National Archives at Kansas City

Press Release: April 12, 2012

National Archives at Kansas City

Author Steve Paul to Discuss Architecture A to Z: An Elemental, Alphabetical Guide to Kansas City’s Built Environment at the National Archives

For More Information Contact:
Kimberlee Ried, 816-268-8072

Kansas City, (MO)…The National Archives at Kansas City will host Steve Paul on Thursday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. for a discussion of his book Architecture A to Z: An Elemental, Alphabetical Guide to Kansas City’s Built Environment. Paul will be available to sign copies of his book after the discussion. A 6:00 p.m. reception will precede the event.

With a keen and creative eye, Paul takes readers into scores of nooks and crannies and beneath the surface of well-known buildings, places and spaces. Through more than 200 photographs and detailed descriptions, he invites readers to look at our surroundings with a new awareness of history, detail and the endless variety and place-making influences of architecture.

Copies of Architecture A to Z: An Elemental, Alphabetical Guide to Kansas City’s Built Environment will be available for purchase via The Kansas City Store onsite. For more information or to make a reservation for this free event call 816-268-8010 or email kansascity.educate@nara.gov.

About the author
Steve Paul
has been a writer and editor at The Kansas City Star since 1975. A native of Boston and a graduate of the University of Missouri – Kansas City, he also has been actively engaged in Ernest Hemingway studies. He is co-editor of an essay collection about Hemingway's early years, War & Ink, forthcoming from Kent State University Press, and editor of Kansas City Noir, a collection of contemporary short fiction, to be published in November 2012 by Akashic Books.

The National Archives at Kansas City is one of 15 facilities nationwide where the public has access to Federal archival records. It is home to historical records dating from the 1820s to the 1990s created or received by Federal agencies in Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. For more information, call 816-268-8000, email kansascity.educate@nara.gov. or visit www.archives.gov/central-plains/kansas-city.

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