Pink House (Kansas City, Missouri)

The Pink House is a historic home located at Kansas City, Missouri. It was designed by architect Mary Rockwell Hook and built in 1922. It became known as the "Pink House" for its pink plaster exterior, which was a reference to San Francisco, whose 1915 world fair Hook had visited. It is a two-story dwelling with stucco walls, red clay roofing tile, three balconies, and brick chimney with an arcaded, roofed opening atop its stack.[2]:11-12

Pink House
Location5012 Summit St., Kansas City, Missouri
Coordinates39°2′12″N 94°35′47″W
Arealess than one acre
ArchitectMary Rockwell Hook
MPSResidential Structures by Mary Rockwell Hook TR
NRHP reference #83001015[1]
Added to NRHPSeptember 8, 1983

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.[1]


  1. "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  2. Sherry Piland, Elaine Ryder, and James M. Denny (June 1983). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Residential Structures by Mary Rockwell Hook TR" (PDF). Missouri Department of Natural Resources. Retrieved 2017-03-01.CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link) (includes photographs from 1982)

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