A block dominated by churches in Old Westport

Two churches, Our Lady of Good Counsel and Westport Methodist, dominate this block of the Valentine neighborhood just north ...

Do you know the history of the Center City neighborhood?

Homes in the Center City neighborhood around 1900. originally published April 6, 2015 In the early 1900s, developers such ...

A glimpse of a racially-mixed block of Westport in early 1900s

In the early 1900s, black families owned and rented homes on the south side of this block, while white families owned and ...

Westwood Park homes offered fireplaces, garages, and rec rooms

Small but modern homes close to the Country Club Plaza made for modern living in the early 1930s, as this block of Westwood ...

Streetcar expansion spurred development of this Squier Park block

  An 1891 map of the block shows it has been subdivided into the Troost Park subdivision, but only a handful of homes ...

NE Corner of 39th Street and Summit Once Housed Local Shops, Apartments

This long building at a busy streetcar stop at 39th and Summit (now Southwest Trafficway) once housed apartments, grocery ...

Roanoke property owners took a stand against apartments in 1920s

Charles and Rose Burkey, who owned the Summit Theater, lived in this Roanoke home at 827 Valentine for almost two decades. ...

Corner of 39th and Pennsylvania was home to Westport pioneer family

The home of William and Susan Bernard stood near the corner of Pennsylvania and W. 39th Street in this photo from about 1920. Among ...

1932 arson destroyed fine old Broadway residential hotel

This early drawing of the McGee home, later the Rochambeau Hotel, is one of the few publicly-available images of the important ...

Plaza homes replaced by “modern” apartments as Plaza developed

While families came and went and homes were replaced with apartment buildings, the Charles McCallum family lived on this ...