• Welcome to Historic Kansas City

    Welcome

    Membership

    Every day, all year long, HKC works to revitalize historic structures that give our community visible connections to its past and lends irreplaceable visual character to the streetscape. Once a year, we announce the Most Endangered, a list of historic places on the brink of extinction and too important to lose. See our 2019 list HERE. 

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  • Upcoming Event in Your Area

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    The Historic Kansas City has a lot of events happening throughout the year. Please check back regularly to see what we're doing next.

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  • Projects in the Kansas City Community

    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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  • I'm a Preservationist

    DAVID WILHM

    Downtown Entrepreneur

    David Wilhm is the owner of KCBrake and Auto Service in the Crossroads neighborhood of Kansas City. He enjoys riding motorcycles, spending time with family and traveling. He became a preservationist simply by purchasing…

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Welcome

Membership

Every day, all year long, HKC works to revitalize historic structures that give our community visible connections to its past and lends irreplaceable visual character to the streetscape. Once a year, we announce the Most Endangered, a list of historic places on the brink of extinction and too important to lose. See our 2019 list HERE. 

Read More Historic Kansas City »

Check out our Calendar

The Historic Kansas City has a lot of events happening throughout the year. Please check back regularly to see what we're doing next.

View the Calendar »

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

View Current Projects »

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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