Kansas City Old School Faith Life Documented

As the nation mourns and some hipsters attack a legendary American preacher, here's a look at a Kansas City faith tradition:

A block dominated by churches in Old Westport

A recent historical survey of Westport suggested that the Our Lady of Good Counsel Church on this block of the Valentine neighborhood might be a candidate for the historic register. The church, and the rest fo the block, help tell the story of how churches followed their congregations as residential development moved from downtown to the south in the early 1900s.