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Keep Out! The Pursuit to Catalog Architectural Afterlife

  • Blip Roasters 1101 Mulberry Street Kansas City, MO, 64101 United States (map)
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Guide : Irving Jackelman

Time: 8:30pm

Location: General Information Booth Outside Blip Roasters 

Age: 18 & Up

Description: Step into the dark side of historical preservation and discover the hidden history of a secret society of exploration. The identity of a city sometimes is lost and forgotten as iconic structures fall by the way side to make room for new expansion. Journey into the shadows as you learn about a unique subculture of historian enthusiastic adventurers and the community at large all over the world. This society aims to uncover the lost mysteries of the past and document the forgotten city, before it is gone. For those who are bold, for those who thirst, for those who don’t always play by the rules, we welcome you.

Historic Architecture Protection Society

The Historic Architecture Protection Society (or HAPS) specializes in locating, documenting, protecting, and supporting building restorations or re-purposing. Historical buildings exist all over Kansas City that are often forgotten or lost to our local community. Consequentially those structures uniquely significant stories are often destroyed by vandals or crumble due to lack of care, HAPS is here to document these important spaces before they are gone.


Earlier Event: April 26
The Disappearance of Turkey Creek
Later Event: April 27
Diversion Tunnel