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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…

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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

    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

    Christopher Elbow

    Owner, Christopher Elbow Artisanal Chocolates

    Christopher Elbow, owner of Christopher Elbow Artisan Chocolate, is a downtown Kansas City based chocolatier and business owner. After working in several jobs as a chef in both Kansas City and Las Vegas, Christopher…

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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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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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Judy Rush

Digital Artist

Judy Rush is an internationally regarded digital artist and in 2012 was named a most influential woman in Kansas City. Two years running she was honored as Luerzer’s Archive top 100 digital artists in…

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