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Kansas City

2014 was a great year for Kansas City. Last year Kansas City was brought into the national spotlight and it continues to shine. First and foremost the success of the Kansas [...]

KIETZMAN URBAN HOMES

DEVELOPING BEACON HILL with ARCHITECT and BUILDER – RANDY AND JANE KIETZMAN I met Randy and Jane Kietzman when they were selling their home on the Westside. A [...]

Beacon Hill

Beacon Hill is located between Troost Avenue and the Paseo between 24th and 27th streets.  It covers almost 90 acres with panoramic views of downtown and is walking [...]

Knuckleheads Saloon

As many of you know Knuckleheads is my favorite clubs in Kansas City.  It’s located at 2715 Rochester in the East Bottoms and the easiest way to get there is to go [...]

History of 20 Janssen Place

20 Janssen Place was build by William Pickering of the Pickering Lumber Company in 1910.  This Italiante Revival style house has approximately 7700 square feet of living [...]

2013 Squire Park Homes Tour

Tomorrow, Saturday the 5th is the 2013 Squire Park Neighborhood Homes Tour.  Six of the neighborhood’s historic homes will be open from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. [...]

Armour Boulevard

Armour Boulevard runs between Broadway and the Paseo at 35th street and divides North Hyde Park and Central Hyde Park between Gillham and Troost . This once historic [...]

The Restoration of 20 Janssen Place

  Eric and Jane Piper bought 20 Janssen Place in July 2011 and moved into the house in March of 2013 after the renovation of the attic and part of the second floor had [...]