The NE Corner of 39th and Main holds layers of history

When this 1924 photo of 39th and Main Street was taken, both sides of Main (seen here from the south) had been transformed ...

How Central Hyde Park Prepared for Thanksgiving

This buildings on this block of Campbell between Manheim and E. 39th Streets look much the same as they did when they were ...

In 1910, a block of immigrant families in Valentine

The store at the corner of 34th and Pennsylvania as it looked in 1940. Russian immigrant Morris Greenman ran the store in ...

In 1923, Work Began on First Block of Country Club Plaza

The Mill Creek Building, on the first block to be developed by J.C. Nichols for his Country Club Plaza in 1923, was designed ...

Do you remember the northeast corner of Main and Thirty-first?

The corner of Thirty-first and Main in 1940. The corner of 31st and Main today. (Note: This post was originally published ...

UMKC Block Includes Historic Carriage House Slated for Demolition Sept. 24

The historic Dickey mansion carriage house, one of the two original buildings on the UMKC campus built in 1912, is scheduled ...

Pioneering Photographer Was First Owner on this Roanoke Block

  Surrounded as it is today by apartments on fast-moving Southwest Trafficway, it is easy to miss the first house that ...

Dinner for 100 on this Southermoreland block

This home on today’s featured block was probably built just after the turn of the twentieth century. The block, McGee to ...

Scores of schoolchildren, judges and bishops visited this Southmoreland home

This house that once stood at the northeast corner of Warwick and 40th Street hosted some famous parties celebrating its ...

A Westport wine garden at 39th and Roanoke

Esslinger’s Wine Garden at 39th and Roanoke, seen here as it looked in the 1880s, offered small tables scattered on a shade ...