Broadway Boulevard, DST
The Thayer building is a four-story, red brick, stone and terra cotta, Victorian Eclectic style building. Broadway Boulevard developed into a thriving commercial avenue in the 1870s and the early 1880s. Two of the original buildings from this period include 935 Broadway and the Thayer Building at 820-822 Broadway. It is currently owned by DST Systems, Inc., that opened its headquarters in Kansas City in 1969. DST is a major proponent of living and working in downtown Kansas City, Mo.