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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

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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

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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

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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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