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Building in Danger! Update: President Hotel
Article about the President Hotel at 1327 Baltimore Avenue, built in 1925, in danger of demolition despite designation as a Historic Place on the National Register.
October 19, 2005
The Kensington School building at 17th and Van Brunt has been around for 90 years. It has also been home to the Carver Christian Academy and the Urban Community Leadership Academy. It had been vacant for...
Buildings & Equipment: Linda Hall Library Combines Beauty and Science
Article describing the holdings of and the architecture of the building itself of the Linda Hall Library, with photos of the interior and exterior.
Article about planning for Downtown's future for commercial and retail businesses, examining parking, zoning, renovation, conventions, etc.
Buildings by Hucke & Sexton Contracting and Building Company, Kansas City, Missouri, U. S. A.
Photo of the Lambert Wachter Apartments at 1210 Cherry Street.
Buildings in Nation's Spotlight
January 9, 2008
The Bloch Building at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art and the Liberty Memorial have recently won national architectural awards. The American Institute of Architects has awarded their 2008 Institute Honor...
Bulldozers Threaten Historic Shawnee House
Photo and caption about "the historic old house [106 years old in 1959] at K-10 and Nieman road in Shawnee," Kansas, threatened with demolition without funds to "preserve it as a Johnson County Museum."...
Bulldozers, Bricks & Beams
Article describing numerous building projects underway in the Kansas City area in 2003. Includes such information as architect, contractor, and size of nearly 40 large-scale developments in Missouri and...
View facing northwest of the entrance to the Bunker Building, 820 Baltimore Ave. Architect Kenneth M. Frashier received an award for his work on the building's restoration.
First major effort of the Historic Kansas City Foundation to further the work of historic preservation in Kansas City, for the Bunker Building, located at 820 Baltimore Avenue.
Bunker Building Restoration Goes On
Article about the renovation of the Bunker Building into a restaurant to be called "W. A. Bunker's."
Bus Shelter and Bus
View of a Metro bus pulling up to shelter with waiting passengers. The stop is located east of the Country Club Plaza, just north 47th & Main.
Business: They Call Him Huge
Photo and biographical article about Hugh Zimmer, 68-year-old head of Zimmer Brothers, "a property development, brokerage and management firm" in Kansas City responsible for such projects as the restoration...
Business: Young Promoters Plan New Life for Uptown
Story of the restoration of the Uptown Theater, first opened in 1928, by NeoSpace Productions, Incorporated, including a new lighting system, sound system, and closed circuit video system.
Businessman Dreams of Converting Old Convent into a Community Center
Discusses efforts to save the Little Sisters of the Poor building.
By the Light of the Moon
Photos and biographical description of Jan Stenerud, "former Kansas City Chiefs kicker," member of the Football Hall of Fame, "president and CEO of Jan Stenerud & Company Inc." (a kicking tee marketer),...
Cape Girardeau Celebrates 200 Years
History of the city of Cape Girardeau, Missouri, from its start "dating to the early 1700s," as an Indian trading site on the Mississippi River through "French ensign, Jean Baptiste Girardot." Description...
Captain Joseph Parks: Chief of the Shawnee Indians
Description of the building at 500 Westport Road, said to be the oldest in Jackson County, Missouri, bought by Shawnee Indian Captain Joseph Parks from John Calvin McCoy in 1836.
Carr N. Eubank Will Head Fund Drive
The Wornall Home will fill a void in the city, as this is the first residential restoration. This is an opportunity to make a significant contribution to our cultural and educational historical heritage....
Case Studies in Adaptive Reuse--Seville Square: A Shopper's Dream
Article about the old Sears Building, now Seville Square, the world's "first suburban retail Sears store" in the 1940s.
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