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1. $4 Million to Union Station $4 Million to Union Station June 6, 2014 Article announces that the Hall Family Foundation has made a donation of four million dollars to Union Station to assist with planned improvements to this historic site. Union Station chief executive officer,...

2. 'Like an Earthquake' 'Like an Earthquake' February 20, 2013 Article reports on a large natural gas explosion in the Country Club Plaza that injured at least 16 people and destroyed the iconic JJ's Restaurant at 48th Street and Belleview Avenue. The force of the...

3. 11 River Market Buildings Are Sold 11 River Market Buildings Are Sold December 22, 2004 Article with map illustration and photograph detailing the sale of buildings along Delaware Street in the River Market area. Eleven of the most historic buildings in the area are being sold for a reported...

4. 146-Year-Old Platte City Building is in Peril 146-Year-Old Platte City Building is in Peril May 31, 2013 Brief article states that the historic building on the corner of Third and Ferrel Streets in Platte City may need to be demolished following the collapse of half of its north wall. The author states that...

5. 1922 Getting It Done 1923 1922 Getting It Done 1923 January 14, 1923 Photos and captions about the construction of the Kansas City Athletic Club building, showing its steel skeleton and at near completion.

6. 1977 Flood 1977 Flood October 29, 1977 "Kansas City applied to the federal government yesterday for an advance of $500,000 on a total of $1,354,711 in damages to city facilities in the flood Sept. 12. The application to the Federal Disaster...

7. 200 Mothers and Babies of the Hot City to Be Guests at R. A. Long's Million-Dollar Farm 200 Mothers and Babies of the Hot City to Be Guests at R. A. Long's Million-Dollar Farm May/10/1914 Article with several illustrations and descriptions of the buildings and grounds under construction in a project "to combine philanthropy with farming," including a water tower and workers' cottages, a...

8. 26 Schools Will Close 26 Schools Will Close March 11, 2010 On March 10, 2010, the Kansas City school board voted 5-4 to close 26 schools as recommended by new superintendent John Covington in his "Right Sizing Plan." The closings will reduce the number of school...

9. 40-Year-Old Skyscraper Goes On the Market in KC 40-Year-Old Skyscraper Goes On the Market in KC February 24, 2005 The Commerce Tower is for sale. The 30-story building downtown is 40 years old and has 540,000 square feet. It is currently owned by Tower Properties Co. and no asking price is listed. Current tenants...

10. A $20,000 Blaze A $20,000 Blaze September/22/1875 Article describing the fire burning down the Union Depot and three nearby buildings, killing one man. Fire occurring at 3:00 am, September 22, 1875.

11. A Big Honor for BNIM A Big Honor for BNIM December 17, 2010 The American Institute of Architects named the Kansas City architectural firm of BNIM as firm of the year for 2011, “the group’s highest honor given to a company.” “Recognized for its distinguished...

12. A Cinematic Gem A Cinematic Gem December 8, 2013 Article focuses upon the history of the Plaza Grill & Cinema in Ottawa, Kansas. The theater's owner, Rita (Peach) Madl, is interviewed. Madl describes the process by which she discovered that the Plaza...

13. A City of Glass A City of Glass Article provides information on the glass in the new Sprint Center as well as other buildings downtown which contain a lot of glass. For the Sprint Center the following information is provided: 2,204 panels...

14. A Dream of What Might Be When Kansas City Acquires "Signboard" Hill [and] What Will Happen if "Signboard" A Dream of What Might Be When Kansas City Acquires "Signboard" Hill [and] What Will Happen if "Signboard" Hill Is Allowed to Continue May/27/1923 Large illustrations of potential developments on Signboard Hill (later the site of the Crown Center mixed use complex) across Main Street from Liberty Memorial and Penn Valley Park. First illustration...

15. A Façade Is Altered A Façade Is Altered February/24/1957 Photo and text about the new 2-story building for the printing business at 1108 Oak Street, originally established in 1898.

16. A Fines Mess A Fines Mess February/20-26/2003 Article describes a city attorney's battle with absentee owners of the Professional Building at 1103 Grand. The building, which has been vacant since 1991, is in violation of city codes due to its disrepair....

17. A Grand Centennial for a Grand Church A Grand Centennial for a Grand Church February 7, 2012 The Grand Avenue Temple United Methodist Church (205 E. 9th St., southeast corner of 9th Street and Grand Boulevard) was completed February 1912. It is the second church building that the United Methodist...

18. A Hero In Education A Hero In Education July 2, 2006 Featured obituary for Russell Jones who was first superintendent of the reorganized Park Hill School District, from 1946 to 1969. He died June 26, 2006, at age 93. "He guided the district through two decades...

19. A Home for Artists Planned Downtown A Home for Artists Planned Downtown October 9, 2013 Article reports on a proposal from a Minneapolis developer, Sherman Associates, to renovate the historic Scarritt Building (818 Grand Blvd) into an afforable living and work space for local artists. The...

20. A Landmark Dies Hard: Razing of Old Junior College Proves Tough Job A Landmark Dies Hard: Razing of Old Junior College Proves Tough Job March 29, 1953 Campus of Central High School in 1884. Became Junior College in 1915. Last classes held in 1942. Torn down on March 29, 1953.