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4.19.14, Park Entrance @ 66th & Swope Parkway
  • The City of Kansas City, Missouri Parks and Recreation announces the appointment of Anna Marie Tutera as the new executive director of the Kansas City Museum at Corinthian Hall. #KCParks
  • Throwback Thursday: Southmoreland Park c. 1938 featuring Roque Courts. In honor of William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday, a #TBT of Southmoreland Park, home of Heart of America Shakespeare Festival. #kcparks
  • Last-days-of-Winter walk#latergram #kesslerpark #kcparks #vscocam #vsco #vscogram
  • Escaped from work for a walk around the #countryclubplaza. #kansascity #instakc #igkansascity #plaza #brushcreek #midwestmoment
  • A beautiful dog and Dogwood in #kcparks Loose Park #woofoutwednesday
  • 4.19.14, Swope Park Pool (@ 67th & Lewis Road). Opened in 1941. In 1951, the Kansas City municipal government was sued by the NAACAP  when three black Kansas Citians were denied access to the pool. The pool would remain segregated until 1954...
  • This dog is perched on the forbidden ledge, assuming an almost guard-like role. We feel protected. Photo by John Coler.
  • Polar bear feet caught in a splash