El Torreon Opened

On December 16, 1927, the doors opened to what became the most popular ballroom in Kansas City. The El Torreon was at 31st and Gillham Plaza. 

This post was contributed by Ross Malone. A historian and a retired school teacher, Ross has authored many books about Missouri’s history, weird facts, and folk tales. He has also written children’s historical fiction. Visit his website, and buy his books in the Missouri Life store.

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