• Welcome to Historic Kansas City

    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

    Heritage Hikes: West Side

    FALL 2016 HERITAGE HIKES ARE BACK! Winner of The Pitch’s Best of Kansas City: Best Way to Learn Something New About Kansas City Series 2: Kansas City’s Immigrant Neighborhoods -Kansas City’s West Side Story–Thursday, October… read more

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  • Projects in the Kansas City Community

    Thatcher School Memorial

    After years of debate and numerous public hearings concerning the fate of Thacher School, the Kansas City School Board decided at its February 2015 meeting to move forward with the demolition of the 115… read more

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  • I'm a Preservationist

    MATT BALDWIN

    Founder and Designer, Baldwin Denim

    Matt Baldwin is the founder and designer of Baldwin Denim, a Kansas City based clothing and lifestyle brand. After the success of Matt s Kansas City menswear shop Standard Style, which opened in 2003,…

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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 »

Heritage Hikes: West Side

FALL 2016 HERITAGE HIKES ARE BACK! Winner of The Pitch’s Best of Kansas City: Best Way to Learn Something New About Kansas City Series 2: Kansas City’s Immigrant Neighborhoods -Kansas City’s West Side Story–Thursday, October… read more

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2014 Most Endangered

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 the buildings on the list, please… read more

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Katheryn Shields

City Council Member

Katheryn Shields is a former and current City Council member and former Jackson County Executive. Katheryn personally worked to preserve the Truman Courthouse on the Square in Independence and the Jackson County Courthouse in…

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