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Location DB > United States > Missouri > Kansas City > The Jones Store
 Name
The Jones Store
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 Database Info
created by peterbillionaire on 8/14/2005 8:56 PM
last modified by Emperor Wang on 7/8/2006 4:57 AM
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This location has been labeled as Demolished, and therefore can be viewed by anyone.
 Overview
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 Basic Information
Type: Building
Status: Demolished
Accessibility: gone.......
Recommendation: if you like empty lots, sure
 Physical Information
Address
12th and Main
Kansas City, Missouri
United States
Owner:
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  •  Hazards
  • asbestos
  • rust
  • unsafe flooring
  • flooding
  • water
  • air quality
  •  Interesting Features
    It will all be gone in a very few days.
     Security Measures
     Historical Dates
    Built: 1958
    Closed: 2000
     Required Equipment
  • flashlight
  • breathing mask
  • gloves
  • head protection
  • long pants / sleeves
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     History
    The Jones Store Company, founded in 1887 in Stafford, Kan., by Mr. and Mrs. J. Logan Jones, began business in the Kansas City area in 1890 near 5th and Minnesota, Kansas City, Kansas.

    The store moved across the river to 6th and Main in 1895 and four years later it was destroyed by fire. The final move was to 12th and Main.

    Employees in 1902 ranged from 700 during the quiet period to 1,200 during the busy season.

    By the late 1930s Jones had grown to be Kansas City's largest department store, despite its antiquated building. A multimillion-dollar remodeling and expansion project was completed in 1958.
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     Future Plans
    soon to become a 20 story condo tower /parking garage
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    peterbillionaire's gallery
    Sun, Aug 14th, 2005
    posted by peterbillionaire
    28 pictures
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    sad
    Sun, Sep 25th, 2005
    posted by Reverend Hearse
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    Beware!
    Tue, Feb 6th, 2007
    posted by Gringo Loco
    1 pictures
     


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     Validation
    This location's validation is current. It was last validated by Emperor Wang on 2/6/2007 4:53 AM.

     Latest Changes
  • on Feb 6 07 at 4:53, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Feb 6 07 at 4:00, Gringo Loco updated gallery Beware!
  • on Feb 6 07 at 3:59, Gringo Loco added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Feb 6 07 at 3:53, Gringo Loco updated gallery Beware!
  • on Feb 6 07 at 3:52, Gringo Loco added some pictures to a gallery
  • on Feb 6 07 at 3:51, Gringo Loco created a new gallery
  • on Jul 8 06 at 4:57, Emperor Wang validated this location
  • on Jul 8 06 at 4:57, Emperor Wang changed the following: Display Name
  • on Sep 25 05 at 8:35, Reverend Hearse changed the following: Status, Accessibility, Recommendation, Future Plans
  • on Sep 25 05 at 8:32, Reverend Hearse updated gallery picture JonesStoreDemolition_018_edited.sized
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