Kansas City Livestock Exchange Building

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Description

Photograph with side and front view of the Livestock Exchange Building, located just west of the intersection of 16th Street and Genessee Street. "Construction began in 1909 and the building was finished in 1911--a nine story, brick faced structure of reinforced concrete, fronting 250 feet on Genessee street at 16th, with three wings extending 126 feet to the west. It was the largest livestock exchange building in the world and one of the largest office structures in Kansas at that time" ("75 Years of Kansas City Livestock Market History," p. 12, [MVSC Q 338.17 K16S].

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Modern Location
1600 Genessee Street
Kansas City, MO
Neighborhood
Collection Title, Call or Box Number
General Collection, P1, Buildings—Livestock Exchange, #6
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Digital Object Identifier
10000386