Architecture of Wichita, KS Photos

Wichita, KS retains many of its heritage buildings which have been enhanced by a few modern structures, plus street furniture & art. A signature sculpture for the city is the Keeper of the Plains (1974) by Blackbear Bosin at the confluence of the Arkansas & Little Arkansas Rivers.

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Keeper of the Plains sculpture at confluence of Arkansas & Little Arkansas Rivers framed by pedestrian suspension bridge. Wichita, KS.Pedestrian suspension bridge structure over Arkansas Rivers. Wichita, KS.Pedestrian suspension bridge structure over Arkansas Rivers beyond Keeper of the Plains sculpture. Wichita, KS.Keeper of the Plains steel sculpture by Blackbear Bosin. Wichita, KS.
Keeper of the Plains sculpture at confluence of Arkansas & Little Arkansas Rivers framed by pedestrian suspension bridge. Wichita, KS.Pedestrian suspension bridge structure (2007) over Arkansas Rivers. Wichita, KS. Architect: HNTB.Pedestrian suspension bridge structure (2007) over Arkansas Rivers beyond Keeper of the Plains sculpture. Wichita, KS.Keeper of the Plains steel sculpture (1974) by Blackbear Bosin. Wichita, KS.
Keeper of the Plains steel sculpture by Blackbear Bosin at confluence of Arkansas & Little Arkansas Rivers. Wichita, KS.Pedestrian suspension bridge structure over Arkansas Rivers beyond Keeper of the Plains sculpture. Wichita, KS.Pedestrian suspension bridge structure over Arkansas Rivers beyond Keeper of the Plains sculpture. Wichita, KS.Wichita Art Museum. Wichita, KS.
Keeper of the Plains steel sculpture (1974) by Blackbear Bosin at confluence of Arkansas & Little Arkansas Rivers. Wichita, KS.Pedestrian suspension bridge structure (2007) over Arkansas Rivers beyond Keeper of the Plains sculpture. Wichita, KS.Pedestrian suspension bridge structure (2007) over Arkansas Rivers beyond Keeper of the Plains sculpture. Wichita, KS.Wichita Art Museum (1970s & 2003) (1400 West Museum Blvd.). Wichita, KS. Architect: Edward Larrabee Barnes/Platt Assoc..
Spectre of Ancient Pathways sculpture by Steve Kestrel at Wichita Art Museum. Wichita, KS.Exploration Place science center. Wichita, KS.Epic Center by Platt, Adams, Braht, Bradley & Assoc. + 250 West Douglas Place. Wichita, KS.Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center. Wichita, KS.
Spectre of Ancient Pathways sculpture (1989) by Steve Kestrel at Wichita Art Museum. Wichita, KS.Exploration Place science center (1997-2000) (Museums on the River district). Wichita, KS. Architect: Moshe Safdie. Epic Center (1987) (301 North Main St.) by Platt, Adams, Braht, Bradley & Assoc. + 250 West Douglas Place (1969) (26 floors). Wichita, KS.Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center. Wichita, KS.
Spiral sculpture at Century II Convention Center. Wichita, KS.Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center. Wichita, KS.Hyatt Regency at Wichita Convention Center. Wichita, KS.Feather spiral sculptures by Vicki Scuri & Mark Spitzer on Douglas Street Bridge. Wichita, KS.
Spiral sculpture at Century II Convention Center. Wichita, KS.Century II Performing Arts & Convention Center (1969) (225 West Douglas Ave.). Wichita, KS.Hyatt Regency (1997) (17 floors) at Wichita Convention Center. Wichita, KS.Feather spiral sculptures (1995-2000) by Vicki Scuri & Mark Spitzer on Douglas Street Bridge. Wichita, KS.
Wichita Public Library. Wichita, KS.Former Wichita City Hall now Sedgwick County Historical Museum. Wichita, KS.Former Carnegie Library. Wichita, KS.250 West Douglas Place. Wichita, KS.
Wichita Public Library (late 1960s) (223 South Main St.). Wichita, KS.Former Wichita City Hall (1890-92) now Sedgwick County Historical Museum (204 S. Main). Wichita, KS. Architect: Proudfoot & Bird. On National Register. Former Carnegie Library (c1915) (220 S. Main). Wichita, KS. Architect: Anthony Allaire Crowell. On National Register.250 West Douglas Place (1969) (26 floors). Wichita, KS.
Garvey Center. Wichita, KS.One Main Place. Wichita, KS.Ground floor details of One Main Place. Wichita, KS.Sculpted cow & calf by Georgia Gerber on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.
Garvey Center (250 Douglas Place). Wichita, KS.One Main Place (aka Schweiter Building) (1911) (10 floors) (100 North Main St.). Wichita, KS. Architect: Richards, McCarty & Bulford.Ground floor details of One Main Place. Wichita, KS.Sculpted cow & calf (2000) by Georgia Gerber on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.
Sculpted girl playing hopscotch by Georgia Gerber on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.Sculpted boy pushing pedal car by Georgia Gerber on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.Sculpted girl riding scooter by Georgia Gerber in Reflection Square Park on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.Sculpted ice cream counter by Georgia Gerber in Reflection Square Park on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.
Sculpted girl playing hopscotch (2000) by Georgia Gerber on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.Sculpted boy pushing pedal car (2000) by Georgia Gerber on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.Sculpted girl riding scooter (2000) by Georgia Gerber in Reflection Square Park on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.Sculpted ice cream counter (2000) by Georgia Gerber in Reflection Square Park on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.
Sculpted child with ball fountain by Georgia Gerber in Reflection Square Park on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.Sculpted man playing guitar by Georgia Gerber in Reflection Square Park on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.Kress Building. Wichita, KS.Sculpture of foxes forcing ducks to top of newspaper boxes. Wichita, KS.
Sculpted child with ball fountain (2000) by Georgia Gerber in Reflection Square Park on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.Sculpted man playing guitar (2000) by Georgia Gerber in Reflection Square Park on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.Kress Building (1929) (5 floors) (224 East Douglas Ave.). Wichita, KS. Style: Gothic Revival. Architect: G.E. Mackay. On National Register.Sculpture of foxes forcing ducks to top of newspaper boxes. Wichita, KS.
Sculpture of fox with duck by Georgia Gerber on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.Westar Energy building. Wichita, KS.Douglas Building. Wichita, KS.INTRUST Bank Arena. Wichita, KS.
Sculpture of fox with duck (2000) by Georgia Gerber on Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.Westar Energy building (100 N. Broadway at Douglas). Wichita, KS.Douglas (former Union National Bank) Building (1926) (14 floors) (104 South Broadway St.). Wichita, KS. Style: Chicago School. Architect: Vizthum & Burns. On National Register.INTRUST Bank Arena (2009) (500 East Waterman St.). Wichita, KS. Architect: HOK Sport.
Finney State Office Building former Innes Department Store. Wichita, KS.Orpheum Theater. Wichita, KS.Crown of Orpheum Theater. Wichita, KS.Wichita Scottish Rite Masonic Center. Wichita, KS.
Finney State Office Building former Innes Department Store (1927) (7 floors) (230 East William St.). Wichita, KS.Orpheum Theater (1922) (7 floors) (200 North Broadway). Wichita, KS. Architect: Eberson & Weaver. On National Register.Crown of Orpheum Theater. Wichita, KS.Wichita Scottish Rite Masonic Center (1908) (332 East 1st St. North). Wichita, KS. On National Register.
Tower atop Wichita Scottish Right Center. Wichita, KS.Portal of Wichita Scottish Right Center. Wichita, KS.Old Town Warren theater. Wichita, KS.Streetscape along Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.
Tower atop Wichita Scottish Right Center. Wichita, KS.Portal of Wichita Scottish Right Center. Wichita, KS.Old Town Warren theater. Wichita, KS.Streetscape along Douglas Street. Wichita, KS.
James R. Mead building. Wichita, KS.Eaton Hotel. Wichita, KS.Corner Mansard tower of Eaton Hotel. Wichita, KS.Lawrence Block. Wichita, KS.
James R. Mead building (412-4 E. Douglas St.). Wichita, KS.Eaton Hotel (now Eaton Place) (1886-7) (525 E. Douglas St.). Wichita, KS. On National Register.Corner Mansard tower of Eaton Hotel. Wichita, KS.Lawrence Block (1906) (501 E. Douglas St.). Wichita, KS.
Corner detail of Lawrence Block. Wichita, KS.Kirkwood Building. Wichita, KS.Heritage commercial building. Wichita, KS.Heritage streetscape. Wichita, KS.
Corner detail of Lawrence Block. Wichita, KS.Kirkwood Building (1902) (509 E. Douglas St.). Wichita, KS.Heritage commercial building (511 E. Douglas St.). Wichita, KS.Heritage streetscape (604-626 East Douglas St.). Wichita, KS.
Heritage streetscape. Wichita, KS.Stites building. Wichita, KS.Bronston & Mead buildings. Wichita, KS.Farmers & crafts Marketplace in old town Wichita. Wichita, KS.
Heritage streetscape (612-620 East Douglas St.). Wichita, KS.Stites building (518 E. Douglas St.). Wichita, KS.Bronston (1903) & Mead buildings (504-506 E. Douglas St.). Wichita, KS.Farmers & crafts Marketplace in old town Wichita. Wichita, KS.
The Hotel at Old Town Wichita was originally a warehouse. Wichita, KS.Old Town Wichita Marketplace. Wichita, KS.Old Town Wichita Marketplace. Wichita, KS.Museum of World Treasures on Wichita market square. Wichita, KS.
The Hotel at Old Town Wichita (1906) was originally a warehouse. Wichita, KS. Architect: Mauran, Russell & Garden.Old Town Wichita Marketplace. Wichita, KS.Old Town Wichita Marketplace. Wichita, KS.Museum of World Treasures on Wichita market square. Wichita, KS.
Museum of World Treasures in heritage warehouse. Wichita, KS.Old Town Wichita Marketplace sign. Wichita, KS.Old Town Wichita Marketplace commercial buildings. Wichita, KS.Old Town Wichita Marketplace commercial buildings. Wichita, KS.
Museum of World Treasures in heritage warehouse. Wichita, KS.Old Town Wichita Marketplace sign. Wichita, KS.Old Town Wichita Marketplace commercial buildings. Wichita, KS.Old Town Wichita Marketplace commercial buildings. Wichita, KS.
Rock Island Market Building in Old Town Wichita. Wichita, KS.Boyle Company building in Old Town Wichita. Wichita, KS.Runnymede building in Old Town Wichita. Wichita, KS.McCormick Harvester building in Wichita Warehouse & Jobbers District. Wichita, KS.
Rock Island Market Building in Old Town Wichita. Wichita, KS.Boyle Company building (1917) in Old Town Wichita. Wichita, KS.Runnymede building in Old Town Wichita. Wichita, KS.McCormick Harvester building (1901) in Wichita Warehouse & Jobbers District (704 E, Douglas St.). Wichita, KS.
Commercial heritage building in Wichita Warehouse & Jobbers District. Wichita, KS.Union Station. Wichita, KS.Rock Island Railway Depot. Wichita, KS.Santa Fe steam locomotive 3768 &. Wichita, KS.
Commercial heritage building (1897-1903) in Wichita Warehouse & Jobbers District (800-802 E. Douglas St.). Wichita, KS.Union Station (1914) (701 E. Douglas St.). Wichita, KS. Style: Beaux Arts. Architect: Louis S. Curtiss. On National Register.Rock Island Railway Depot (1887) (711 E. Douglas St.). Wichita, KS. Style: Richardsonian Romanesque.Santa Fe steam locomotive 3768 &. Wichita, KS.

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