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J C Nichols
J C Nichols Company
Lawrence H Larsen
A Home District Beautiful
Photos, architectural drawings, and article about the Country Club District of Kansas City, with details of its beauty and design and history, including an interview with "J. C. Nichols, designer and builder...
A Political Boss at Bay: Thomas J. Pendergast in Federal Prison, 1939-1940
Photos, illustrated caricatures, and biographical article about Tom Pendergast (1872-1945) during and after his 1939-1940 federal prison term (at Leavenworth, Kansas) for tax evasion. Description of his...
Adapting Architectural Style to the Needs of a Locality
Article by Harbourne Belcher of the firm of Shepard & Belcher, architects of Kansas City, about addressing the needs of "domestic architecture," giving examples in the Country Club District and Mission...
Bernard Corrigan Residence
Folder containing a nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places for the residence of Bernard Corrigan (1847-1913), "a contractor, street railway magnate, and real estate speculator" moving...
Buildings, Apartments, and Homes in Country Club Plaza
April 9, 1905
Book contains photos of many of the original buildings, apartments, and homes in the Country Club Plaza area including the businesses and gasoline stations.
C. C. Peters Residence
Postcard of the home of C. C. Peters at 55th and State Line
Country Club District Bulletin
Several years of the bulletin for the Country Club District with drawings and photos of homes, churches, scuptures, fountains, businesses, people, and maps of land developments, etc. Includes mainly residential...
Deaths: Harry L. Wagner
Obituary for architect Harry Wagner, designer of "several hundred" homes in the Country Club Plaza District, as well as some churches and the remodeling of Municipal Stadium.
Defense Housing in a Subdivision
Photos, drawings, and article about two houses (at 5424 Norwood Road and 4924 State Line Road in the Country Club District) designed by architect Edward Tanner. Funded through the low-cost "defense housing...
Designers' Showhouse Revisited! A Look Back at the Colorful History of One of Kansas City's Favorite Homes
Story of the mansion at 55th and Ward Parkways in the Country Club District, and its owner, Mack B. Nelson, a Long-Bell Lumber Company executive.
Early Kansas City Architects: Homemaker Par Excellence
Photos and biographical article about Elizabeth Evans Rivard, a contemporary woman architect of Nelle Peters in Kansas City, designing mainly homes from about 1923 to 1933. Description of her life and...
Executives at Home: A Modern Masterpiece
Article about the restoration of the notable house, "a streamlined celebration of the machine age," in the Country Club District, filmed in the movie "Mr. And Mrs. Bridge" and occupied by a building designer's...
Garden Homes: Planned and Executed by J. C. Nichols
Book of Country Club Plaza homes only. Mary Rockwell on the last page of the book. George Fuller Green toward the end of the book. John Van Brunt through the entire book.
HKCF Homes Tour in Sunset Hill
Brief review of residences in Sunset Hill on the upcoming homes tour.
Homes and Floor Plans
This issue contains photos of homes with floor plans of some residences built by the J. C. Nichols Company in the Country Club District.
Homes Beautiful in Kansas City
Article by J. C. Nichols about the residences and planning of the Country Club District, with photos of the homes of E. Dickinson, H. D. Seavey, E. L. Brundrett, B. Rockwell, and Mrs. Hugh C. Ward.
Kansas City Portfolio of American Home Readers' Homes
Photos of homes on State Line Road, Ward Parkway, Westover Road, Romany Lane, Tomahawk Road, etc.
Kansas City's First House Electrical Soon to Open in Armour Hills
Article pointing out the design and numerous features of the "first" electrically powered house in the city, at 65th Street Terrace and Linden Road in the Country Club District, with illustration.
View of home near the intersection of 52nd and Wyandotte.
Selections from the Work of Edward Buehler Delk--Architect--Kansas City, Mo.
Photo of the Kelly home.
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