The Waldo area has a rich history of development and expansion of the Kansas City Metro area. Waldo was annexed by Kansas City in 1909 and the city limits leaped from 49th Street to 77th Street, then stretched out again in 1947 to 85th Street. By 1963, the city limits were to the Cass County line.

Corner at 75th and Wornell in the early 1950's.

Brookside back in the early days.

Waldo tracks running back in the late 1950's

Waldo Train running to the plaza in the 60's

Waldo shopping center in the mid 1970's.









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