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Historic Hotels and Theaters of Downtown Kansas City, Missouri Walking Tour

Created by Clio Admin on July 15th 2018, 6:58:57 pm.

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This brief walking tour includes stops at over a dozen historic hotels and theaters, including those that continue to operate and some that have been lost to time or repurposed. 12th Street was the center of Kansas City's entertainment district in the 1920s, and this tour includes several of the leading theaters and hotels of the early 1900s when jazz was king and prohibition was scarcely enforced thanks. Given Kansas City's reputation as a "wide-open" town, this district was home to numerous theaters, social clubs, and entertainment venues in the 1920s and 1930s.