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The late afternoon sun casts bold shadows on the iconic Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in downtown, Kansas City, Missouri, at 16th and Broadway. The center is near the Power and Light Center, the Sprint Center and the Crossroads Arts District. The Kansas City Symphony, the Lyric Opera of Kansas City and the Kansas City Ballet perform in the center's performance venues. Moshe Safdie, an award-winning modernist, was lead architect. Others on the design team were acoustician Yasuhisa Toyota, theater consultant Richard Pilbrow, and engineering firm Arup. Local firm BNIM was the associate architect. Lead contractor was J.E. Dunn Construction Group of Kansas City. The 285,000-square foot (26,500 m2) structure was one of the most complex structures in the world to design and build and was under construction for nearly five years. The center’s exterior consists of two symmetrical half shells of vertical, concentric arches that open toward the south. Each shell houses one acoustically independent performance venue, although the backstage area is shared. The south façade of the Center is made entirely of glass., Watercolor art print of the skyline of Kansas City, Kansas, United States A vintage map showing the railroad routs in Kansas. ! Fireworks at a Memorial Day celebration. Celebration At The Station. Downtown Kansas City MO. 2013 (or) Dodge City, Ford Co., Kas. By L.H. Everts & Co. (188). Published by ''Philadelphia: L.H. Everts & Co". ! A beautiful sunset near the Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve on the Flint Hills of Kansas. Original image of a sunflower field in Kingman, Kansas, showing a close-up view of a sunflower with other sunflowers in the background — and the golden sunlight of dawn.. Kansas City's Union Station celebrates the city's baseball team postseason wins with blue lighting. Opened in 1914, Union Station serves Kansas City, Missouri, and the surrounding metropolitan area. In 1985, but then was restored, reopening in 1999 as a series of museums and other public attractions. In 2002, Union Station saw its return as a train station when Amtrak began providing public transportation services and has since become Missouri's second-busiest train station. The fountain, named for Henry Wollman Bloch, was a gift to the city in the name of the co-founder of H&R Block, Inc. It features 232 jets arranged in three concentric rings within an ellipse of black granite. A thin sheen of water on the flat granite creates a mirror to reflect the monumental architecture on either side. A computer choreographs an ever-changing pattern of display. On each hour and half-hour, a five-minute "high show" presents a celebration of water in movement. The fountain was designed by WET Design, the designers of the Bellagio fountains in Las Vegas. I took this picture in May of 2004 when the Kansas City area was hit by a record breaking tornado season. I stood on my front porch for hours in the rain trying to get a good lightning shot and it paid off. I hope you enjoy it.? This is a vintage map of Kansas produced in 1884. or The Rosedale Arch is dedicated to the citizens of Rosedale, who served in World War I. Rosedale is a neighborhood district and former municipality on the southern edge of Kansas City, Kansas. The Rosedale Arch was inspired by the Arc de Triomphe in Paris and was designed by John LeRoy Marshall, a Rosedale resident. The Arch, situated on Mount Marty, was dedicated in 1924. When lit at night, the arch is most easily visible from the intersection of Rainbow Boulevard and Southwest Boulevard. In 1993, a historic marker was dedicated under the arch to honor the soldiers of World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War. with Blue Light illuminates the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City. The original neoclassical museum building, opened in 1933, is on the right. The Bloch Building addition, to the left, opened in 2007. Both buildings are reflected in a pool in front. Underneath is a parking garage. The group of figures on the right in front of the Bloch Building is a bronze sculpture called "Rush Hour".. Even from a distance, Monument Rocks (also Chalk Pyramids) are an impressive geological feature. The rocks are a series of large chalk formations in Gove County, Kansas. The Monument Rocks formation was the first landmark chosen by the US Department of the Interior as a National Natural Landmark. The chalk formations reach a height of up to 70 ft. and include formations such as buttes and arches and are rich in fossils. They are estimated to have been formed 80 million years ago. On January 29, 2008, Monument Rocks and Castle Rock 31 miles to the east were jointly named as one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas. Monument Rocks plays an important role in the history of the Smoky Hill Valley area. The Butterfield Overland Despatch trail used Monument Rocks as a landmark to guide travelers through the region. Also, Ft. Monument was established nearby to protect the trail. These rocks are the remnants of the western Interior Niobrara seaway which extended from the present day Gulf of Mexico north through Canada....Kansas Country Cow's in a pasture with blue sky, grass, tree's and white cloud's shot out in a pasture in Kansas. Hereford, Angus, and Guernsey cow's ! Cattle in a Kansas Corn Corral, illustration from 'Harper's Weekly', 1888, from 'The Pageant of America, Vol.3', by Ralph Henry Gabriel, 1926 | by Frederic Remington | Art Location: Private Collection | American Artist | Image Collection Number: BAL126354. John Brown, abolitionist. with American School's Kish-Kal-Wa, a Shawnee Chief, illustration from 'The Indian Tribes of North America, Vol.1', by Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall, pub. by John Grant located at a Private Collection. The Kish-Kal-Wa, a Shawnee Chief, illustration from 'The Indian Tribes of North America, Vol.1', by Thomas L. McKenney and James Hall, pub. by John Grant was created around the 19th century.? A fountain in Kansas City In Kansas City, Missouri, six lane Main Street stretches out from the bottom right corner of the black and white photograph towards the misty skyscraper horizon in the distance. Tall black street lights line both sides of the wet multi-lane thoroughfare; one street light rises prominently from the middle of the bottom dividing the lower half of the frame. A dark sedan, below and left of center, drives perpendicular to the lanes of traffic creating a moment of intrigue in the cityscape. 35 mm, black & white photograph. Copyright © 2004 Claire E. Skinner. All rights reserved. , The Liberty Memorial is a memorial in Kansas City, Missouri, to the soldiers who died in World War I. Groundbreaking began on November 1, 1921, and the memorial was completed and dedicated on November 11, 1926. At night, the top of the 217-foot (66 m) tall memorial tower emits steam illuminated by bright orange lights. The Liberty Memorial, which is in Penn Valley Park, houses the official World War I museum of the United States, which opened to the public in December 2006. The building is designed in Beaux Arts Classicism and Egyptian Revival style of architecture with a limestone exterior. The Liberty Memorial is a National Historic Landmark and on the National Register of Historic Places....The iconic art deco building was built in Kansas City in 1931....Downtown Kansas City from Liberty Memorial Tower" by Catherine Sherman. You can climb the Liberty Memorial to get a great view of Kansas City, Missouri. Here Union Station is shown with the downtown skyline, including the four Bartle Hall Pylons on the left and the iconic Western Auto sign on the right. Opened in 1914, Union Station serves Kansas City, Missouri, and the surrounding metropolitan area. Closed for years, but it was restored, reopening in 1999 as a series of museums and other public attractions. In 2002, Union Station saw its return as a train station when Amtrak began providing public transportation services and has since become Missouri's second-busiest train station. If you look carefully you can see people sitting on the lawn in the foreground, where clouds cast shadows on the newly mowed grass. or The historic Western Auto Building (formerly the Building) in Kansas City, Missouri. (or) Downtown Kansas City ! Auguste Rodin's sculpture "The Thinker" muses about the huge shuttlecock, which has landed on the lawn of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Missouri, perhaps from some badminton game between giants. Rodin (1840–1917) of France is celebrated as the greatest sculptor since Michelangelo. His sculpture "The Thinker" was modeled in 1880 and has been cast many times. The sculpture at the Nelson-Atkins was cast in bronze in 1931. The shuttlecock is one of the four giant shuttlecock sculptures outside of the Nelson-Atkins Museum. The shuttlecocks, installed in 1994, are among the most popular works at The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. They were created by Claes Oldenburg and Coojse van Bruggen. This photograph in black and white is also available in color. ! Atop an unusual half cylinder building, a Western Auto sign dominates the skyline. Since the sign is not parallel to the flat side of the brick edifice, it draws attention to the structure's curved design. A decorative concrete railing angles across the foreground beginning in the lower left corner of the frame. Aside from a few much shorter buildings to the left of the Western Auto tower, the background is sky with a few clouds. 35 mm, black & white photograph. Copyright © 2004 Claire E. Skinner. All rights reserved. (or) An illustration of one of Kansas City's famous (or infamous) characters - Tom Pendergast. He was the behind the scenes political boss who ran Kansas City and ran the show for many years - making and breaking the careers of many politicians, including Harry Truman., Thousands of sunflowers glow at sunset in a Kansas field. The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is an annual plant native to the Americas, but it now grown around the world. The sunflower is the state flower of Kansas. It’s easy to see how the sunflower got its name with its petals that look like the rays of the sun. It also grows toward the sun. Sunflowers were domesticated around 1000 B.C. Francisco Pizarro found the Incan people venerating the sunflower as an image of their sun god. Gold images of the flower, as well as seeds, were taken back to Europe early in the 16th century. The plant has a rough, hairy stem and large coarsely toothed, rough leaves, and circular flower heads. The heads consist of many individual flowers which mature into seeds, often in the hundreds, on a receptacle base. All parts of the sunflower are useful as either food or fiber.. Located in Downtown Kansas City Missouri, Union Station is an amazing place to visit. Not matter if you are just visiting Kansas City or if you are a resident of the area. There are restaurants, coffee shops and gift shops that will give you plenty busy. My favorite time at Union Station is during, "Celebration At The Station," which is held every year to celebrate our veterans of the military....Thousands of sunflowers glow at sunset in a Kansas field. The sunflower is the state flower of Kansas. The sunflower (Helianthus annuus) is an annual plant native to the Americas, and it's easy to see where it got its name. It looks like a sun and also grows toward the sun. Sunflowers were domesticated around 1000 B.C. Francisco Pizarro found the Inca subjects venerating the sunflower as an image of their sun god. Gold images of the flower, as well as seeds, were taken back to Europe early in the 16th century. The plant has a rough, hairy stem and large coarsely toothed, rough leaves, and circular flower heads. The heads consist of many individual flowers which mature into seeds, often in the hundreds, on a receptacle base. All parts of the sunflower are useful as either food or fiber.. A shot of Big Boy 4014 going threw Black Wolf Kansas USA. With Smoke,Steam, and Tree's that's bright and colorful on a POSTER PRINT. That's on a Historical Day in Kansas. That was on 11-21-2019. + COPYRIGHT David R. Frazier / DanitaDelimont.com | US17 DFR0003.jpg | NA, USA, Kansas, Sunflower crop...You can delete the white stripes in the background, or change the bright red background color. All the text... title and both columns of the alphabetical list of the fifty states in the USA is customizable. There are other font styles. Customizable classroom poster featuring the 50 US States.. This vintage Cessna Aircraft company ad compares the classic 170 Cardinal to the great American sports car -- the Corvette. (or) Kansas State Insane Asylums, Topeka and Osawatomie. By Haskell & Wood Arch'ts.; L.H. Everts & Co. (188). Published by ''Philadelphia: L.H. Everts & Co"....Backyard Birds of Kansas Poster. This 18”x24” poster is a great way to get to get know the birds that visit your yard. This is the latest addition to my top selling poster lineup..