• 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: The Concourse at Benton and Gladstone Boulevards

    We will explore The Concourse Park and the Colonnade across the street in Kessler Park and look at recent restorations and new features in the park.  The tour begins at the corner of Gladstone Boulevard and Walrond… read more

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  • Projects in the Kansas City Community

    2011 Most Endangered List

    2011 Most Endangered Historic Resources 1. KCMO Closed Schools, KCMO 2. Lane Blueprint Building, 1520 Main, KCMO 3. Knickerbocker Apartments, 501-531 Knickerbocker Place, KCMO 4. The Historic Country Club Plaza and Country Club District,… read more

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  • I'm a Preservationist

    Butch Rigby

    Founder and Owner, Screenland Theaters

    Butch Rigby loves movies, architecture and history, and has incorporated these passions into his professional career. Butch has rehabilitated numerous buildings in the Kansas City area, including several buildings in the Old Film Row…

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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: The Concourse at ...

We will explore The Concourse Park and the Colonnade across the street in Kessler Park and look at recent restorations and new features in the park.  The tour begins at the corner of Gladstone Boulevard and Walrond… read more

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St. John The Divine

Historic Kansas City is engaged with community partners and Wyandotte County officials to try to save St. John the Divine in Kansas City Kansas. Originally built in 1887 but remodeled in 1909, this brick… read more

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Cheptoo Kositany-Buckner

Deputy Director, Kansas City Public Library

Originally from Kenya and with a background in information technology, Cheptoo is the Deputy Director of the Kansas City Public Library. In this role she works to bring all of the library’s collections to…

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