Tag: Tom Pendergast

A Concrete Pedigree

A Concrete Pedigree

A bit of Boss Tom's history lives in the Ag Building

With its drab façade, Mizzou’s Agriculture Building is easy to pass by. However, unknown to most, the building has an indirect connection to an unsavory part of Kansas City history. It was designed by a frequent architect of one of the most notorious political bosses of the 1930s.