February 19, 2016
A now peaceful home to our residents, Park Central is home to the assassination of notorious mobster, John Lazia

Midtown Mafia: John Lazia

On July 10, 1934, at 3:00 am, Kansas City mobster John Lazia arrived at his home in the Park Central Hotel after spending the night touring his nightclubs and gambling establishments. With him was his wife, Marie, and his business associate and body guard, Charles Carrollo. As Lazia was exiting from the car, assassins armed with a sub-machine gun and […]