Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Convention Hall, Kansas City, Missouri


Exterior of the Convention Hall that housed the 1928 National Republican Convention in downtown Kansas City, Missouri. This hall was once located on the north side of 13th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. It was razed after the completion of the Municipal Auditorium in 1935. This vantage point faces northeast on Central Street, just south of 13th Street.

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June 7th 1928
Modern Location: 
220 West 13th Street
Kansas City, MO
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39.09867, -94.58713
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