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Overland Park, KS

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Transcript of Overland Park, KS

My Hometown
By: Jake Lassman

design by Dóri Sirály for Prezi
Recipient of many awards in categories of quality of life, education system, public safety, low taxes, healthy economic, health industry and more.
Overland Park, KS
Overland Park's sister city is Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germnay

Exchange of music school and orchestra began 20 years ago

Seek to develop cultural and education ties and economic development opportunities
Sister City
Planted as a subdivision in 1905 by William B Strang Jr
Along side a major military roadway
Became a first-class city in May 20, 1960 when population was 28,085
Now is national-recognized city was a population of 184,700 citizens and a square mileage of 75.6
History
1960-1980: Metcalf South Shopping Center, Corporate Woods, Children's Farmstead, City Hall, Oak Park Mall and many residential subdivisions
1981-1990- Population hit 100,000 in 1988. Experienced a quick jump in commercial and residential development
Early 1990- Renovated downtown and Clock Tower Plaza and Farmers' Market Pavilion was created
2000's- Continuation of development due to thriving economy and increase demand for new businesses
Sources
"About Overland Park." – City of Overland Park, Kansas City of Overland Park, 2015. Web. 10 Nov. 2015.
https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/ac/Overland-park-map.gif
"Jazz in the Woods - Home." Www.jazzinthewoods.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Nov.
2015.
Menager, J. P. "Acid Atmos (a)." Audio Files for Jazz, MP3, Download Site for Audiovisual Productions. N.p., n.d. Web. 10 Nov. 2015.
"Lodging - Visit Overland Park." Lodging - Visit Overland Park. Overland Park Convention and Visitors Bureau, n.d. Web. 10 Nov. 2015.
All images of Google or OP website

Overland Park is highest in the country for
"Top 10 Best Cities for Families" according to Livabiity.com.
Named the No. 1 city in the country for
First-Time Home Buyers in 2015 in a
study done by WalletHub.com.
Located in northeastern Kansas at the junction of Interstate 435 and U.S. Route 69

Central Overland Park is roughly 13 miles south-southwest of downtown Kansas City, Missouri

Immediately east of Olathe
LOCATION
Major Development
JAZZ
Jazz in the Park - Every Summer
FUN THINGS ABOUT THE CITY
BBQ
Joe's Kansas City
Jack Stack
Woodyard
Jon Russells
BeeCee's
Gates
Recreation
Pinstripes
Golf - Deer Creek, St. Andrews and Heritage
Many Parks including Heritage and Shawnee Mission Park
Top Golf
Skate Parks

SHOPPING
Sheels
PrairieFire
Corbin Park
Country Club Plaza
Hawthorne Plaza
IKEA
Park Place
REI

Lodging

Towneplace Suites, DoubleTree, Embassy Suites, Hyatt Place, Sheraton
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