What was Columbus Park Like in its Heyday?

Jan 29, 2021 412

The mighty chime of church bells echoes through orderly rows of old brick buildings, some of them marked with now-faint hand-painted advertisements. There’s something about walking the streets of Kansas City’s Columbus Park that suggests the neighborhood has a storied past.

Whether it was an evening at Garozzo’s Ristorante, where Frank Sinatra tunes croon over patrons and passersby, or perhaps a portrayal of Kansas City gangsters on the latest bingeable TV series, curiousKC reader Brian McAree inquired: “What life was like in Columbus Park during its heyday?”

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SOURCE: https://www.flatlandkc.org/

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