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

Annual Meeting – From Gully Town to a City Beautiful


Join Historic Kansas City and the National World War I Museum at Liberty Memorial for a celebration of the history, impact and ongoing preservation efforts of one of the … read more

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Kemper Arena


Historic Kansas City  joins with many others who believe that Kemper Arena is historically and architecturally significant and an economic asset to the City. The building captured a civic vision in … read more

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Jim Wanser, Board Member


Jim Wanser, Ed.S. is an educational administrator at UMKC and has a practice in career development and executive selection.  He has a  long history of midtown neighborhood leadership and serves on a variety of community boards. His primary interest is neighborhood preservation and he has worked with the City of Kansas City on several planning efforts.

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