Saturday, January 8, 2011

Arched Welcome

The homes in the Art District were developed by William Rockhill Nelson and is known as the Rockhill neighborhood.  He established the Kansas City Star newspaper and was also interested in urban development.  Nelson's name is of note on the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.  The Rockhill neighborhood, established in 1906, was the first neighborhood to be listed on both the National Register of the states list of Historical Sites and the Kansas City Historical Society.  Most of the homes were made from a local limestone quarry.  


Leif Hagen said...

That house is dreamy! I'd feel like a prince living in a castle like that one!

Randy said...

What a wonderful looking home. Nice shot!

CadillaC said...

This home is like a very very very small castle :)
Kansas city is very quite and calm city like in you're pictures ? :)
I am from Poland and I want to go to America so fast as it's possible :( :)
I added to watch Mrs regina :)
Greetings from Poland.

Jack said...

This is another gorgeous and unusual home, Regina. It has some similarities to the one you posted last Sunday. The stones are particularly large and rough.