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Legislation #: 130848 Introduction Date: 10/31/2013
Type: Ordinance Effective Date: none
Sponsor: None
Title: Approving the Kansas City Register nomination for the “Heider-James Residence” located at 4212 Washington Street as required by Chapter 88-580-01-B of the Administrative Code of the City of Kansas City, Missouri. (250-S-120)

Legislation History
DateMinutesDescription
10/30/2013 Filed by the Clerk's office
10/31/2013 Referred to Planning, Zoning & Economic Development Committee
11/6/2013 Advance and Do Pass, Debate
11/7/2013 Passed

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ORDINANCE NO. 130848

 

Approving the Kansas City Register nomination for the “Heider-James Residence” located at 4212 Washington Street as required by Chapter 88-580-01-B of the Administrative Code of the City of Kansas City, Missouri. (250-S-120)

 

BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

Section1. That the Heider-James Residence located at 4212 Washington Street is hereby designated for inclusion in the Kansas City Register of Historic Places (H/O Overlay).

 

Section 2. That the location is more specifically described as follows:

 

South 49 feet Lot 11 also North 1/2 Vacated Alley South of & Adjacent, Edmund Prices Addition.

 

Section 3. That the Historic Preservation Commission determined that the ‘Heider-James Residence’ is eligible for inclusion in the Kansas City Register under Criterion A in the area of Ethnic History: African American as part of the historic resources of the Steptoe Neighborhood of Kansas City and that the house is a good example of a house related to the African American enclave in Steptoe.

 

Section 4. That German immigrant, Martin Heider, built the house that was subsequently bought by Arthur and Beatrice James and that Arthur James was the second African American master plumber in Kansas City and representative of the population of the African American community of Steptoe.

 

Section 5. That the City Council approves the nomination of the “Heider-James Residence”, located at 4212 Washington Street, for inclusion in the Kansas City Register of Historic Places.

 

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Approved as to form and legality:

 

 

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Nicole Rowlette

Assistant City Attorney