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Smyser House

Picture of property 931 Buffum Ave
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 2009-05-21

Architect: Hembree, Charles, F./Builder
Category: single dwelling; transportation

Built in 1919, the Smyser House is a good example of a bungalow residence and also represents the middle-income socio-economic lifestyle of two early nineteenth-century Wichita businessmen. As Wichita prospered after World War I, the land on the banks of the Big and Little Arkansas Rivers became highly desirable for new residences. These houses, including 931 Buffum, were typically built in the newly fashionable Craftsman style of architecture. Property owner Ray Popkess chose a modest Craftsman design on a one-story plan and hired Wichita carpenter Charles F. Hembree to build it. The house is named for longtime property owners Lydia Smyser and her son Clyde, a well-known West Side businessman who participated in civic, church, and fraternal affairs.

St. Mark Church

Picture of property 19230 West 29th Street North
Colwich (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 1991-05-01

Architect: Rev. Bernard Drath; Mr. Dumont
Category: religious facility

Stackman Court Apartments

Picture of property 1207 Franklin Avenue
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 1991-11-29

Architect: Glenn Thomas
Category: multiple dwelling

Stearman Hangar (Building Number Nine)

Picture of property McConnell Air Force Base
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in State Register 1982-08-21

Architect: Not listed
Category: air-related

Steinbuchel House

Picture of property 1905 Park Place
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in State Register 1992-11-07

Architect: Terry & Hayward
Category: single dwelling

Sternberg (William) House

Picture of property 1065 North Waco
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 1989-05-24

Architect: Not listed
Category: single dwelling

Stoner Apartment Building

Picture of property 938-940 N Market
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 2007-04-04

Architect: Fred C. McCune
Category: multiple dwelling

The Stoner Apartment Building was designed by Wichita architect, Fred G. McCune and built in 1909 by the Wichita contracting firm, Wenzel Contracting Company. The two-story brick building is nominated for its architecture as an example of early Wichita multi-family apartment buildings. The property also has galleried porches and landscaping elements typical of the style.

Sunnyside Elementary School

Picture of property 3003 E. Kellogg
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 2011-01-18

Architect: Lorentz Schmidt
Category: vacant/not in use; school

In 1912, Wichita boasted 20 public school buildings, but by 1916, there were not enough buildings to accommodate the city’s growing population. Among the neighborhoods in need of an elementary school was the Sunnyside Addition, which stretches from Kellogg on the north to Gilbert on the south, and from Hillside on the east to Dixon on the west. The school district hired local architect Lorentz Schmidt and the firm Vandenburg and Pauley to construct the building. Construction was completed in early 1917, and additions were added in 1920 and 1923. The growing neighborhood was impacted by the expansion of Kellogg Avenue in 1955, and as traffic increased, it was no longer possible for pedestrians to safely cross Kellogg. In 1977, the highway was expanded to six lanes and safety dictated that a pedestrian walkway be constructed to allow students and others to cross Kellogg near Sunnyside School. Despite strong opposition from the neighborhood, Sunnyside School closed in 1996. It was nominated as part of the “Historic Public Schools of Kansas” multiple property listing for its association with local education and its architecture.

Topeka-Emporia Historic District

Picture of property Roughly N. Topeka and Emporia Aves. bet. 10th and 13th Sts.
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 2004-08-04

Architect: Not listed
Category: multiple dwelling; single dwelling

US Post Office and Federal Building

Picture of property 401 North Market
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 1989-07-18

Architect: James Wetmore; Louis Simon
Category: courthouse; government office; post office

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