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New Longview on the west side of Lee’s Summit is celebrating its 10th anniversary. Reminiscent of Brookside, Waldo and other classic Kansas City neighborhoods with four-sided architecture, this walkable neighborhood has what the marketing team said are the best schools in the state and 16 new home plans with open or traditional floor plans, large closets and the flexibility...
Robert Alexander Long (1850–1934) was a lumber baron, developer, investor, newspaper owner, and philanthropist. He lived most of his life in Kansas City, Missouri and founded Longview, Washington and Longville, Louisiana.
By 1906, Long owned 250,000 acres (1,000 km2) of pine in Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Louisiana and converted it into 61 lumberyards. As the timber land was deforested in Louisiana, he moved west to the state of Washington and bought 270,000 acres (1,100 km2) of Douglas fir. The...
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