In honor of Veteran’s Day, here are some night shots of the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City.  Dedicated in 1926, the Liberty Memorial is an Egyptian Revival limestone memorial dedicated to the soldiers who perished in World War I that stands tall on a hill near Union Station and Crown Center. Since December 2006, the […]

The Kansas City Star suggested that the gathering of an estimated 800,000 fans attending the World Series victory parade earlier today might have been the largest gathering in Kansas City history.  For a metro area the size of Kansas City (around 2 million), 800,000 is an amazing turnout! A gathering of 800,000 is more than: the […]

Kansas City’s Union Station is a beaux-arts-style building built in the early 1900s at a cost of $6 million.  From its opening in 1914 until air transportation picked up in the 1950s, Union Station was one of Kansas City‘s most critical transportation hubs for more than 40 years, with especially strong rail passenger traffic years […]

While my daughter practiced at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts earlier this week, I snuck off to take a few night shots of downtown Kansas City.  Dedicated in 1926, the Liberty Memorial is an Egyptian Revival limestone memorial dedicated to the soldiers who perished in World War I that stands tall on a […]

While I didn’t grow up in Kansas City, I’m happy to now call it home.  Among its other charms, Kansas City has more fountains than any city in the world except Rome, Italy (more than 100) and is officially known as the City of Fountains. It’s long been a dream of mine to visit and photograph all of […]