Architecture Resources on the Internet

American Institute of Architects
A website for the local chapter of the American Institute of Architects which features the Kansas City association and its activities.

American Landscape and Architectural Design, 1850-1920
The Kansas City portion of the Library of Congress American Memory Project primarily "before" and "after" pictures of the Paseo.

Built in America: Historic American Buildings Survey / Historic American Engineering Record, 1933-Present
The Kansas City portion of the survey, an effort to make the drawings, photographs, and written histories of the Library of Congress' most heavily used collection available on the Web. Digitization of these materials is in progress, so if you don't find what you're looking for, check back regularly.

Famous Buildings of Kansas City
The Emporis site gives detailed information on architecture and tall buildings in Kansas City and other cities worldwide.

George Kessler
Extensive site detailing the life and career of the noted landscape architect and city planner responsible for Kansas City's parks and boulevard system.

Historic Kansas City Foundation
Organization dedicated to the preservation of historic buildings that offers tours, educational opportunities, and information on architectural preservation.

Historic Preservation Office
Unit of Kansas City government responsible for administering the Landmarks Ordinance and for dealing with other preservation issues. Includes a list of buildings on the Kansas City Register of Historic Places.

Library of Congress American Memory Project
Includes nine collections covering architecture and engineering, architecture and interior design, architecture and landscaping, maps, photographs, etc.

Missouri Historic Preservation Office
The Missouri Historic Preservation Office, part of the Missouri Department of Natural Resources, features preservation efforts in the state of Missouri.

National Register of Historic Places, Jackson County, Missouri
Jackson County, Missouri, properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
The National Trust for Historic Preservation advocates historic preservation on a national level.

Neighborhood Groups
An online gateway to the various neighborhood associations in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

State Historical Society of Missouri
The State Historical Society of Missouri subject page for architecture identifies Kansas City and state-wide collections.