Missouri Valley Special Collections
Advanced Search | Help | My Favorites
All Images Local History Index  
Search results for: 15 item(s) for: "Country Club Plaza" magazine article urban planning
Search current collection(s) again
Refine your search
Creator
Kate Lee (2)
Andrea O Dean (1)
David Scott (1)
Frank E Ellis (1)
Leigh Elmore (1)
Show more...

Date
January 11973 (1)
July 1929 (1)
July 2001 (1)
July//1991 (1)
March 12002 (1)
Show more...

 Image: Title: Date: Description:

1. 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...

2. Demanding a Grander Vision Demanding a Grander Vision 2004 The authors outline their vision of "River Crown Plaza," an urban corridor stretching from the River Market to Country Club Plaza. The corridor would be characterized by a high-density, high-quality built...

3. 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....

4. 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.

5. If Van Tuyl Get His Way, Here's What We'll Lose! If Van Tuyl Get His Way, Here's What We'll Lose! Spring//1997 Plans by developer Cecil Van Tuyl to replace 1920s Plaza architecture with new office buildings, parking, and apartments.

6. Industry Focus: Designs on Greater Kansas City Industry Focus: Designs on Greater Kansas City February 2001 Photos and article about local architects' views on Kansas City's best examples of structural architecture. Discussion of the area's borrowing and combination of several styles and corresponding issues...

7. J. C. Nichols Company: Fifty Years of Development J. C. Nichols Company: Fifty Years of Development February/3/1959 History of the real estate company, tracing the development of the planned residential district and shopping center tailored for automobiles.

8. J. C. Nichols Number J. C. Nichols Number February//1939 Special issue of the magazine devoted to various aspects of the Country Club Plaza and Country Club District as real estate property, with many photos, drawings, and articles in the context of enhancing...

9. 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.

10. 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...

11. 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.

12. The Brush Creek Corridor: Kansas City's Gateway to the East The Brush Creek Corridor: Kansas City's Gateway to the East March//1999 Examination of the development plan to provide recreation, beauty, and regional identity along Brush Creek from the Plaza to the eastern edge of the city.

13. The Danger Zone The Danger Zone July//1991 Article discussing various land use plans for the area to the east of the Country Club Plaza, including a corridor linking East and West ethnic communities, University Park, and Park Central Plaza (led...

14. The Firm of Hare & Hare and the Art of Landscape Architecture The Firm of Hare & Hare and the Art of Landscape Architecture Winter-Spring//2001 Photos, maps, illustrations, and article about the Kansas City landscape architecture and city planning firm of Hare & Hare made up of Sid Hare (1860-1938) and his son J. Herbert Hare (1888-1960). Designers...

15. The Residential Fabric of a "Home-Oriented" City The Residential Fabric of a "Home-Oriented" City March 1979 Discussion about the city as a "livable" place, with descriptions and photos of older residential districts and neighborhoods incorporated with their own nearby business districts, such as the Country...