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The 12th Street Theater on 12th between McGee and Grand. It also operated as the Downtown Theater. It later was called The Esquire.

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Rieger's Distillery at 1531 Genesee in the West Bottoms.

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The Hotel Kansas Citian just south of 12th and Broadway, southwest corner, where the vacant lot is now. It was also called The Commonwealth Hotel at one time.

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Union Bus Terminal and Pickwick Hotel at 10th and McGee.

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Grand Avenue Bank at 18th and Grand, and Interstate Securities at 18th and McGee.

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The President ad is amazing.

"JUST OUT OF THE
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The Mark Twain Building was originally the Kansas City Athletic Club, and also was later the Continental Hotel, and also Hotel Kansas Citian for a short time.

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The Folly was once the Folly Burlesk or Folly Burlesque.

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The "Big Hair Store" at 1325 Main.

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Roof signs at 22nd and McGee.

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Wonder Motor Car Company advertisement.


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Copeland's was on the east side of Walnut south of 13th Street.

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Night signs on Baltimore south of 11th Street. The Italian Gardens sign can be seen on the right. 1960s.

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Acme Cleaning and Dyeing Company located near 27th and Main.

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Eddy's Nightclub on the SW corner of 13th and Baltimore. This club was operated by the family of former Kansas City council member Chuck Eddy. The Power & LIght Apartments are there now.

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Roof signs looking north on McGee south of 22nd street.

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Ah. Coca Cola owned that building before Western Auto moved in. It was a long time ago.

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Aladdin Hotel advertisement.

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The Pontiac sign on the corner of Pershing and Main.

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I wish everyone could have seen that gigantic Pontiac sign at night. It had a gazillion lights that would perform an impressive show in waves and flickers. People referred to its location as Signboard Hill. Thank you for posting a wonderful memory.

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