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Kansas City City Hall

Identification

Kansas City City Hall
121875

Map

Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
steel
limestone
applied masonry
art deco

Usages

city hall

Facts

  • At more than 400 feet, this art deco municipal building dominates the Civic Center. Panoramic views of the city can be had from the observation deck on the 30th floor.
  • Several different marbles from France, Italy and Vermont were used for the interior spaces.
  • Major episodes in the city's history are depicted in a frieze of 16 panels directly above the sixth story. Sculptures on the building's exterior were done by C. P. Jennewein, Ulric H. Ellerhusen, and Walker Hancock. The city's seal can be found in the lobby floor.

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Location

414 East 12th Street
64106
Civic Center
Kansas City
Missouri
U.S.A.

Technical Data

520.01 ft
442.92 ft
442.92 ft
30
1935
1937
2008

Involved Companies

Wight & Wight
general contractor, landscape architect, mechanical engineering, structural engineering

2008

J. C. Phelan Company

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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