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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. 1977 Flood In the Country Club Plaza 1977 Flood In the Country Club Plaza 1977 Brush Creek at Main Street after September 12, 1977 flood, looking southwest.

4. 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.

5. 50 Years for Bennett Schneider on Plaza 50 Years for Bennett Schneider on Plaza April 1979 Started in 1929 and now listed as one of the top bookstores in the country. Visited by such famous writers as Ernest Hemingway, Sinclair Lewis, and Andre Maurois.

6. A 1940s Pastime A 1940s Pastime Fall 1997 Photo of the Plaza Bowl on Nichols Road as it looked in the 1940s. It was closed following the 1977 Brush Creek flood.

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. 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...

10. 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.

11. 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...

12. A Kansas City Architect: Frederick B. Hamilton A Kansas City Architect: Frederick B. Hamilton July-August//1986 Photos and biographical article about Frederick Hamilton, a local architect with his most interesting building said to be on the Plaza at 611-613 Brooklyn Street, one of few of its kind left in Kansas...

13. A Little TIF Here, A Little TIF There A Little TIF Here, A Little TIF There March 1, 2002 Article criticizing recent uses of tax increment financing (TIF), a program designed to attract developers to the urban core. The law firm of Blackwell, Sanders, Peper, Martin seeks TIF financing to build...

14. A Machine for Forgetting A Machine for Forgetting January 23-29, 1997 Author of article criticizes Kansas City for purposely trying to destroy evidence of its past to create a sanitized, suburbanized city. He particularly dislikes J. C. Nichols' developments because they...

15. A Map of the Country Club District A Map of the Country Club District 1930 Map of the Country Club District with drawings illustrating people, places, and events in Kansas City history.

16. A Map of the Country Club District A Map of the Country Club District n.d. Advertising map of the Country Club District in Kansas City, Missouri. Map indicates streeets, parks, schools, shopping centers from 44th Street north, 83th Street south, Lamar Avenue west, and Holmes...

17. 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.

18. 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.

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

20. A Tale of Two Projects: New Planning Processes Change Community Attitudes A Tale of Two Projects: New Planning Processes Change Community Attitudes April 2003 Introduction to two separate articles showing how two projects in 1998 were stopped as a result of strong community opposition, and the later results when the community became involved in the planning...