The State Historical Society’s Center for Missouri Studies at Kansas City will host a program Sept. 14th exploring the history and significance of the nationally renowned Hare and Hare landscape architecture firm.
The program will be at 6:30 pm at the American Institute of Architects - Kansas City, 1801 McGee St., Suite 100. There is a reception at 5:30 pm. Registration is appreciated but not required.
The program will feature a conversation between landscape historian Carol Grove and architectural historian and preservation consultant Cydney Millstein. Joan Stack, SHSMO’s curator of art collections, will moderate.
The father-and-son team of Sidney J. Hare (1860-1938) and S. Herbert Hare (1888-1960) founded the Kansas City-based architectural landscape firm of Hare and Hare in 1910. Sidney Hare worked as an assistant to George Kessler, one of the pioneers of landscape architecture and urban planning, when Kessler was designing Kansas City’s parks and boulevard system.Read More