Kansas City in Jackson County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Scarritt Point Neighborhood
By late 1890's, Kansas City began its third major boom and industry expanded into residential neighborhoods. To escape the encroaching commercial activity, parks and boulevards were built east of downtown, near the old Scarritt homestead. This new area is now known as the Scarritt Point Neighborhood.
Erected by Scarritt Renaissance.
Location. 39° 6.387′ N, 94° 32.766′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is on Gladstone Boulevard near Independence Avenue (U.S. 24), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kansas City MO 64124, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Independence Boulevard (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Independence Boulevard (approx. ¼ mile away); Gladstone Boulevard Bridge over Anderson Avenue (approx. 0.4 miles away); Founders of Children's Mercy Hospital (approx. 0.4 miles away); Scarritt Point (approx. ¾ mile away); Ms. Myra Taylor (approx. 1.3 miles away); Kansas City Call (approx. 1.3 miles away); Roy Wilkins (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
Also see . . . Scarritt Renaissance. (Submitted on March 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 262 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.