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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 ...
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City seeks comments on changes to ride sharing ordinance

If you have an interest in ride sharing technology like Uber, the city wants your input into suggested changes to the Safe ...
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From the archives: How Troost changed from millionaire’s row to shopper’s paradise

Originally published May 18th, 2015 – by midtownkcposter It is history day at the Midtown KC Post, and we’ve got a new ...
In 1915, the Paseo just north of Armour Boulevard was lined with mansions. Those lavish homes are no longer standing, but they were once home to several successful German immigrants. The house on the corner northwest corner of Armour and Paseo belonged to Hans Dierks, owner of coal and lumber companies.

Recap: Last week in Midtown Kansas City ( July 10 – July 17)

In 1915, the Paseo just north of Armour Boulevard was lined with mansions. Those lavish homes are no longer standing, but ...
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City wants entrepreneurs to test ideas for improved services

The city says it is looking for partners with innovative ideas for improving city services, creating new jobs, and attracting ...