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Great Atlantic and Pac...
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Cydney E Millstein
Carrie Westlake Whitne...
View of Armour Boulevard looking west from Locust. The building in mid-view on the right is the Georgian Court at the corner of Gillham. Beyond that is Park Central under construction.
Armour Tower Apartments
View of Armour Tower apartment building, 640 E. Armour Boulevard, from southwest.
Art: Architectural History of City Long Overdue
Book review of "Kansas City, Missouri: An Architectural History, 1926-1976" by George Ehrlich, former "president of the Kansas City Chapter of Architectural Historians and also chairman of UMKC's art and...
Artistic Neighborhoods: The 42nd Annual Vanderslice Kitchens & Homes Tour
Featured in this year's tour will be four private homes in the Rockhill and Southmoreland neighborhoods, as well as the Kansas City Art Institute's Vanderslice Hall. Homes featured include 4312 McGee Street;...
Asbestos Violations Cited
January 27, 2007
Article tells about charges against the Community Development Corp., the city of Kansas City , Health Midwest and several private contractors of concealing hazardous waste removed from houses at the Citadel...
Back to the City: Moving to Coleman Highlands
Article describing the appeal of moving to the Coleman Highlands residential district or neighborhood, with information about some of its old houses.
Baltimore Avenue at 42nd Street
View of northeast corner of 42nd and Baltimore Avenue. Includes several houses "to be condemned" to make way for a roadway connecting to Main at 41st Street.
Banking on a New KC Legacy
June 12, 2008
The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City moved into its new headquarters located near Liberty memorial and the edge of Penn Valley Park. The grand opening is scheduled for June 12, 2008. The new building...
Baron of Brush Creek
Article describes the residential neighborhoods that William Rockhill Nelson created for newspaper employees just before the turn of the twentieth century. "The Hoosier newspaperman and homebuilder believed...
Beacon Hill Gains Momentum
May 12, 2010
Article reports that "the first six new town homes are finished and for sale in Beacon Hill, another milestone in Kansas City's decade-long effort to revitalize the neighborhood just east of downtown."...
Looking west from 20th and Belleview at people including African American children traveling along terraced steps.
Bernard Corrigan Residence
Description and history of the Bernard Corrigan residence in Kansas City designed by Louis Curtiss as a three-story Prairie School style reflecting the influence of Frank Lloyd Wright. It was built in...
Bertrand Rockwell Residence
The Rockwell house at 1004 West 52nd Street was featured as the 13th Designers' Showhouse in 1982.
Beth Shalom Dedicates New Building
March 17, 2006
Congregation Beth Shalom will have the official dedication of its new building at 14200 Lamar in Overland Park on Sunday, March 26, 2006. "Currently, the building houses the administrative and ritual offices,...
Beth Shalom Synagogue Profile
Big Fire Loss in 1914
March 9, 1931
On the night of Friday, November 6, 1914, a portion of the native division of the stock yards was destroyed by fire. About 16 acres of pens and five scale houses were burned with an estimated damage of...
Big House Has More Than Size on Its Side
October 2, 2011;
Steven Huff, shareholder and chairman of TF Concrete Forming Systems, is building a 72,000-square-foot house in Highlandville, Missouri, that he hopes to be completed by 2013. The house, known as "Pensmore,"...
Biography of Annie J. Scott (1876-??), Missionary, Doctor, and Real Estate Developer
Biography of Edward Tanner (1896-1974), Architect
Biography of Frank Wiziarde (1916-1987), Whizzo the Clown, Television Personality
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