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Kansas City Star Printing and Distribution Plant

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dc.coverage.spatial Site: Kansas City, Missouri, United States en_US
dc.coverage.temporal 2003-2006 (creation) en_US
dc.creator Austin Company en_US 2003-2006 en_US 2012-12-20T14:56:46Z 2012-12-20T14:56:46Z 2003-2006 en_US
dc.identifier 177752 en_US
dc.identifier.other archrefid: 1955 en_US
dc.description North end, west elevation of the production room, detail; Knight Ridder's ownership legacy of the newspaper is a massive $199 million, two-block long, glass-enclosed printing and distribution plant on the northeast side (16th and McGee Streets) of the Star's landmark red brick headquarters at 1729 Grand Avenue. The plant began printing in June 2006. It took nearly four years to build, and is considered a major part of the effort to revitalize downtown Kansas City. The plant contains four 60 foot high presses; the glass exterior allows passersby to watch the presses at work. On June 4, 2006, the first edition of the Star came out from the new presses with a major redesign in the sections and the logo. Source: Wikipedia; (accessed 7/7/2010) en_US
dc.format.medium steel; glass en_US
dc.rights © Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc. en_US
dc.subject architectural exteriors en_US
dc.subject business, commerce and trade en_US
dc.subject engineering and industry en_US
dc.subject manufacturing en_US
dc.subject Newspapers en_US
dc.subject Printing presses en_US
dc.subject news en_US
dc.subject daily papers en_US
dc.subject news agencies en_US
dc.subject Twenty-first century en_US
dc.title Kansas City Star Printing and Distribution Plant en_US
dc.title.alternative Kansas City Star Press Pavilion en_US
dc.type image en_US
dc.rights.access Licensed for educational and research use by the MIT community only en_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode 1A1-ACA-KCSB-A4 en_US
vra.culturalContext American en_US
vra.technique construction (assembling) en_US
vra.worktype printing plant en_US
dc.contributor.display Austin Company (American architectural firm, renamed 1916) en_US

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