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181. East 27th Street Colonnades District East 27th Street Colonnades District December 28, 2005 National Register of Historic Places nomination for colonnaded apartment buildings at 1300-02, 1312-14, and 1320-22 East 27th Street, includes description, photographs, and history.

182. Edward Graves Edward Graves 1908 Photo and bio of Edward Graves, "a real-estate dealer and builder" born in Virginia in 1824 and moving to Missouri about 1834 and then to Kansas City about 1871. Description of his renovation and construction...

183. Empress Theater Empress Theater Postcard of the Empress Theater

184. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of James Swofford, a "wholesale merchant" with "the Swofford Brothers Dry Goods Company" of Kansas City. Born in Illinois in 1852 and moving to "Shawneetown," Kansas about 1877 before coming...

185. Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference 1901 Photo and bio of Abram Nave (1815-1898), "pioneer merchant, and founder of important mercantile houses in St. Joseph, St. Louis, Omaha and other cities [starting out in Savannah, Missouri, in 1841]," and...

186. Engineer Performing Water Tests Engineer Performing Water Tests ca1932 Photo of plant engineer performing water tests at the Western Ice Service Company plant number 106; located 3300 East 15th Street.

187. Excelsior Springs, Regent Spring & Wabash Depot Excelsior Springs, Regent Spring & Wabash Depot 2 postcards of Excelsior Springs, Regent Spring & Wabash Depot

188. Exterior View of Westminster Congregational Church Exterior View of Westminster Congregational Church n.d. Exterior view of the church's tower. Identification reads, "tower on corner houses many of the pipes of the organ."

189. F. E. Bredouw F. E. Bredouw Information about Kansas City inventor and all-around eccentric F. E. Bredouw (1884-1967), owner of a patent on the "Gozinta" mathematical slide chart and independent charity worker living in dilapidated...

190. Family Friendly: Designers' Showhouse Has Been a Retreat For Many Generations Family Friendly: Designers' Showhouse Has Been a Retreat For Many Generations May 5, 2004 Article about the 2004 Designers' Showhouse XXXV at 1035 W. 57th Street built in 1916 by J. C. Nichols and Wight and Wight as architects. The first resident was George Bunting.

191. Fashionable Pearl Street Fashionable Pearl Street October/3/1921 Mention of "the James Mansfield store" at 415 East 3rd Street as one of the few remaining antebellum houses still standing on 3rd Street.

192. Fashionable Pearl Street Fashionable Pearl Street October/3/1921 Description, including a photo of the Campbell home, of antebellum houses in Kansas City, concentrating on the once-important Pearl Street.

193. Fashionable Pearl Street Fashionable Pearl Street October/3/1921

194. Fashionable Pearl Street Fashionable Pearl Street October/3/1921 Mention of "the old Norton house" on the east side of Grand Avenue north of 3rd Street, built before the Civil War and still standing in 1911. Uninhabited by that time and in poor condition as the death...

195. Fidelity National Bank Fidelity National Bank 2 postcards of the old and new Fidelity National Bank buildings

196. Fighting to Preserve a Crumbling History Fighting to Preserve a Crumbling History August 10, 2013 Article focuses upon problems and issues related to historical structures located in Lexington, Missouri. A structure located in the 1400 block of South Street and Highland Avenue is discussed. The author...

197. Final Act for Opera House: Demolition Final Act for Opera House: Demolition March 12, 2009 The Grand Opera House is being demolished "after a two-year effort failed to turn up a viable plan for its reuse." Commerce Bank, which owns the property, had given it a reprieve to give preservationists...

198. Fire Department Headquarters Fire Department Headquarters Postcard of the Kansas City Fire Department Headquarters at 1020 Central Street

199. First Church of Christ, Scientist First Church of Christ, Scientist Postcard of the First Church of Christ, Scientist at Ninth and Forest Streets

200. First K. C. Packing House Built in '59: J. L. Mitchener Owned Plant near Grand Avenue First K. C. Packing House Built in '59: J. L. Mitchener Owned Plant near Grand Avenue March 9, 1931 Article tracing the history of the packing industry in the city mainly from 1859, when J. L. Mitchener, the first, opened, to 1871, when the Stockyards opened and four large packing houses had been firmly...