Kansas City Public Service Building

Description: 

Street scene showing the Kansas City Public Service Company Building (also known as the Kansas City Railway Company or K.C. Rys. Co. from 1914-1925) on the left. This building was located on the south side of 15th Street (now Truman Road) between Grand Avenue (now Grand Boulevard) and Walnut Street. It was razed in 1932 by the Atlas Wrecking and Lumber Corporation. Pictured right at the northwest corner of Grand Avenue and 15th Street is a building with an advertisement for Blue Moon Dance. This vantage point faces west on 15th Street just east of the intersection of Grand Avenue and 15th Street.

Genre: 
Date: 
1932
Modern Location: 
1500 Grand Boulevard
Kansas City, MO
Historical Street Name: 
Point of view: 
39.09571, -94.58093
Rights Statement: 
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Collection Title, Call or Box Number: 
KCMA-PC35-0544
Digital Object Identifier: 
KCMA-PC35-0544
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