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

Urban Explorers Tour: Folgers Coffee Plant SOLD OUT


Don’t miss the opportunity for an exclusive tour of this downtown building and explore areas not open to the public–before renovation begins! Once a Folgers coffee plant, renovation work on … read more

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3 Gables/Poage-Arnold Farm


Historic Kansas City worked with the Clay County Historical Society, MO Preservation and other interested parties to raise awareness for this endangered historic farmhouse located at 9550 NE Cookingham Drive. … 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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