There are picnic tables and playgrounds in nearby Roanoke Park at the bottom of Belleview Avenue.
Thomas Hart Benton Home and Studio State Historic Site is in midtown Kansas City; near the Plaza, Westport and 39th Street shopping districts.
Also nearby are the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, and the Crossroads Art District.
For information about other attractions and events in the Kansas City area, contact the Kansas City Convention and Visitors Bureau at 800-767-7700 or www.visitkc.com. Those wanting to learn more about local history should go to www.heritageleaguekc.org.