|The Plaza House Apartments in Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri is eligible for inclusion on the National Register under Criterion C for local significance in the area of ARCHITECTURE. It meets the registration requirements defined by the MPDF Working-Class and Middle-Income Apartment Buildings in Kansas City, Missouri for the High Rise Apartment Building sub-type . Designed by the prominent local architectural firm of Voskamp and Slezak, it is an early and definitive example of a high-rise apartment building in the Modern Movement style. Constructed in 1955, the period of significance, the eleven-story building contains seventy-two apartments arranged around aT-shaped, double loaded corridor. Defined by its distinct rejection of historic elements, geometric massing, and juxtaposed horizontal and vertical emphasis, the building precisely represents the Modern Movement and retains excellent integrity of character defining features, both on the interior and the exterior. Furthermore, the Plaza House Apartments stands as a testament to the progress and expansion of Kansas City and the impact of highrise apartment buildings on local settlement patterns.