Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Troost Avenue and 17th Street


This photograph was taken looking south-southwest on the west side of the Troost Avenue and 17th Street intersection in Kansas City, Missouri. Advertisements for Benzo-Gas and Harris-Goar are shown on Merrit Outdoor Advertising Co. billboards. Troost Avenue carlines, City-Center Junk Co., and a sign for 'veneered panels' also shown.

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1700 Troost Avenue
Kansas City, MO
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39.0931, -94.57023
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