Preserve Buildings. Promote Neighborhoods. Revitalize Kansas City. Since its founding in 1974, Historic Kansas City (HKC) has been the only greater Kansas City nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation … read more

Walking Tour – Westside


Walking tour of the historic Westside neighborhood. Tour lasts 1 – 1.5 hours. Tour meets in front of the Kauffman Center at the intersection of 17th and Broadway. $5.00 Historic … read more

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2014 Most Endangered

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Each year Historic Kansas City publishes a Most Endangered list to raise awareness and advocate for saving our city’s historic buildings and resources. For pictures and more information about … read more

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Joan Adam, Board Member


Joan moved to Kansas City 10 years ago from Atchison KS. She is an attorney and former National Trust Advisor. She founded the Atchison Preservation Alliance and served in the Kansas House of Representatives from 1982-1992. Joan was the primary author of the Kansas Heritage Trust Fund, which has provided funding preservation projects since 1992.

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