Quindaro Bluffs, Kansas City, KS

Quindaro Bluffs is a neighborhood in Kansas City, KS, and is part of a larger set of neighborhoods called Quindaro, the unofficial name given to the area that was originally Kansas City, KS, but due to a spelling mix-up at a railroad station became known as Quindaro.

There is a small amount of urban development in this neighborhood; however, there are plans to develop more lots over time.  The neighborhood is home to many new construction luxury homes with decent size lots, available in a variety of styles.

Most residents of Quindaro Bluffs live in homes that were built between 1970 and 1980, though there are some areas with infill housing or new construction.

Quindaro Bluffs is home to the oldest farm in Kansas City. The land was originally owned by the Quindaro Town Company, which built a city for freed slaves on this land.  The farmhouse built in 1859 is one of the longest-standing structures in Kansas City.


Quindaro Bluffs is named for the Quindaro neighborhood of Kansas City, KS. The neighborhood sits on top of sandstone bluffs overlooking the Missouri River floodplain to the south and the Quindaro neighborhood and downtown Kansas City, KS to the north. The Missouri River is about 3/4 mile south of this neighborhood.

Quindaro Bluffs was not always a neighborhood within Kansas City, KS. Rather, it was once an area that held various industries including those associated with mining, steamboats, and other transportation. The Quindaro neighborhood is named after the British-American abolitionist John Brown and Quindaro Townsite, an 1856 settlement in Kansas City, KS.

Today, the neighborhoods of Quindaro (which is split into Northside and Southside by US Highway 69/75) are known for having some of the city’s most significant industrial and transportation history.

Notable Places

There are a few notable places in Quindaro Bluffs that help to preserve the history of this neighborhood. There have been plans for a local park at the corner of 31st and Bluff Street, named after John Brown. The “old train station” is still used as a freight depot to ship goods by rail from Kansas City down to the Gulf of Mexico.

It also has a sculpture commemorating the fictional character Johnny Appleseed.

One thing is for sure, Quindaro Bluffs has a rich history with interesting stories to tell.

Quindaro Bluffs is also home to many structures on the National Register of Historic Places, including the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge Building.

Robby Novak is a native of this neighborhood. He is famously known for playing the role of Kid President in numerous videos.

Driving Direction To One Shot Water Heaters of Kansas City, MO:

One Shot Water Heaters of Kansas City is located at 4102 N Harrison Ave, Kansas City, MO 64116. From Quindaro Bluffs, Kansas City, KS, Head southeast on Sortor Dr toward Oak Ave, then continue onto N 38th St, then turn left onto Leavenworth Rd, take another left to merge onto I-635 N/KS-5 E. Now, merge onto I-635 N/KS-5 E, then continue to follow I-635 N, Entering Missouri, Take exit 12B S for Interstate 29 S/U.S. 71 S, Merge onto I-29 S/US-71 S, Take exit 1D for MO-283 S/Oak Trfwy. Now, merge onto MO-283 S/N Oak Trafficway, then turn left onto NE 42nd St, stay right to continue on Parvin Rd, take a final right onto N Harrison Ave. Hence, the location you are looking for is on the right. 


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