Posts Tagged ‘Midwest’

The Boller Brothers

For nearly half a century, you couldn’t throw a film canister without hitting a Boller Brothers theater. St. Joseph native Carl Boller set up his architecture firm in Kansas City in 1905, bringing his younger brother Robert into the business the following year. By the end of that decade, they were nationally renowned for building everything from elaborate theatrical palaces to small town cinemas.

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Follow Loey

Most people on the coasts know about Kansas City’s musical heritage. They’ve heard about the barbecue. They have a vague recollection that someone once told them it’s a nice town. But it’s still a “flyover,” one of the places they see from the airplane window while traveling between New York and L.A. The idea that this Midwestern city

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