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Katie Van Luchene
''Boy and Goat'' (Sculpture)
''Boy and Goat'' sculpture, by Genrignani, in the pergola at the Edward H. Witte residence, 1243 W. 59th St. Witte was president of the Witte Engine Works.
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.
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 Last Hurrah for Josiah Moss
September 1, 1974
Photo and article about the Josiah Moss mansion in Saint Joseph, Missouri, built in 1891 on Sylvanie Street with an "authentic roof garden" and restored in 1974 by his grandson, Preston Moss.
A Slice of Kansas City History
July 2, 2008
Short article spotlighting a house for sale at 5301 Budd Park Esplanade in the old Northeast community. The author reports that it may have been the former home of Judge Azariah Budd.
Alexander Majors House
Framed (11.5 in. x 13 in.) and matted color print which gives a full view of the front of the Alexander Majors house located at 8145 State Line Road. Captioned: "1856, Alexander Majors Historical House,...
Architectural Drawing of Unknown Residence
Architectural pencil drawing (16 in. x 29 in.) of an unknown residence. Done by architect John Van Brunt, December 1907. House is a three-story stone and stucco structure.
C.F. Morse Residence
Street level view of the Hyde Park neighborhood and the home of Charles F. Morse located at 36th and Warwick. The Samuel Jarvis residence is in view next to the Morse home.
Carrie Reeder House Restoration into Final Phases
Article about the restoration of the Carrie Reeder (its resident in 1886) home at 1308 Pennsylvania Street, the new "home of the Electric Association of Missouri and Kansas," with photos. Work on the house...
Country Club District Bulletin
Several years of the bulletin for the Country Club District with drawings and photos of homes, churches, scuptures, fountains, businesses, people, and maps of land developments, etc. Includes mainly residential...
David Beals Residence
Full corner view of the David T. Beals residence located at 2506 Independence Avenue.
Discover Why KC Goes Home to The National
The National Golf Club of Kansas City added a "new maintenance-provided townhome project, the Lime Stone Road Townhomes." For four consecutive years, "The National Golf Club of Kansas City has earned the...
Early Kansas City Architects: George Carman
Photos and biographical article about George Carman, a local architect designing the Gem Theater (1615-17 East 18th Street), Kansas City Journal Building (300 E. 8th Street), and many houses.
Early Kansas City Architects: Homemaker Par Excellence
Photos and biographical article about Elizabeth Evans Rivard, a contemporary woman architect of Nelle Peters in Kansas City, designing mainly homes from about 1923 to 1933. Description of her life and...
Edward H. Witte Residence
View from northwest of the Edward H. Witte residence, 1243 W. 59th St. Witte was president of Witte Engine Works.
April 21, 2013
Article details the interior and exterior restoration of the Bent-Ward House, located at 1032 W. 55th Street. Representatives from Tam Stone Interiors and Blade Landscape provide details of the project....
Fashionable Pearl Street
October 3, 1921
Mention of the residences near 4th and Locust Streets of the late "Dr. G. W. Tindall and John Evans."
Feature Home for Sale in the Northeast: Classic Craftsman in Historic District
November 1, 2000
Photos and description of the "classic Craftsman bungalow located at 117 N. Gladstone Boulevard," built in 1906 "during the height of the Craftsman Era in the United States" as "a fine example of Craftsman...
Finding the History Within: The Graham Rogers Home
Photo and drawing with short descriptive article about the Graham Rogers home, located at 6741 Mackey Road in Overland Park, Kansas. Rogers, a member of the Shawnee Indian tribe who trained as a carpenter...
Fraternal Order of the Eagles Lodge
November 7, 2007
Postcard image of the Fraternal Order of the Eagles Lodge located at 11th & Central and formerly the James Ogelbay residence. The caption includes information about James Ogelbay, an early Kansas City...
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