Despite Protests, Building Demolished On Kansas City’s Historic Film Row

Orion Pictures building / Photo Courtesy of Kansas City Star

The Orion Pictures building was demolished to make way for a three-level parking garage despite opposition by preservationists who said it was an integral part of the historic Film Row District. Philanthropist Shirley Helzberg said the $5 million garage was needed to provide parking for two other historic buildings she has redeveloped, the Webster House and the Vitagraph Film Exchange.

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