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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
Thematic Nomination: Historic Public Schools of Kansas

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
Thematic Nomination: Kansas Post Offices with Artwork



Union National Bank Building

Picture of property 104 S Broadway
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 2012-02-03

Architect: Vizthum and Burns
Category: commerce
Thematic Nomination: African American Resources in Wichita, KS

Built in 1926, the 14-story Union National Bank building is a classic example of a tall, concrete-framed, Chicago-style office building. The building was financed by the Edith Rockefeller McCormick Trust of Chicago, designed by K. M. Vitzthum and J. J. Burns Architects, and constructed by Wichita builder George Siedhoff. It took just eight months to complete the building at a cost of $200,000, and upon its completion it was the tallest building in Kansas. The building is particularly significant as the location of a student-led sit-in in 1958 at the Dockum Drug Store on the first floor. With support from the local NAACP chapter and leaders such as Chester Lewis and Vivian Parks, a group of young African Americans peacefully protested the drug store's discriminatory policies for three weeks. Their efforts convinced the Dockum company and the associated Rexall corporation to change their policies in stores throughout Kansas. Although rarely recognized, this protest inspired other sit-ins in Oklahoma City and across the country. The building is nominated for its architectural significance and as part of the "African American Resources of Wichita" multiple property nomination for its association with the 1958 sit-in.



University Hall

Picture of property 2100 University Avenue
Wichita (Sedgwick County)
Listed in National Register 1971-02-24

Architect: Proudfoot & Bird
Category: college



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