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    Help Historic Kansas City celebrate amazing preservation projects by nominating a project to receive recognition at the “Be Inspired” celebration of preservation! Nominations are due February 28th, 2021 by 12 pm. Click HERE. 

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  • Projects in the Kansas City Community

    2016 Most Endangered List

    Every year Historic Kansas City publishes the Most Endangered List to raise awareness and advocate for our city’s historic buildings and resources. Historic KC’s Most Endangered list is a non-exhaustive roster of notable places… 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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Welcome

Help Historic Kansas City celebrate amazing preservation projects by nominating a project to receive recognition at the “Be Inspired” celebration of preservation! Nominations are due February 28th, 2021 by 12 pm. Click 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 »

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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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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