Broadway Boulevard

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Westport Avenue East from Broadway

Photograph of Westport Avenue (now Westport Road), looking east-northeast from the northwest corner of Westport Avenue and Broadway Boulevard.

Uptown Theatre

Exterior of Uptown Theatre and marquee at night, taken by Cresswell's, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southwest from the intersection of 37th Street and Broadway Boulevard in Kansas City, Missouri. The marquee features a stage and screen show on Saturday, December 10, 1932 including the 1932 film Sherlock Holmes, starring Clive Brook. It also includes a performance of Clarence Rand and Olympic decathlon champion James "Jarring Jim" Bausch singing with Carleton Coon, Jr. and his Orchestra. Source: John Coon.

The Ambassador Hotel, 36th and Broadway, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard of The Ambassador Hotel, an "exclusive residential and transient hotel", located at Broadway Boulevard and 36th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces northwest from the intersection of 36th Street and Broadway Boulevard. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Margaret Allison of St. Louis, Missouri.

Southwest Corner of 11th and Broadway

Photograph of storefronts along the southwest corner of 11th Street and Broadway Boulevard. New Broadway Hotel sign in view as well as entrance to Denver Pharmacy.

Santa Fe Trail Marker, Penn Valley Park, Kansas City, Mo.

Postcard showing the Santa Fe Trail Marker inside of a roundabout near Broadway and 30th Street in Penn Valley Park, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast from just north of the roundabout, which is located west of Broadway Boulevard at the intersection 30th Street and Penn Drive. The back of the postcard includes a short letter to Pauline Sayle of Attleboro Falls, Massachusetts.

Plaza Dog Mart

This picture of the Plaza Dog Mart was taken looking west-northwest from atop the J. C. Nichols Company Building. Country Club Plaza merchants sponsored a dog mart where people interested in buying a dog could see and inspect many breeds of dog. This dog mart was located at the future site of the Plaza Medical Building.

Plaza Apartment Hotels

An autochrome photograph of Broadway/Wornall Bridge across Brush Creek and the apartments near the Country Club Plaza, including the Locarno, the Riviera, and the Casa Loma. This vantage point faces east from just west of the bridge.

Penn Valley Lake

An autochrome photograph facing north-northeast across Penn Valley Lake with downtown Kansas City, Missouri in the background.

Park Land North of 43rd Street

Photograph with caption, "Proposed roadway connections, in Park Land, north of 43rd Street." This vantage point faces north-northwest from near the intersection of 43rd Street and Baltimore Avenue. The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements, including plans for a 43rd Street Viaduct over Mill Creek Drive (presently JC Nichols Parkway).

Myra Taylor

Portrait photograph of jazz singer Myra Taylor, taken by the Studna-Sims-Millard photo studio in the late 1930s or early 1940s.

Medical Arts Building

Circa 1935 photograph of the Medical Arts Building at the northwest corner of 34th Street and Broadway Boulevard.

Kansas City Post Office

Photograph of the Kansas City Post Office, open September 25, 1933 opposite Union Station, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces southeast near the intersection of Broadway and Pershing Road.