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Kansas City City Hall, 414 East Twelfth Street, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO



B&W Photos

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Item Title


Location
414 East Twelfth Street, Kansas City, MO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-266
Building/structure dates: 1937 initial construction
Significance: The City Hall is the tallest and most obvious of a three building construction program passed in 1931 by the people of Kansas City. The overall bond program was labeled the "Ten-Year-Plan," and offered the vision of stability, progress and faith in the future to counter the effects of the Great Depression. The building's architecture, though neo-classic or beaux-arts in plan and massing, introduces the elements of the moderne or art deco movement in its detail and ornament.

Subjects
City & Town Halls


Related Names
Wight & Wight
Pfuhl, Ervin
Cassell, William L.


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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