Honoring Service: Landmarks Commission

Published on May 17, 2024

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During the May 2024 meeting of the Kansas City, Kansas Landmarks Commission, Chairman David Meditz honored the many years of service of two of its commissioners. Thank you for your dedication to historic preservation across our community.

Charles Van Middlesworth

Mr. Charles Van Middlesworth has served 39 years as a volunteer commissioner on the Landmarks Commission.

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Steve Craddock

Mr. Steve Craddock has served the Landmarks Commission for 20 years.

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Thank you both for your dedication and hard work in the name of historic preservation.

About the Landmarks Commission

The Kansas City, Kansas Landmarks Commission is responsible for overseeing the preservation of the KCK’s heritage by recommending the designation of historic sites, districts, environs, historic applications, and educating the public as well as decision makers of the value of historic preservation.

Established by Sec. 27-100 et.seq and consists of (11) members, which are appointed by the UG Board of Commissioners. The members of the Commission shall be residents of Wyandotte County and shall be persons who have demonstrated special interest, knowledge, or experience in fields related to Historic Preservation.