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American Architect & Building News, Oct. 15, 1887, Grace Church, KCMO (1)

This print is an architectural drawing of Grace Church, a Catholic church designed by architectural firm James and James. This drawing was an entry for the 1887 design competition for the church, although the entry chosen was Frederick Elmer Hill's, an architect in the New York firm McKim, Mead & White, and exists in Kansas City on 13th St. Beneath the architect's names in the bottom right-hand corner features the Latin phrase "IN HOC SIGNO VINCES" which translates to "In this sign thou shalt conquer".

American Architect & Building News, Oct. 15, 1887, Grace Church, KCMO (small)

This print is an architectural drawing of Grace Church, a Catholic church designed by architectural firm James and James. This drawing was an entry for the 1887 design competition for the church although the entry chosen was Frederick Elmer Hill's, an architect in the New York firm McKim, Mead & White, and exists in Kansas City on 13th St.

The American Architect and Building News - Apr. 9, 1887, The New England Building, KCMO

This drawing illustrates a street view of the New England Building located in downtown Kansas City designed by the architectural firm Bradlee, Winslow and Wetherell from Boston, Massachusetts. The building consists of seven stories and rendered in a Renaissance Revival style with ornate detailing on the facade, two-story oriel, stone masonry, and arched entryways. Kansas City also utilized the Renaissance Revival style in designing many downtown buildings.