Lawrence Technological University
December 5, 2018
Alternative Title or Name
Toilet Articles Building
Albert Kahn, Inc.
Hedrich Blessing Studio (Photographer)
rooms and spaces
Kansas City (inhabited place)
Modern (style or period)
Interior view of factory room that appears to hold containers of ingredients with distribution tubes rising up toward the ceiling at Colgate-Palmolive Company, Toilet Articles building in Kansas City, KS, designed by Albert Kahn Associates, completed c. 1951. “The big structure, with a frontage of 365 feet and a width of 165 feet, has a floor area of 19,000 square feet … Constructed at a cost of $4,000,000, the plant continues the company’s expansion program started here after World War II,”—The New York Times, Friday, October 12, 1951.
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