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9th Street - Harper's Weekly ran a four-page supplement to its publication on Feb. 5, 1888, describing KC. It was titled The Gateway of Kansas, and pictured businesses, theaters and churches. The accompanying article said: Society is yet in its formative state. It is naturally of a cosmopolitan character. On the west side most of the people live who upheld the Northern cause during the war. Some of the oldest houses in the city are on the West Bluff (Quality Hill) overlooking the West…

KCMO, Looking east along from Washington. Shows cable car.

1938 - The notorious Chesterfield Club was a famous Pendergast sin place.  Located only one block from the federal courthouse downtown, it served as a daily reminder of who actually ran KC.  To judges and lawmen of the U.S., it seemed a deliberate affront to conventional morality.  Even though common practice for appearance sake called for confining gambling to back rooms, at the Chesterfield Club roulette wheels and dice tables greeted patrons the moment they walked through the front door.

1938 across from Police and Federal Courthouse the famous Chesterfield Club gambling, vice etc.

Kansas City: Westport Rd and Pennsylvania - Boone's Trading Post. Seen here occupied by Meriwether and Son. Now occupied by Kelly's Westport Inn. [circa 1892].

Kansas City: Westport Rd and Pennsylvania - Boone's Trading Post. Seen here occupied by Meriwether and Son. Now occupied by Kelly's Westport Inn.

This image looks down the hill at “The Junction,” where Main and Delaware met Ninth Street. Somewhere below was “Wide-Awake” Tuite, the traffic officer posted to keep pedestrians from being hit by the cable cars careening down the slope from Walnut, where the photo was taken. The narrow prow of Vaughn’s Diamond, the landmark Second Empire-style flatiron commercial building that housed The KC Times, can be seen on the north side. Built in 1869, it was already old & would be torn down in…

This image looks down the hill at “The Junction,” where Main and Delaware met Ninth Street. Somewhere below was “Wide-Awake” Tuite, the traffic officer posted to keep pedestrians from being hit by the cable cars careening down the slope from Walnut, where the photo was taken. The narrow prow of Vaughn’s Diamond, the landmark Second Empire-style flatiron commercial building that housed The KC Times, can be seen on the north side. Built in 1869, it was already old & would be torn down in…

https://flic.kr/p/e1sgcr | SAVOY SCENE | SAVOY SCENE ~ Kansas City, Missouri ~ Copyright ©2013 Bob Travaglione - All Rights Reserved ~ www.FoToEdge.com

https://flic.kr/p/e1sgcr | SAVOY SCENE | SAVOY SCENE ~ Kansas City, Missouri ~ Copyright ©2013 Bob Travaglione - All Rights Reserved ~ www.FoToEdge.com

How Kansas City's West Bottoms Went From Vacant To Vibrant

Within the old bones of big brick buildings like the Columbia Burlap & Bag Co., in Kansas City's West Bottoms, new businesses, artist studios and

The Past and Present, on this block there is one of the newest and one of the oldest buildings in Kansas City. At Tenth Street and Grand Ave. arises the frame of the new Federal Bank Building. The oldest church building still in church use in Kansas City is the Catholic Church of St.Peter and St.Paul. southwest corner of Ninth and McGee streets.

On my rare visit to Barnes and Noble, a store that encourages consumer to buy books online, I discovered a new batch of books containing vintage photos of

pictures of kansas city fountains | Fuente de los niños (Foto de kckidsfun.com)

The goal of KC Kids Fun is to help YOU find great things to do with your children around the Kansas City metro.

1923 Kansas City Western Dental College Annual Post Mortem Photo.   1923 Post Mortem photograph from an anatomy class & COLLEGE ANNUAL from the Kansas City -Western Dental College Kansas City, Missouri 10th and Troost Ave.  CrowCreekUnique on ETSY

1923 Post Mortem photograph from an anatomy class & COLLEGE ANNUAL from the Kansas City -Western Dental College Kansas City, Missouri and Troost Ave. CrowCreekUnique on ETSY

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