• 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

    Walking Tour: Penn Valley Park and Liberty Memorial

    This summer HKC is again offering walking tours on the third Saturday of each month! These tours will offer an in depth look at parts of three parks in the Kansas City Parks & Boulevards System. Tours… read more

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  • Projects in the Kansas City Community

    Retain Missouri Historic Tax Credit Program

    Historic Kansas City is partnering with an alliance of nonprofits, preservation professionals and passionate individuals to save the Historic Tax Credit in Missouri. Since the program began in 1998, 2,400 historic buildings have been… read more

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  • I'm a Preservationist

    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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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 »

Walking Tour: Penn Valley Park ...

This summer HKC is again offering walking tours on the third Saturday of each month! These tours will offer an in depth look at parts of three parks in the Kansas City Parks & Boulevards System. Tours… read more

View the Calendar »

Public Policy Initiatives

The Historic Kansas City  continually works towards ensuring sound and practical public policy decisions and implementation  at the city, state and federal level. We are actively involved in advocacy efforts to save the MO Historic… read more

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PATRICK RYAN

Chef/Owner Port Fonda

Patrick Ryan is the Chef and Owner of the Port Fonda food truck and restaurant. He was nominated in 2013 for Food and Wine Magazine’s People’s Best New Chef Award. After having worked in…

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