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1. ''Unlikely Edens'': Towards Modeling a New Dwelling in Kansas City's Community Gardens ''Unlikely Edens'': Towards Modeling a New Dwelling in Kansas City's Community Gardens 2004 A history of community gardens in Kansas City as well as background information about community gardens established by the Japanese in the United States during World War II while living in internment/concentration...

2. 'Spectacular Homes' with Immediate Move-In Opportunities 'Spectacular Homes' with Immediate Move-In Opportunities November 11, 2006 Photos and description of Woodland Reserve, voted the 2006 'Community of the Year' by Kansas City Homes and Gardens magazine.

3. 150 Facts About Kansas City 150 Facts About Kansas City 2000 List of 150 facts prepared for the sesquicentennial of Kansas City in 2000.

4. 2002 Home of the Year Awards 2002 Home of the Year Awards March/April 2002 Photographs and article about the "Homes of the Year 2002". The awards recognize excellence in the homebuilding and remodeling industry.

5. 20th Century Looks, 21st Century Livability 20th Century Looks, 21st Century Livability July/August 2009 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.

6. 62nd Street and Valley Rd 62nd Street and Valley Rd 1931 Urn atop bench before shrubbery near 62nd and Valley Road.

7. A Bird's Eye View A Bird's Eye View January/February 2002 Photos and article about Brian Williams' loft apartment at 20th and Grand. Article describes benefits of "city living" and lofts as living spaces.

8. A Bit of History Passes A Bit of History Passes October 14, 2005 Photograph and caption reporting the demolition of the Italian Gardens Restaurant, which closed in 2003 after 78 years in business. The building was razed to make way for a parking garage.

9. A Change of Space A Change of Space July/August 2003 Article describes the conversion of warehouses, lofts, and historic buildings in downtown Kansas City into condominiums and apartments.

10. A Downtown Landmark Shuts Doors A Downtown Landmark Shuts Doors December 30, 2003 After almost 80 years serving downtown Kansas City, the Italian Gardens restaurant closed its doors. A family-owned restaurant for five generations, Italian Gardens served many of the city's prominent...

11. A Form of Journaling A Form of Journaling June 2008 Article discusses the abstract paintings of Curtis Simmons who also works as project designer and associate architect for BNIM Architects. His design of an "ellipse of dichroic filtered film on glass"...

12. A Garden of Roses A Garden of Roses May/31/1914 Illustration and article about "the rose garden at the residence of W. A. Pickering" at 3620 Janssen Place, "the largest rose garden in the state."

13. A Hero's Welcome Home A Hero's Welcome Home September/October 2005 Article describes the new home presented to Kansas City firefighter Stephen Johnson in a 2005 episode of the ABC reality television show "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition." Johnson was one of six local firefighters...

14. A Hidden Gem A Hidden Gem April 19, 2006 The "Castle's View" column features Antoine's or the Antoine Seed Company located in Independence, Missouri. It appears that four generations of the Antoine family have been running the store for over...

15. A Home District Beautiful A Home District Beautiful February 1921 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...

16. A Journey of Three Lifetimes A Journey of Three Lifetimes November/December 2001 Photos and article about the history of the Alaskan Fur Company, established in Kansas City in 1926 by Philip Wang with offices in the Waldheim Building, moving to 210 East 11th Street in 1932 with multiple...

17. A New Day A New Day "The 41st Symphony Designers' Showhouse Takes Aim at The National Spotlight." Two-page spread explains a new emphasis for the Designers' Showhouse. Karen Mills, a radio show host, interior designer and...

18. A New Place to Land A New Place to Land May/June 2005 Article describes the transformation of the former BMA Tower at 31st Street and Southwest Trafficway into luxury condominiums ("a residential Ritz-Carlton"). Renamed One Park Place, the tower, designed...

19. A Place of Beauty A Place of Beauty Fall//1989 History of Tower Grove Park in Saint Louis, given to the city as a garden park by Englishman Henry Shaw in 1868, with photos and description of its planning and horticulture.

20. A Rose in Any Other Garden A Rose in Any Other Garden April 30, 2006 Article features Sarajane S. Aber and her association with the Kansas City Rose Society. She has been a member of the organization for 30 years with 22 of those years as rose garden chairwoman. The society...