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    Welcome

    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. These places shape lives, and when they’re gone, they leave a void that can’t be filled. See our 2020-21 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

    Former Home of Satchel Paige Stabilization

    Cleaning, stabilization, and reroofing are underway at the former home of Satchel Paige, one of the most celebrated athletes in the history of American sports, located at 2626 E. 28th St. in the Santa… read more

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  • I'm a Preservationist

    Danny O’Neill

    President & Owner of The Roasterie

    Danny O’Neill—a preservationist from originally from Denison, Iowa. He started out air roasting coffee in the basement of his home in Brookside and in 1993 he founded The Roasterie. Since that time his company…

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Welcome

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. These places shape lives, and when they’re gone, they leave a void that can’t be filled. See our 2020-21 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.

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Plaza Hotels

In 2016, the city, a developer and Plaza area stakeholders reached a compromise agreement towards the development of a proposed hotel project, at 46th St. and Wornall Road. The plan proposes a 175-room Tribute… read more

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JOHN O’BRIEN

Owner, Hammer Out Design

John O’Brien is the owner of Hammer Out Design in Independence, and formerly the owner of the Dolphin Gallery in the West Bottoms. He originally opened the Dolphin Gallery on 39th Street, then moved…

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