• 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

    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

    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

    Ted Seligson

    FAIA, Architect, Professor of Architecture at the University of Missouri-Kansas City

    Theodore “Ted” Seligson has committed his career to advancing architectural practice, education, and preservation. After earning his degree from Washington University, Seligson joined Kivett & Myers Architects in Kansas City. During his tenure, he became head of design and was…

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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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4728-4734 Summit

In June of 2015 neighborhood residents reported that these Plaza apartments on Summit had been vacated by all occupants. A subsequent search of city permit applications revealed utility cut-off and pre-demolition permits, indicating an intent… read more

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AARON CONFESSORI

Chef/Owner, Westport Café and Bar

Aaron Confessori is the chef and owner of Westport Café and Bar in the heart of historic Westport. When developing his restaurant concept, he was influenced by the bistros and brasseries from New York…

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