This home near the corner of 54th and Oak was built in the early part of the 20th century as development of the Country Club District began south of Brush Creek.

Do you remember this block of Oak Street between 52nd and 54th?

This home near the corner of 54th and Oak was built in the early part of the 20th century as development of the Country Club ...
The Henry Fowler residence once stood at the corner of se corner of Main and Armour, serving as a union hall after 1940 and demolished in 1995.

Mansions at Armour and Main gradually repurposed, replaced

The Henry Fowler residence once stood at the corner of se corner of Main and Armour, serving as a union hall after 1940 and ...
Construction began in 1919 on Epperson House, a 56-room brick mansion at the southwest corner of 52nd and Cherry. Other members of the Kansas City elite also built on the block, which was gradually incorporated into University of Kansas City, started in 1929. Like several of the other fine homes, Epperson House was transformed from a single family home into a part of the educational institution.

Once exclusive mansions later became part of UMKC

Construction began in 1919 on Epperson House, a 56-room brick mansion at 52nd and Cherry. Other members of the Kansas City ...

Midtown KC Post refocuses efforts on history

Four years ago, the Midtown KC Post was relaunched as an online site covering news and information of interest to Midtown ...
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Union Cemetery receives national designation

Union Cemetery, the final resting place for many of Kansas City, Westport, and Midtown’s pioneers, has been added to the ...
The Colonnade, which stretched along the south side of Armour from Central to Wyandotte, was one of the largest apartments in Kansas City when it was built in 1905. Builder W.H. Collins set a new standard for apartment design for the interior layout and the unusual deep front lawn. Photo from Pen and Sunlight Sketches of Greater Kansas City, 1911.

1905 Armour Boulevard apartments and workingmen’s cottages now gone

The Colonnade, which stretched along the south side of Armour from Central to Wyandotte, was one of the largest apartments ...
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Getting at the truth about the Troost corridor, on stage

Among the highlights of the upcoming Fringe Festival is a play based on true stories about people living on the edges of ...
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Voters to deal with another Clay Chastain rail plan

A city council committee on Wednesday advanced yet another Clay Chastain light rail plan that will likely go to voters. The ...
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First Friday art show celebrates human motion

An unusual art exhibit at the Buttonwood Art Space, 3013 Main Street, celebrates movement, including people on bicycles, ...

Man charged in Troost murder

Jackson County prosecutors on Monday announced a first-degree murder charge against a Kansas City man for killing a man outside ...