Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

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Sign for Wornall Manor, looking southwest from the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue, Valley Road, and 62nd Street.

Date: 
April 1920

The first unit of Country Club Plaza Triangle Building under construction. This picture was taken looking north-northwest at the intersection of 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

Date: 
1923

Construction of the Country Club Plaza Theater began on March 2, 1928. The site bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and a new street to be put through on the west (Central Street). This vantage point faces northeast towards the intersection of 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

Date: 
March 2nd 1928

Photograph of Columbus Park community volunteers constructing the St. John Bosco Center, Roman Catholic community hall. The land for the center was donated by Rosa Nigro, Kansas City's first woman pharmacist. This vantage point was taken facing east-northeast with the Holy Rosary Catholic Church (left) and Holy Rosary School (right).

Date: 
1940

Photograph of Columbus Park community volunteers constructing the St. John Bosco Center, Roman Catholic community hall. The land for the center was donated by Rosa Nigro, Kansas City's first woman pharmacist. This vantage point was taken facing east-northeast with the Holy Rosary Catholic Church in the background.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of St. Peter & Paul Church, once located at the southwest corner of 9th Street and McGee Street. This vantage point faces southwest from a building at the northeast corner of 9th and McGee. Construction of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City is pictured in the left background.

Date: 
1919

Photograph of Columbus Park looking northeast from atop the Karnes Public School at the southwest corner of Charlotte Street and Pacific Street. Pictured are the St. John Bosco Center (center background) and Holy Rosary Church (right background) with the parochial school to the right.

Date: 
1940

Photograph of philanthropists posed at the cornerstone laying ceremony for the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on November 6, 1921. This vantage point faces south on the south side of Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Date: 
November 6th 1921

Photograph of two men posed before laying the cornerstone for the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building on November 6, 1921. This vantage point faces south on the south side of Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Date: 
November 6th 1921

Photograph of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building (also known as the Boys Hotel Annex) under construction by Fogel Construction Company. This vantage point faces north with the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue on the left.

Date: 
October 3rd 1921

Photograph of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building (also known as the Boys Hotel Annex) under construction by Fogel Construction Company. This vantage point faces south with the Boys Hotel Main Building at the southeast corner of Admiral Boulevard and Flora Avenue on the right.

Date: 
October 3rd 1921

Photograph of the Boys Hotel Club Memorial Building building committee posed at the cornerstone laying ceremony for the building on November 6, 1921. This vantage point faces south on the south side of Admiral Boulevard between Flora Avenue and Highland Avenue.

Date: 
November 6th 1921

Photograph of Jackson County Courthouse undergoing renovations.

Date: 
1933

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
December 24th 1936

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
October 10th 1936

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
October 23rd 1936

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
November 28th 1936

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
January 4th 1937

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
March 19th 1937

Photograph of the construction of an unidentified elevator near the Missouri River in Kansas City, Kansas.

Date: 
October 10th 1936