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Warner Plaza, Both sides of Warner Plaza between Main & Warwick, Kansas City, Jackson County, MO



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Item Title
BWPhotos 211313

Location
Both sides of Warner Plaza between Main & Warwick, Kansas City, MO

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS MO-1893
Building/structure dates: 1926 initial construction
Building/structure dates: 1990 demolished
Significance: The Warner Plaza apartment development demonstrates an extensive, early innovative approach to multi-unit residential planning. It is a significant representation of the impact of the City Beautiful movement and the Parks and Boulevards Plan. of the development of rapid transit networks, and of the impact of post-World War I population increases on urban development patterns, housing preferences, and design in Kansas City.

Subjects
Building Deterioration
War (World War I)
Apartment Houses


Related Names
Gornall, Robert F.
McCanles Building Company
McCanles, Guy H.
Hall, Cliff, Photographer
Schwenk, Sarah Fullerton, Historian


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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