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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.

Sam’s Slab Lab

The Ag Building and its, uh, unique architecture turns 50 years old

It is easy to overlook the drab MU Ag Building. But it is connected to a presidential library, the US Embassy in London, one of the most beautiful buildings in America, and a notorious crime boss.