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Kearney, Missouri

Watkins Woolen Mill

One of America's first planned communities is preserved in a state park.
Kansas City, Missouri

SubTropolis

The "World's Largest Underground Business Complex," a 55,000,000-square-foot city underneath Missouri.
Kansas City, Kansas

Huron Indian Cemetery

This sacred space and gathering spot for the Wyandot Nation has been the surrounded by controversy and confusion.
Kansas City, Missouri

Treasures of the Steamboat Arabia

Two hundred tons of pioneer artifacts were painstakingly recovered from a shipwreck at the bottom of the Missouri River.
Kansas City, Missouri

Charlie Parker Memorial

This giant green head remembers one of America's jazz giants.
Independence, Missouri

Independence Temple

This otherworldly church spire reaches up toward the heavens.
Kansas City, Missouri

Union Station Lamp Post Clock

This recently restored timepiece has stood all around Kansas City.
Kansas City, Missouri

Imperial Brewery

Undone by Prohibition, this abandoned brewery-turned-flour mill is now ready for its third act.
Independence, Missouri

Vaile Mansion

A remarkably opulent mansion with a tragic history.
Kansas City, Kansas

Sauer Castle

This Italianate Villa-style castle is pretty to look at, just keep off the private property.
Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Library's Giant Bookshelf

Community bookshelf of 25-foot-tall book spines.
Kansas City, Missouri

Laugh-O-Gram Studio

This Kansas City studio was home to Walt Disney's first animation business.
Independence, Missouri

The Bingham-Waggoner Estate

This mansion was made famous by its colorful cast of owners and location along the Sante Fe Trail.
Kansas City, Missouri

Kansas City Workhouse

This abandoned prison castle has become an imposing gallery of graffiti art.
Kansas City, Missouri

Prospero's Books

This unconventional used book store was once in the news for the surprising act of burning books.
Kansas City, Missouri

Country Club Plaza

The first car-centric shopping plaza in the U.S. brought a little bit of Spain to downtown Kansas City.
Kansas City, Missouri

Boy and Frog Fountain

A beloved, quirky little fountain featuring a large frog spitting water at a naked boy.
Kansas City, Missouri

Community Christian Church

A magnificent church designed by world-renowned architect, Frank Lloyd Wright.
Kansas City, Missouri

World's Largest Shuttlecocks

Four 18-foot-tall badminton shuttlecocks lie scattered about the lawn of a Kansas City museum.
Kansas City, Missouri

The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures

The world's largest collection of fine-scale miniatures and one the nation's largest collections of antique toys.