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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Jan Bentley, Board Member


Jan founded the KC Bungalow Club in 2004 after noticing that craftsman bungalows in the urban core were underappreciated. She works to restore and celebrate older homes in the 49/63 area while fighting neighborhood crime. Jan has volunteered with HKCF since 2004. She works as a Contracts Negotiator for CB Richard Ellis/Sprint.

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