Huron Building

Year(s) Listed:
Location Class:
Built: 1922 | Abandoned: N/A
Historic Designation: National Register of Historic Places (July 5, 1984) Register of Historic Kansas Places (February 25, 1984)
Status: Demolished (1999)
Contributor: Kansas Preservation Alliance

Featured Image Credit to : Missouri Valley Special Collections, Kansas City Public Library, Kansas City, Missouri.

Huron Building 1922-24 North 7th Street Trafficway, Kansas City, Kansas

W. S. Frank (St. Louis), Architect J. G. Braecklein, Associate Architect Kansas City, Kansas Historic Landmark: June 28, 1983 Register of Historic Kansas Places: February 25, 1984 National Register of Historic Places: July 5, 1984 (Demolished by order of the Unified Government Board of Commissioners, 1999.) (Parcel No. 904306)


Midland’s largest job in this area was the 1999 implosion of the 12-story Huron Building in Kansas City, Kan. — once the tallest building in Kansas. Mayor Carol Marinovich pressed the button igniting the 292 charges of plastic explosives that brought the building down.

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