Do you know the history of this Manheim block?

10-161-1As part of our Uncovering History Project, the Midtown KC Post is taking a look at the 1940 tax assessment photos of each block in Midtown.

Today, we look at residences in the Manheim Park neighborhood, from 39th Street south to 40th Street, and Forest Avenue east to Tracy Avenue.

manheimmanheim-But we would like your help. Do you remember this block in 1940 or in the years since? What special memories do you have of this section of Manheim? What questions do you have about it? We’ll share your history and help to preserve it on our website.

Would you like us to focus on your block next week? Send us an email.

Photos courtesy Kansas City Public Library, Missouri Valley Special Collections. 

One Comment

  1. Rich Johnson says:

    ĐI remember this area well. I attended Lillis high anđ walked around this neighborhood all the time. I lived within several blocks.

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