Dr. Generous Henderson House

The Dr. Generous Henderson House is a historic home located at 1016 The Paseo, once one of the most prestigious areas of Kansas City, Missouri.

Dr. Generous Henderson House
Location1016 The Paseo
Kansas City, Missouri
Coordinates39°6′4″N 94°33′51″W
Arealess than one acre
Built1899 (1899)
ArchitectMarkgraf, Rudolf
Architectural styleLate 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Second Renaissance Revival
NRHP reference #79001368[1]
Added to NRHPFebruary 26, 1979


It was designed by local architect, Rudolf Markgraf and built in 1899. It is a three-story, Second Renaissance Revival style brick and stone dwelling with terra cotta ornamentation. It has two-story rear section and measures approximately 55 feet long and 42 feet wide. It features a cast iron cornice, oriel window, and columns. Also on the property is a contributing carriage house. The house was built for a Dr. Generous Henderson (1844–1924). His medical practice in Kansas City went on for forty-five years. The house is one of the few surviving examples of the Second Renaissance Revival style of architecture in Kansas City.[2]:2, 7

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.[1]


  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. Sherry Piland and James M. Denny (March 1978). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Dr. Generous Henderson House" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2017-03-01. (includes 5 photographs from 1976)

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