Family members and friends were among many that attended the dedication ceremony Thursday at the Skywalk Memorial located within the Hospital Hill Park at 22nd Street and Gillham Road. The dedication included speeches and a tribute to the first responders as well as a reading of names of the 114 people who were killed when the skywalks fell during a dance in the lobby of the former Hyatt Regency Hotel in 1981.
Family members and friends were among many that attended the dedication ceremony Thursday at the Skywalk Memorial located within the Hospital Hill Park at 22nd Street and Gillham Road. The dedication included speeches and a tribute to the first responders as well as a reading of names of the 114 people who were killed when the skywalks fell during a dance in the lobby of the former Hyatt Regency Hotel in 1981. Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com
Family members and friends were among many that attended the dedication ceremony Thursday at the Skywalk Memorial located within the Hospital Hill Park at 22nd Street and Gillham Road. The dedication included speeches and a tribute to the first responders as well as a reading of names of the 114 people who were killed when the skywalks fell during a dance in the lobby of the former Hyatt Regency Hotel in 1981. Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com

Memorial to Kansas City skywalk disaster finally a reality

November 12, 2015 03:03 PM