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    Welcome

    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…

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  • Upcoming Event in Your Area

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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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  • Projects in the Kansas City Community

    18th and Vine Building Preservation

    Historic Kansas City  has been awarded a grant from the Richard and Julia Moe Fund for preservation work in the Jazz District of Kansas City, Missouri. A professional consultant will be hired to complete… read more

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  • I'm a Preservationist

    JOHN O’BRIEN

    Owner, Hammer Out Design

    John O’Brien is the owner of Hammer Out Design in Independence, and formerly the owner of the Dolphin Gallery in the West Bottoms. He originally opened the Dolphin Gallery on 39th Street, then moved…

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Welcome

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 Historic Kansas City »

Check out our Calendar

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

View the Calendar »

Film Row

Historic Kansas City is working with UMKC’s Department of Architecture, Urban Planning + Design, the Crossroads Community Association as well as property owners and neighborhood stakeholders on a preservation protection strategy for historic Film… read more

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John McDonald

Founder Boulevard Brewery

John McDonald is the founder of Boulevard Brewery, currently the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest. In 1988 John purchased a turn-of-the-century brick building on Kansas City’s historic Southwest Boulevard and installed a vintage…

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