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Event:
  Kingshighway Commission chartered
Brief Description:  The Kingshighway Commission was created as a result of former Mayor Rolla Wells┬┤ desire to create an "attractive boulevard and pleasure drive" that would stretch the entire length of the city, linking Forest Park with O┬┤Fallon Park on the north and Tower Grove and Carondelet Parks to the south. Kansas City architect George Kessler was hired to supervise the project.
Year:  1902
Decade:  1900 - 1909
Beginning Date:    1902


People
Kessler, George


Reference
St. Louis: The Evolution of an American Urban Landscape

 

 

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