Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Korean War Memorial Unveiling at Washington Square Park

A new memorial to the Korean War has been installed in Washington Square Park downtown. The dedication and unveiling was Wednesday afternoon. These shots are from right after the unveiling, with the final one being a picture of Mayor of KCMO…
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

View of Downtown KC From Hospital Hill

Five shots from Tuesday night 9/27/11 in the Hospital Hill area near downtown, at about 22nd & Locust. You can find a bit of a homeless presence in the small park where I took these from just north down the hill from Children's Mercy. …
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Former Katz/Osco Drug at Westport Rd and Main

I took a few shots Saturday afternoon of the former Katz Drug/Osco Drug at the corner of Westport Rd and Main in KCMO. I dwell not far away and heard they were going to be doing something with this building. As long as it's not torn down for…
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Inside the Kauffman Center’s Brandmeyer Great Hall at Dusk

I'm performing some photo work for contractors on the construction of the Kauffman Center building, taking shots of their work for their company portfolios. Last night I was attempting to grab some evening/dusk pics of some of the light fixtures…
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Kauffman Center Opening Night Exterior Photos

Ten shots of the new Kauffman Center in Kansas City lit up on its opening night, Friday, September 16, and one shot at the end showing construction progress in November 2009.
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

IOU USA Shipping Container Art in Kansas City – Part Two

Second of my photoblog posts showing shots of the IOU/USA shipping container temporary art display on city park land across from the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. Click here for my previous posting of photos. …
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Kauffman Center Civic Dedication

I did the Kauffman Center's event photography for Tuesday morning's Civic Dedication. Sunday is a big open house event. The Civic Dedication's speakers included Mayor Sly James, Missouri Governor Jay Nixon, Jane Chu, CEO of the Kauffman Center,…
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Penn Valley Memorial Park

I snapped this a couple weeks ago from Penn Valley Memorial Park near the IOU/USA container art display when I was gathering shots there.
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Kauffman Center One Week Prior to Opening

Taken Saturday evening 9/10/11, one weekend prior to the grand opening events of the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City MO.
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Red Friday Lighting Scheme at the Kauffman Center

One of my awesome insider tipsters texted letting me know that the Kauffman Center's exterior flood lights were reddening the new edifice on Friday night. The Kauffman Center will be having its grand opening next weekend.
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Photo Tip for TKC Commenters from 12th and Wyandotte

Lollygagging around this area the other afternoon... Protip to one or two dopes in the comments sections of my favorite Kansas City blogger Tony's Kansas City that there's no special "star filter" for when the sun shines…
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Drive To Downtown Chronicled From Inside My Car

A drive to downtown Kansas City, which included parking a few times to take pictures. Monday night, Sept 5 '11. After all this time I finally made a Facebook Fan Page for my pics CLICK HERE. Like I'm saying in my own FB newsfeed, click like…
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Highway Underpass Near 16th & Central

Photo plans involving some others on Saturday evening got changed, so I wound up taking pics of this little Twentieth Century urban modernist remnant from hell, along Central Street downtown between 14th and 16th Streets. I used my wide angle…
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Shipping Container Art Installation Across from KC Federal Reserve

Four shots of the temporary conceptual art installation by John Salvest in Penn Valley Memorial Park that happens to be across from the Kansas City branch of the Federal Reserve. Made of shipping contrainers, it spells out USA and IOU. Article…
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side - Shots from Wednesday night 8/31 of the old Switzer School and West Junior High in the West Side neighborhood of Kansas City, as seen from the 20th and Summit side. Looking on the…
Abandoned Switzer School and West Jr. High in the West Side

Phoenix Jazz Club Building at 8th and Central

On Saturday evening I did a photo job for one of this building's co-owners getting some shots from 8th and Central of the building with the Phoenix Jazz Club at the corner, downtown Kansas City, MO.