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Gladstone Boulevard Bridge over Anderson Avenue

 
 
Gladstone Boulevard Bridge over Anderson Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2013
1. Gladstone Boulevard Bridge over Anderson Avenue Marker
Inscription.

Designed by David A. Miles, the Gladstone Boulevard Bridge was erected by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company in 1897 under the direction of Joseph W. Hoover for $16,000.

A major rehabilitation and restoration project was completed in 2003, which retrained the character of the 60-foot long iron arch span supported on massive stone masonry abutments. The original exterior arches, stairs, retaining walls and handrail were restored. New decorative lights and benches were installed to reflect the essence of the original structure.
 
Erected by Kansas City, Missouri Board of Parks and Recreation Commissioners.
 
Location. 39° 6.708′ N, 94° 32.738′ W. Marker is in Kansas City, Missouri, in Jackson County. Marker is at the intersection of Gladstone Boulevard and Anderson Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Gladstone Boulevard. 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. Founders of Children's Mercy Hospital (a few steps from this marker); Scarritt Point (approx. 0.4 miles away); Scarritt Point Neighborhood (approx. 0.4
Gladstone Boulevard Bridge over Anderson Avenue Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., February 15, 2013
2. Gladstone Boulevard Bridge over Anderson Avenue Marker
Looking SW across Gladstone Boulevard
miles away); Independence Boulevard (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Independence Boulevard (approx. half a mile away); Holy Rosary's Bell Tower Cross (approx. 1.5 miles away); Ms. Myra Taylor (approx. 1.7 miles away); Kansas City Call (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kansas City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Gladestone Boulevard Bridge. (Submitted on March 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. George E. Kessler and Gladstone Boulevard. (Submitted on March 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Bridges & ViaductsMan-Made Features
 
Image of Gladstone Boulevard Bridge over Anderson Avenue on Marker image. Click for full size.
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3. Image of Gladstone Boulevard Bridge over Anderson Avenue on Marker
Gladstone Boulevard Bridge over Anderson Avenue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr.
4. Gladstone Boulevard Bridge over Anderson Avenue
Re-named in honor of the Founders of Children's Mercy Hospital
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 229 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 25, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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