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1. 'Like an Earthquake' 'Like an Earthquake' February 20, 2013 Article reports on a large natural gas explosion in the Country Club Plaza that injured at least 16 people and destroyed the iconic JJ's Restaurant at 48th Street and Belleview Avenue. The force of the...

2. 100,000 Come to See Plaza Light Ceremony 100,000 Come to See Plaza Light Ceremony November/25/1977 Brighter lights, 152,000 of them, installed following the recovery from the Plaza flood of 1977.

3. 5 Dead, Many Missing in Flood 5 Dead, Many Missing in Flood September/14/1977 Photo of cars floating toward the Plaza tennis courts and description of damages, power outages, etc.

4. A Brand-New Glow A Brand-New Glow July 27, 2007 A new sculpture design, "Transformed Flower," has been approved by the Municipal Art Commission. The sculpture, by California artist Phillip Smith, willl be erected at the north end of the Richard & Annette...

5. A Break With the Past A Break With the Past January 5, 2005 The Raphael Hotel is now under new management, recently bought for an undisclosed price by Lighthouse Properties LLC of Salina, Kansas. The 123-room hotel has been placed on the top of the list for the...

6. A Case as Cold as Ice A Case as Cold as Ice August 31, 2013 Article covers the inactive investigation of the Vinca Jewelry heist on September 6, 2010. Simon Zouein, the owner of the shop, is interviewed and expresses his dissatisfaction with the Kansas City Police...

7. A Century of Growth in Retail: Retail Evolves from Downtown to Suburban Centers A Century of Growth in Retail: Retail Evolves from Downtown to Suburban Centers December/10-16/1999 Retrospective article detailing the history of retail in Kansas City.

8. A Colorful Shop Building: First Structure Completed in Country Club Plaza Development Is Brightened A Colorful Shop Building: First Structure Completed in Country Club Plaza Development Is Brightened by American Adaptation of Spanish Motif April/22/1923 Photos and article about "the first building to be completed in the very ambitious Country Club Plaza business development outlined in that general vicinity by the J. C. Nichols Company." Designed in "Spanish...

9. A New Attraction for Kansas City Opening Tomorrow A New Attraction for Kansas City Opening Tomorrow October/3/1965 Article about the new Halls on the Plaza attraction.

10. A Post Card from Old Kansas City A Post Card from Old Kansas City December/25/1976 Photo of 1937 Plaza Christmas lights, used as a post card.

11. A Sulgrave Situation A Sulgrave Situation August/9 - 15/2001 Article about conversion of Sulgrave Apartments to condominiums.

12. A Very Upscale Appeal A Very Upscale Appeal January 15, 2003 Story about the Kirkwood development located near the Country Club Plaza at 49th and Wornall. It is to be a very upscale, affluent condominium area. Article includes a color photocopy of the model of the...

13. Art and Soul Art and Soul September 23, 2006 This article features 75 years of Plaza Art Fair memories. It includes a timeline for the event starting with 1932 and going to 2005. This year's 75th annual Plaza Art Fair is to be held September 23-24,...

14. Bar Code Bar Code February/1-7/2000 Review of the Granfalloon Bar and Grill.

15. Barbecue Eatery to Close Two Sites Barbecue Eatery to Close Two Sites August 13, 2005 KC Masterpiece Barbecue and Grill has decided to close its Country Club Plaza and St. Louis restaurants and concentrate on its "flagship" restaurant at 10985 Metcalf in Overland Park. "Rich Davis, a former...

16. Bernstein-Rein Pursues Development Near Plaza Bernstein-Rein Pursues Development Near Plaza April 10, 2004 Article says the firm expects to break ground Fall 2004 on an $80 million development that will occupy most of the block between Roanoke Road and Belleview Avenue, from Ward Parkway to 48th Street. Bernstein-Rein...

17. Boutique Plaza Living at An Affordable Price Boutique Plaza Living at An Affordable Price March 31, 2007 Photo and article about the Brownstones on Broadway being renovated as condos with one bedroom and one bathroom for "affordable" living. The Brownstones on the Country Club Plaza where formerly called...

18. Brush Creek Progress Offers Hope for the Future Brush Creek Progress Offers Hope for the Future June/17/1985 Call for improvements to Brush Creek to prevent a repeat of the flood of September 1977 that killed 25 people and caused $66 million in damages.

19. Changes in Plaza Plan May Lead to Initiative Petition Changes in Plaza Plan May Lead to Initiative Petition March/6-12/1997 Discusses changes in plans of real estate developer Cecil Van Tuyl regarding development of a residential area just west of the Country Club Plaza.

20. Construction of the New Board of Trade Building Construction of the New Board of Trade Building January/10/1965 Photo of the new Board of Trade Building at 48th and Main Streets under construction at the Plaza.