Kansas City, then and now

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Victor Buck Residence - & Main - Date Unknown. It was the first residence in KC to have an elevator Kansas City Downtown, Kansas City Missouri, Excelsior Springs, St Joes, Victorian Photos, Visit Dubai, Central Business District, Urban Life, Historical Pictures

Victor Buck Residence - 12th & Main - Date Unknown. It was the first residence in KC to have an elevator

The Palisades in downtown Kansas City,MO along Kersey Coates Drive. Old Images, Old Pictures, Excelsior Springs, Kansas City Missouri, Urban Life, Historical Pictures, City Streets, Park City, City Photo

This photo taken in the1940s shows the grotto and staircase that once led from West Terrace Park to Kersey Coates Drive. The street was a scenic highway along the bluffs that connected to the city's parks and boulevard system. Most of this is Interstate or covered in mud/plant life now.

Veterans Housing Project - Penn Valley Park circa 1950. Fascinating Penn Valley, Valley Park, Kansas City Downtown, King Arthur, Historical Pictures, City Streets, Back In The Day, Small Towns, Time Travel

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"The Rockhill Theater at 4608 Troost Avenue. Image is from 1940 Jackson County tax assessment photos. The theater opened in and had 1427 seats. The Lyric Opera first performed at the Rockhill Theater until it was gutted by fire in the late Lyric Opera, Rock Hill, Kansas City Missouri, Urban Life, Historical Pictures, City Streets, Old Photos, Great Places, Street View

Empire Theater - 4608 Troost - in the 1940s. Burned in a fire in 1960s and most of this block remained empty for nearly 50 years....

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"The 1940 tax assessment photo showing Victorian era row houses on the SE corner of and Pennsylvania. The site today is a parking lot. Kansas City Downtown, Kansas City Missouri, Vintage Architecture, Urban Life, Parking Lot, Historical Photos, Pennsylvania, The Row, The Neighbourhood

9th & Pennsylvania -- 1940s. These awesome Victorian Row houses were torn down and the site is now a parking lot

Cliff Drive in Kansas City, Mo., hugs the limestone bluffs that separate the stately turn-of-the-century mansions in the Historic Northeast neighborhood Kansas City Activities, Missouri Valley, Cliff, Old Houses, Christmas Lights, Abandoned, City Photo, Cool Photos, The Past

Cliff Drive Began With Aristocratic Kansas City Family

Cliff Drive in Kansas City, Mo., hugs the limestone bluffs that separate the stately turn-of-the-century mansions in the Historic Northeast neighborhood…