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$10,000 Grant Received for Further Restoration of Harris-Kearney House
News of a grant from the W. J. Brace Charitable Trust to the Westport Historical Society for continued restoration of the Harris House at 40th and Baltimore.
1855 Harris Home at 4000 Baltimore Avenue, in Old Westport
Photo on the issue's cover and caption about the home on the inside cover.
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.
20th Century Looks, 21st Century Livability
Article with photographs of exterior and interior rooms of a 7,000-square-foot, three-story house built in 1912 in Hyde Park. Owners are Allan and Carol Hallquist. Address is not given.
3605 Gillham to Undergo Complete Restoration
Article contains news of the sale for restoration of the 3605 Gillham Road house previously designated for a parking lot site.
54-56 Janssen Place Opens to Friends
History and description of the residence originally home to the founder of the Jenkins Music Company, J. W. Jenkins, at 54-56 Janssen Place.
A Home Apart
Photos and text describing a 1950s N. W. Dible built home in Rockhill Manor.
A Home District Beautiful
Photos, architectural drawings, and article about the Country Club District of Kansas City, with details of its beauty and design and history, including an interview with "J. C. Nichols, designer and builder...
A Home Filled with Memories to House a Town's Culture
Article about the history of the residence of the family of James L. Dalton in Poplar Bluff and the house's preservation as an art museum.
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 New Look at Remarkable. ..Missouri Town 1855
Illustrations and article about Missouri Town 1855, a collection of relocated and preserved houses and other 19th century buildings from the metro and surrounding areas "on the eastern side of Lake Jacomo."...
A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940
Photos, illustrated caricatures, and biographical article about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945) during and after his 1939-1940 federal prison term (at Leavenworth, Kansas) for tax evasion. Description of his...
A Thanksgiving Story
Photo of the Milo Lawrence home.
A Visit in Platte County History
Photo and article about "the second oldest home in Platte County," the "home of Missouri State Representative Meg Harding" in 2001. Built (the original part remaining) in 1837 "by David Johnson" (1814-1887),...
A Window on the World
Photographs and article about the rural home near Kearney, Missouri, of Dutch artist Marjolein Bastin, who has been associated with Hallmark Cards since 1991. Called ''Blue Skies,'' the prairie-style home...
Adam Long, Pioneer Merchant
Photos of the home and family of Adam Long at 16th and Central Streets, built in 1871 and razed in 1948, with a story of his early businesses in confectioneries and groceries starting in 1854.
Adapting Architectural Style to the Needs of a Locality
Article by Harbourne Belcher of the firm of Shepard & Belcher, architects of Kansas City, about addressing the needs of "domestic architecture," giving examples in the Country Club District and Mission...
Ancestral Abode of Spearman Family
Photo and brief article about the log cabin home of J. W. Spearman built in 1848 in Miller County, Missouri (in the central part of the state).
Annual Dinner at University Club a Gala!
Description of the restoration of an 1860 home in Arrow Rock, Missouri, restored by the family of Day and Whitney Kerr of Kansas City.
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