She’s one of the people we always look to when it comes to historic preservation and architectural treasures. Usually that means notable homes or beautiful old office buildings, but a new exhibition at the Belger Arts Center, Velocity of Change: The Evolution of Albert Kahn’s Pratt & Whitney Plant in Kansas City, focuses on something completely different —the Pratt & Whitney Plant on Bannister Road. The three million square foot manufacturing plant was built in 1943. Due to shortages of steel, some new techniques had to be used. Despite these challenges, the plant was up and fully operational in less than nine months.
Read the press release about the exhibit.