Plaza Branch | Tuesday, January 30 | 6:30 p.m.
Chuck Marohn, founder of the nonprofit Strong Towns, launches the new Making a Great City series with a critical look at how we build our cities and towns – in Kansas City and elsewhere.
Memories are made at the Library each day. Our staff reminisced about some of the stories and anecdotes from the past year that they felt stood out as unique and special.
On January 21, 1879, the Kansas Senate passed a resolution that approved the annexation of Kansas City, Missouri. The Missouri legislature refused to adopt a corresponding resolution, however, and this attempt to incorporate Kansas City into Kansas went nowhere. Interestingly, it was just one of several attempts in the nineteenth century to annex Kansas City to Kansas.