homes http://kcur.org en Prairie School Style Architecture In Kansas City http://kcur.org/post/prairie-school-style-architecture-kansas-city <p>Kansas City architect Clarence Shepard was deeply influenced by <a href="http://www.prairieschoolarchitecture.com/">Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie School Style</a> when he designed more than 600 homes and churches in the region a century ago.</p><p>Shepard was a native of New York, grew up in Clay Center, Kan., and came to work in Kansas City at the beginning of the 20th&nbsp;century for the Kendall Co. and the J.C. Nichols Co., among others.</p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 15:02:39 +0000 Gina Kaufmann, Matthew Long-Middleton & Sylvia Maria Gross 59359 at http://kcur.org Prairie School Style Architecture In Kansas City KC Region New Home Building Booms 30 Percent In First Quarter http://kcur.org/post/kc-region-new-home-building-booms-30-percent-first-quarter <p></p><p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Housing construction is showing a 30 percent gain in the first quarter in the Kansas City region, compared with the same period of 2012.The reference is to permits for residential building&nbsp; and amounts to 832 single family houses. There were 640 in the first three months of last year.</span></p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 23:09:02 +0000 Dan Verbeck 35974 at http://kcur.org KC Region New Home Building Booms 30 Percent In First Quarter New Houses Shrinking By Request http://kcur.org/post/new-houses-shrinking-request <p>As the economy drags, <strong>the size of homes is diminishing</strong>… and it’s <strong>by consumer demand</strong>. Tue, 19 Mar 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Beth Lipoff & Suzanne Hogan 33718 at http://kcur.org New Houses Shrinking By Request