South Hyde Park block once had a grocery store

In 1913, the five neighbors along this stretch of Kenwood from 41st street south made a big splash in the early summer. Mrs. ...

Small bungalows, apartments made up South Hyde Park block

Confederate Civil War captain Richard McCarty lived in this South Hyde Park home at 4300 Holmes  in 1919. The home, seen ...

Walnuts apartments replaced famous mansion of the same name

The Walnuts, three high-end residential hotel buildings, attracted the cream of Kansas City society in the 1930s. Before ...

Early advocate for the blind lived on this block near Rockhurst

  The home of Catherine Hale, known for her work to help the blind in Kansas City, stood at the northeast corner of ...

Do you remember E. 31st between Charlotte and Campbell?

From the 1920s in to the 1940s, many folks in Midtown visited 31st Street near Charlotte to get their “alive until ordered” ...

Glen Airy Place tucked away in North Hyde Park

Fewer than a dozen homes lined what was once known as Glen Airy Place in the North Hyde Park neighborhood, but the street ...

1905 Armour Boulevard apartments and workingmen’s cottages now gone

This archived story originally appeared in the Midtown KC Post July 25, 2016 1905 Armour Boulevard apartments and workingmen’s ...

Valentine mansion once housed pioneer family, children of working mothers

Once considered an important Westport “mansion of the gay nineties,” the Schaefer home stood at the corner of Pennsylvania ...

A Memorial Day Look Back at the Westport Cemetery

Some of Westport’s earliest settlers were laid to rest in a small cemetery at Pennsylvania and Archibald, now part of the ...

Famous “bachelor retreat” once stood at 36th and Main

This home, which stood at the se corner of Main and 36th until 1934, is credited with helping to encourage early Kansas Citians ...