A little about Overland Park
Overland Park is frequently distinguished with national awards in business and quality of life rankings. It was ranked #9 in Money magazine's Top 10 "Best Places to Live" in 2012. In 2009, U.S. News & World Report rated it #3 of the "10 Best Places to Grow Up" in America. It was ranked #22 on "America's 25 Best Places to Move" in 2009 by Forbes.com. Business Week rated it #3 in its 2009 list of "America's Best Affordable Places to Retire."
The history of Overland Park
The city traces its roots back to 1905 with the arrival of its founder William B. Strang Jr., who platted subdivisions, including one named "Overland Park," along a military roadway. Strang envisioned a self-sustaining, well planned "park-like" community that had strong commerce, quality education, vibrant neighborhoods, convenient transportation and accommodating recreational facilities - all amenities that today, make Overland Park one of the best places to live and grow up. Before Strang's death in 1921, he established several housing developments, an interurban railroad and an airfield. Remnants of his interurban line remain today as do his limestone car barn, 79th and Santa Fe Drive, and his Carriage House in Santa Fe Commons Park, 8045 Santa Fe Drive.
9001 W 110th St #150
Overland Park, Kansas
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Museums / Attractions
One-of-a-kind, state-of-the-art entertainment center.
The Burg & Barrel
You, too, will agree it's the best burger you've ever dad!