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1. . ..Presenting Edward W. Tanner: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting Edward W. Tanner: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month December//1947 Photo and biographical article about Edward Tanner, a Kansas City architect of the Country Club Plaza and other shopping centers and commercial buildings as head of Edward W. Tanner & Associates.

2. . ..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...

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. A Journey of Three Lifetimes A Journey of Three Lifetimes November/December 2001 Photos and article about the history of the Alaskan Fur Company, established in Kansas City in 1926 by Philip Wang with offices in the Waldheim Building, moving to 210 East 11th Street in 1932 with multiple...

6. 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...

7. 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...

8. 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...

9. A Material World A Material World Winter 2005 Article describes two Kansas City stores that feature fine fabrics. Cy Rudnik's Fine Fabrics has been at Crown Center since 1976. Kaplan's Fabrics, in the Country Club Plaza since 1946, is now owned by...

10. A Plaza Paradigm, Then and Now A Plaza Paradigm, Then and Now May/June 2008 Feature story about the Country Club Plaza InterContinental Hotel, originally the Alameda Plaza Hotel when it opened in 1972. It was Kansas City's only American Automobile Association's (AAA) five-star...

11. Ancient Sin: Naked & Unashamed on the Country Club Plaza Ancient Sin: Naked & Unashamed on the Country Club Plaza December//1987 Article about sculptures and statues of nudes in the Greco-Roman style said to be for the "adults only" department.

12. Art: Frank Szasz Plays Role of Artist in Great Style Art: Frank Szasz Plays Role of Artist in Great Style March 1980 Photo and biographical article about Frank Szasz, "a portrait artist whoe studio overlooks the Country Club Plaza." Native of Hungary emigrating to Kansas City about 1958 as an artist for Hallmark Cards...

13. As the Community Grows. ..So Grows the Need for Student Nurses As the Community Grows. ..So Grows the Need for Student Nurses February//1963 Description of nursing programs at Research, Saint Luke's, KU Medical Center, Independence, Saint Mary's, Saint Margaret's, Trinity Lutheran, Avila, and Providence Hospitals.

14. Assured Majorities Assured Majorities June/7/1935 Photos and article about the apartments on the Country Club Plaza and Armour Boulevard managed by the Assured Rental Company, Incorporated (led by George Goldman and Herman Shapiro), in the city's "South...

15. Bad Day at Old Mission Bad Day at Old Mission November 1979 Story of the career of "Harvey Bailey, the nation's most prolific and successful bank robber" during the 1920s and early 1930s, living "amidst the most luxurious apartments and shops" in Kansas City at...

16. Before the Plaza: A Christmas Tree in Westport Before the Plaza: A Christmas Tree in Westport December//1977 Story of the first lighted Christmas tree in Westport in 1882, before the settling of the Country Club Plaza area.

17. Behind Kansas City's Brand Names: A Look at Four Local Firms That Have Outgrown Their Origins and Become Behind Kansas City's Brand Names: A Look at Four Local Firms That Have Outgrown Their Origins and Become Local Institutions August//1981 History of the men's clothing company, established in 1931 by Jack Henry (at the age of 27 then) as the first full-line men's store on the Country Club Plaza.

18. Behind Kansas City's Brand Names: A Look at Four Local Firms That Have Outgrown Their Origins and Become Behind Kansas City's Brand Names: A Look at Four Local Firms That Have Outgrown Their Origins and Become Local Institutions August//1981 History of the Winstead's restaurant chain, the first in Kansas City built in 1940 at 47th and Main Streets on the Country Club Plaza, featuring its "steakburger" invented by Nelle Winstead in Illinois...

19. 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...

20. Blushingly Beautiful: Sophian Plaza Condo Is Anything But Ordinary Blushingly Beautiful: Sophian Plaza Condo Is Anything But Ordinary Spring 2010 Article about the ground floor condo owned by Danie Dunn in the Sophian Plaza. The apartment building in the Country Club Plaza was built in the Beaux Arts Classical Style in 1922 by architect Harry J....