Celebrate Old School Kansas City Mansion
A favorite blog series offers this look at a more elegant time in Kansas City history. Take a look:
When Midtown began to develop in the late 1800s, it was a posh residential area where well-to-do Kansas Citians built mansions to escape the crowded downtown. They settled along streets such as Broadway, Troost and Main. But by the 1920s, rapid development in the area and the streetcar lines along those major streets caused a rapid transition.