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1. . ..Presenting J. C. Nichols: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting J. C. Nichols: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month May//1948 Photo and biographical article about Jesse Clyde Nichols, or J. C. Nichols, 67-year-old founder of the Country Club District, Country Club Plaza, J. C. Nichols Company and a nationally prominent urban...

2. 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...

3. Behind the Scenes with James E. Burke: Burke, Pendergast and J.C. Nichols Behind the Scenes with James E. Burke: Burke, Pendergast and J.C. Nichols August//1981 Excerpt from a 1976 speech given by local real estate developer and former Pendergast associate James Burke, about ties between J. C. Nichols and Tom Pendergast related to the paving of Brush Creek on...

4. Developing Outlying Shopping Centers Developing Outlying Shopping Centers July 1929 J. C. Nichols's zoning suggestions for outlying urban shopping centers, including photos, with the example of the Plaza with its uniform arrangements in wide streets, shorter buildings, and Spanish design....

5. Early Plaza Slogan Still Valid due to J. C. Nichols' Vision Early Plaza Slogan Still Valid due to J. C. Nichols' Vision June//1980 Article about the unusual combination in Nichols of "vision" and practicality. Description of the early business of the Plaza and its 1926 slogan: "The Country Club Plaza--more than location--business...

6. He Didn't Stop with the Vision He Didn't Stop with the Vision June/21/1935 Photos and biographical article about J. C. Nichols and his city planning projects in Kansas City with the Country Club residential district and Country Club Plaza shopping center, etc.

7. He Makes Homes Grow in Waste Places: The Story of a Kansas City Man, Just over Forty, Who Has Made a He Makes Homes Grow in Waste Places: The Story of a Kansas City Man, Just over Forty, Who Has Made a Fortune and Who Has Done a Great Service in the Real Estate Business March//1923 Photo and interview of Jesse Clyde Nichols, or J. C. Nichols, describing his life and career as a ground-breaking real estate developer and residential district planner in Kansas City.

8. Jesse Nichols...and His Fantastic Idea! The Country Club Plaza Jesse Nichols...and His Fantastic Idea! The Country Club Plaza January 1, 1973 Story of the development of the Plaza from 1905 when Nichols and his new wife marked out its first subdivision, 10 acres of farmland outside city limits.

9. Kansas City Crossroads: Neighborhoods Still Bear Nichols' Mark Kansas City Crossroads: Neighborhoods Still Bear Nichols' Mark July 2001 Photo and biographical article about J. C. Nichols (born in Olathe in 1880), local urban planner and real estate developer of the Country Club Plaza shopping center and "those neighborhoods to the south...

10. Nichols' Notion Nichols’ Notion October 2008 Feature article describes J. C. Nichols and his crowning achievement, the Country Club Plaza. Provides a brief history of his time in Kansas City and his many accomplishments throughout the city.

11. Plaza Pioneer Plaza Pioneer Fall 1997 Short biography of Nichols revealing relations between his family life and business life.

12. Real Estate: The Country Clubber Real Estate: The Country Clubber December/1/1947 Article about "long range planner," J. C. Nichols, and the planning involved with the Plaza, including Sears, Roebuck & Company.

13. The Plaza The Plaza July-August//1976 Numerous tidbits about the Plaza with photos, including the Giralda being the tallest building at 130 feet.

14. West Side: A Guiding Light for Kansas City West Side: A Guiding Light for Kansas City December//1981 Some history of the Plaza and Nichols's start in real estate in 1905 and the origin of the lighting ceremony started by Charles S. Pitrat.