Jacob L. Loose Park

Jacob L. Loose Park is located at the corner of Belmont Boulevard and West 113th Street in Kansas City, Missouri. It was a gift from Harry F. Sinclair to the people of Kansas City in 1919. 

The park was named after Jacob L. Loose, an early Kansas Citian who donated to the City upon his death in 1916. The land for this park was purchased by Harry F. Sinclair from the University of Missouri for $25,000. The plan for this park included a circle drive at the intersection of West 112th and Belmont Boulevard with a bandstand in the center. 

The park is one of the largest in Kansas City, with over thirty-five acres, and is a popular spot for children’s activities, picnics, and other recreation. Loose Park has nearly two miles of walkways and its own lagoon which is inhabited by waterfowl year-round. There are also five fountains throughout the park that were donated to Kansas City following World War I to commemorate the soldiers, including a large pond that collects stormwater runoff from much of western Wyandotte County. Many fish are stocked each year to ensure many different types are available for fishing. There are also turtles and frogs by the hundreds, a sure sign of a healthy ecosystem. 

The lagoon was originally a mill pond that provided power to the nearby flour mills. Today, it is used for recreation and aquatic study. Some of the waterfowl that may be seen include blue heron, mallard ducks, wood duck, geese, swan, pelicans, and many other species. The banks are planted with beautiful flowers and shrubs which attract many bee species. The American Landscape Foundation recognized Loose Park as the 2003 winner of the Community Wildflower Award for outstanding plant diversity, beauty, and environmental education programs.

The park is home to many memorials and sculptures, the most notable being the Williams War Memorial in memory of Willie, Frank Natus, and Charles Miller who died in World War I. The memorial was designed by Kansas City native Donal Hord and includes two four-ton wings representing the wings of a biplane, a memorial wall listing the names of those killed in action or lost at sea, and three life-sized bronze men representing Duty, Sacrifice, Courage. The Williams War Memorial was dedicated on November 11, 1930.

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One Shot Water Heaters of Kansas City is located at 4102 N Harrison Ave, Kansas City, MO 64116. From Jacob L. Loose Park, Head south on Wornall Rd, then turn left onto W 51st St, take another left onto Oak St, then turn right onto Emanuel Cleaver II Blvd., where you will pass by KFC (on the right in 0.5 mi), then turn left onto Euclid Ave/Garfield Ave, time to use the left lane to take the ramp onto US-71 N. Then merge onto US-71 N, Continue driving straight to stay on US-71 N, then merge onto I-70 W/US-71 N, then continue onto US-71 N (signs for I-29 N/I-35 N/Saint Joseph/Des Moines), keep driving onto I-29 N/I-35 N/US-71 N, after a few miles ahead, take exit 8A for Parvin Rd. Now turn left onto NE Parvin Rd, take another left onto N Harrison Ave, Then finally, you’ve arrived at your destination i.e. One Shot Water Heaters.


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