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21. Death in an Explosion Panic Follows Gas Tank Blowup in Boley Building Death in an Explosion Panic Follows Gas Tank Blowup in Boley Building January/17/1917 Explosion of acetylene gas tanks in the Boley Building at 12th & Walnut Streets spray plate glass windows onto pedestrians below, killing two and injuring 52.

22. Downtown Tax Request Takes Detour Downtown Tax Request Takes Detour July 12, 2007 Andrews McMeel Universal wants tax incentives to renovate the historic Boley Building located downtown at 12th and Walnut. The bulding is currently part of the Town Pavilion office complex and if this...

23. Downtown: 1997-2004 Downtown: 1997-2004 n.d. Photographs of downtown Kansas City.

24. Here's a TIF Deal: Get Out the Rubber Stamp Here's a TIF Deal: Get Out the Rubber Stamp October 11, 2007 Opinion column about the City Council's approval of a $4.8 million tax increment financing subsidy for Andrews McMeel Universal to move their headquarters into the Boley builindg at 12th and Walnut streets....

25. Historic Kansas City Architecture Historic Kansas City Architecture //1975 Description of the Boley Building at 1130 Walnut Street, designed in 1909 by Louis Curtiss.

26. Historic Kansas City Foundation: Architectural Heritage Keystone to Future Historic Kansas City Foundation: Architectural Heritage Keystone to Future July//1975 Article about the foundation's first attempt to have a historic building restored rather than demolished.

27. Jones Store Jones Store 1999 Street level view of the Jones Store, looking toward the northwest on Walnut Street near 12th Street. View also includes a partial view of skywalk across Walnut as well as the Boley Building located on...

28. Katz Drugstore Katz Drugstore 1940 Full frontal and partial side view of store located on ground floor of Boley Building, northwest corner of 12th and Walnut.

29. Louis Curtiss Louis Curtiss March//1961 Photos and biographical article about Kansas City architect Louis Curtiss, designer of the Baltimore Hotel, the Boley Building, and "everything from bungalows to city halls."

30. President's Column President's Column November-December//1983 Short essay by the president of the Historic Kansas City Foundation about historic preservation in Downtown Kansas City structures with favorable comparisons to San Antonio buildings. Mention of restoration...

31. Reviving Downtown Dinasours Reviving Downtown Dinasours August/September 2009 Article covers buldings in Omaha, St. Louis, Chicago, and Denver besides Kansas City. The Kansas City portion focuses on the renovation of the Boley Building, designed by architect Louis Curtis in 1908....

32. Second Edition: Newspaper Syndicator Finds a Fitting Home in a Century-Old Building Second Edition: Newspaper Syndicator Finds a Fitting Home in a Century-Old Building December 7, 2007 Andrews McMeel Universal, "founded in 1970, distributes content ranging from 'Dear Abby' to 'Doonesbury'" to newspapers. The company will move into the Boley Building in 2009.

33. Some of KC's Older Downtown Gems Some of KC's Older Downtown Gems May, 2005 Author describes his favorite Kansas City historic buildings and places of interest. These include the ''Town of Kansas'' area at the foot of Main Street, the Scarritt Building and Arcade at 818 Grand...

34. Temporal Resuscitations, from the Inside Temporal Resuscitations, from the Inside December 2004/January 2005 Review of show "time:base:inside" in The Boley Building (Urban Culture Project).

35. The Architecture of America: A Social and Cultural History The Architecture of America: A Social and Cultural History 1961 Description of the innovative glass-walled Boley Building built in 1909 by Louis Curtiss, exploring the motif of a transparent glass wall, enclosing an entire structure.

36. The Kansas City Architectural Heritage The Kansas City Architectural Heritage March//1958 Photos and biographical article about Louis Curtiss, architect of "the first two curtain wall building in Kansas City," the Boley Building at 12th and Walnut Streets (completed in 1909) and his own office...

37. The Lens of Legacy The Lens of Legacy September 2010 Three years ago "KC Magazine" initiated its Design Excellence Awards program. Since its inception, they "have honored El Dorado Inc., Helix Architecture + Design, and Wendlandt & Stallbaumer with this...

38. Views from the Past: Missouri Landmark Views from the Past: Missouri Landmark January 1977 Brief article highlighting some notable buildings and architects, including the New York Life Building, the Coates House, the Boley Building, and Union Station.

39. Walnut Street Walnut Street 1910 Looking north along Walnut from south of 12th.

40. Walnut Street, North from 12th Street Walnut Street, North from 12th Street Postcard of Walnut Street, North from 12th Street