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

Heritage Hike: West Port

walking tour

Each hike highlights the architecture and history of the neighborhood. Participants receive brochures with maps featuring historical and architectural information. At the conclusion of each hike, refreshments of … read more

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Young Preservationists Forum


Young Preservationists Forum strives to encourage and mobilize young preservationists through service, learning and advocacy. Historic Kansas City  is working to further expand and strengthen our group of young professionals … read more

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Butch Rigby


Founder and Owner, Screenland Theaters

Butch Rigby loves movies, architecture and history, and has incorporated these passions into his professional career. Butch has rehabilitated numerous...

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