: James Oliver Hogg A Kansas City Architect: James Oliver Hogg September-October 1982 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...

9. A Kansas City Architect: The Boller Brothers A Kansas City Architect: The Boller Brothers May-June 1982 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,...

10. A Kansas City Architect: The Boston Connection A Kansas City Architect: The Boston Connection May-June//1983 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...

11. Early Kansas City Architect: A Liberated Woman Early Kansas City Architect: A Liberated Woman April//1978 Photos and biographical article about Nelle Peters (1884-1974), a prolific architect (pictured) specializing in apartments and hotels in Kansas City and also designing churches, hotels, residences, and...

12. Early Kansas City Architect: Charles E. Shepard Early Kansas City Architect: Charles E. Shepard December-January 1980-1981 Biography of architect Charles E. Shepard (or Charles Shepard), often confused with fellow architect Clarence E. Shepard,. Article contains descriptions and photos of many of his buildings designed by...

13. Early Kansas City Architect: Ernest O. Brostrom Early Kansas City Architect: Ernest O. Brostrom October-November 1980 Biographical article about architect Ernest Brostrom, born in Sweden in 1888 and starting architectural work in Kansas City in 1907, including the Rushton Bakery, the Brostrom residence, the Swedish Evangelical...

14. Early Kansas City Architect: George Mathews Early Kansas City Architect: George Mathews April-May//1980 Photos and biographical article about George Mathews, a local architect designing the First Christian Science Church, K. B. Armour Memorial Chapel, and the castle-like residence at 3712 Summit.

15. Early Kansas City Architects: Early Kansas City Architects: February//1978 Photos and biographical article about the father and daughter architectural team of Dr. James Stewart (1852-1920) and his daughter Carrie Stewart. Description of James as a native of Indiana coming to...

16. Early Kansas City Architects: "Violence in the Ranks" Early Kansas City Architects: "Violence in the Ranks" December//1977 Biographical article about architect Albert Ramsden, killed in 1888, possibly by architectural colleague John Martling. Photo and description of perhaps his only local design, "Judge Shannon Douglass'...

17. Early Kansas City Architects: "Violence in the Ranks" Early Kansas City Architects: "Violence in the Ranks" December//1977 Description of the case of the 1888 murder of architect Albert Ramsden (ca. 1853-1888), supposedly by his ex-employee John Martling, in an office at the Gibraltar Building. Ramsden the designer of the...

18. Early Kansas City Architects: "Violence in the Ranks" Early Kansas City Architects: "Violence in the Ranks" December//1977 Biographical article about colleagues and Kansas City architects John Martling and Albert Ramsden in the late 1800s. Description of the trial of Martling for the 1888 manslaughter of his partner Ramsden...

19. Early Kansas City Architects: Adriance and John Van Brunt Early Kansas City Architects: Adriance and John Van Brunt April-May//1979 Photos and biographical article about Adriance Van Brunt (1836-1913) and John Van Brunt (1855-1924), brothers and architects not related to fellow Kansas City architects Henry Van Brunt and Courtlandt...

20. Early Kansas City Architects: Alice G. Jackson Early Kansas City Architects: Alice G. Jackson Spring//1994 Biographical article about Kansas City architect Alice Gertrude Jackson, or Alice Jackson, a local architect with credits including mainly houses, notably a Swiss chalet type at 5408 Central Avenue.