Title/Object Name: Century II Convention Center
Creator: Unknown photographer
Date Original: Circa 1970
Physical Details: 6 x 8 inches
Description: Looking east over downtown Wichita. The Century II building in the foreground was completed in 1969 and named in honor of Wichita's entry into the second century after being founded in 1870. Constructed by the city with funding help from the Urban Renewal Agency to provide a large and attractive civic center. It replaced the old Forum and other deteriorated business structures along the river front.
Keywords: Wichita, aerials, arts and entertainment, business and industry, government, public events, Innes building, Beacon building, city building, city hall, historical museum, public library, skyline.
Subject: Wichita (Kan.) -- Pictorial works
Date Digital: 2003