This layer is a georeferenced raster image of the historic paper map entitled: Kansas City, Missouri, issued by Board of Park Commisssioners, Kansas City, Missouri ; Geo. E. Kessler, landscape architect, Fred Gabelman, chief draftsman; Jas. S Deakin, del.; W.I Ayres, [del]. It was published by Board of Park Commissioners in 1915. Scale [ca. 1:34,900]. Covers Kansas City and portions of Independence and Raytown, Missouri.
The image inside the map neatline is georeferenced to the surface of the earth and fit to the Missouri West State Plane Coordinate System NAD83 (in Feet) (Fipszone 2403). All map collar and inset information is also available as part of the raster image, including any inset maps, profiles, statistical tables, directories, text, illustrations, index maps, legends, or other information associated with the principal map.
This map shows features such as streets, boulevards, parkways, railroads, street car lines, city boundaries, park districts, parks, cemeteries, drainage, selected public buildings, and more.
This layer is part of a selection of digitally scanned and georeferenced historic maps from The Harvard Map Collection as part of the Imaging the Urban Environment project. Maps selected for this project represent major urban areas and cities of the world, at various time periods. These maps typically portray both natural and manmade features at a large scale. The selection represents a range of regions, originators, ground condition dates, scales, and purposes.