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Kansas City Power & Light Building

106 West 14th Street, 1330 Baltimore Avenue
Kansas City MO United States

Status:built
Construction Dates
  Began1930
  Finished1931
Floor Count34
Floor Area21,526 m²
Building Uses
 - office
Structural Types
 - highrise
Architectural Style
 - art deco
 - neo-gothic
Materials
 - limestone

 Heights ValueSource / Comments 
Roof481 ft

Description
*landmark*

- Includes a 97' high "pillar" which changes 4 colors, red, white, amber, and green

- Was Missouri's tallest building when completed

- Observation balconies are found at the 32nd floor

- The west wall has no windows, this is because a twin was proposed, but fell through with the hit of the Great Depression

- Kansas City Power and Light no longer occupies the building, having moved in 1992 to the 1201 Walnut Highrise

- Tallest Building in Missouri for 45+ years

- Main entrance is 865ft above sea level

- Eastern side is 862ft above sea level

- Northern side is 872ft above sea level

- Western side is 866ft above sea level

- Eastern side is 130.5' wide

- Southern side is 100' wide

- Architect: Hoit, Price & Barnes

Links:
http://www.kclibrary.org/sc/architecture/profiles/kcpower&light.htm

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