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

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The Historic Kansas City has a lot of events happening throughout the year. Please check back regularly to see what we’re doing next.

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Retain Missouri Historic Tax Credit Program

MO HTC locations to date

Historic Kansas City is partnering with an alliance of nonprofits, preservation professionals and passionate individuals to save the Historic Tax Credit in Missouri. Every year in recent history … read more

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Katheryn Shields, Board Member


Kate served on the City Council from 1987 – 1994 where she championed many preservation projects and planning policies. She was elected as Jackson County Executive from 1994-2006. She grew up north of the river and has a bachelors, masters and law degree from University of Missouri, Kansas City.

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