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21. Briefs Briefs July-August 1986 Two bronze plaques depicting historical events in Kansas City were placed in the sidewalks of the Country Club Plaza on May 27. The first one features a river streamboat's [sic] arrival at Westport Landing...

22. Case Studies in Adaptive Reuse--Seville Square: A Shopper's Dream Case Studies in Adaptive Reuse--Seville Square: A Shopper's Dream August-September 1979 Article about the old Sears Building, now Seville Square, the world's "first suburban retail Sears store" in the 1940s.

23. Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries May-June//1983 Photo (of the Walter Dickey mansion, an annex of the college at its dedication) and article about the 50th anniversary celebration of the 1933 dedication of the University of Kansas City. History of the...

24. Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries Coming of Age: The Nelson-UMKC-Westport Celebrate Landmark Anniversaries May-June//1983 Comprehensive history of the town of Westport, from 1833 to 1983, including its founding by John McCoy, expansion and decline with the Santa Fe trade and Civil War, regrowth as a Kansas City suburb from...

25. Country Club Plaza Country Club Plaza Line drawing by J. Baldridge featuring three prominent views of the area.

26. Cover Story: Local Heroes Cover Story: Local Heroes December//1991 Photo and bios of Bill Crooks and Paul Khoury, "owners and founders of PB&J Restaurants Inc.," a group of different restaurants around the city, starting in 1987 with Paradise Diner in Oak Park Mall and...

27. Cupcake Land: Requiem for the Midwest in the Key of Vanilla Cupcake Land: Requiem for the Midwest in the Key of Vanilla November//1987 Essay by local author Richard Rhodes comparing Kansas City to east and west coast cities, calling its suburbs "Cupcake Land," by virtue of their sweet, clean, and pleasant but vacuous nature. Discussion...

28. Daniel MacMorris: Going Strong at 85 Daniel MacMorris: Going Strong at 85 February 1979 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Daniel MacMorris, an 85-year-old (in 1979) "painter and muralist of international renown" with "studio in the Sophian Plaza." Description of his life...

29. 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...

30. 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....

31. Dining Out: A Grand Place to Gather Dining Out: A Grand Place to Gather March//1987 Review of the Granfalloon Bar & Grill at the Plaza, with "the name: '. ..taken from a novel by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. ..refers to "a proud and meaningless association of human beings".'"

32. Dining Out: La Mediterranee Dining Out: La Mediterranee December//1981 Critique of the French restaurant at the Plaza.

33. Dining: G/R Scores Another Hit with Bristol Bar & Grill Dining: G/R Scores Another Hit with Bristol Bar & Grill May//1980 Article with photo about the new restaurant at 4740 Jefferson Street on the Plaza, with an exotic seafood menu and fancy interior decoration.

34. Do You Know? Surprising Tidbits about Our Unique State Do You Know? Surprising Tidbits about Our Unique State Spring-Summer//1990 One page of various little-known facts about the state of Missouri, pertaining to Abraham Lincoln, Aunt Jemima, the Country Club Plaza, etc.

35. 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...

36. Edgy Brilliance Edgy Brilliance May 2008 Drawings and article about the construction of the new Plaza West Edge multi-use development in the Country Club Plaza. The project owner and CEO of Bernstein-Rein Advertising, Bob Bernstein, "wanted the...

37. Edward Buehler Delk Edward Buehler Delk September//1956 Biographical article about Edward Buehler Delk (1885-1956), an architect arriving in Kansas City in 1920 from Philadelphia to work on the new Country Club Plaza, later designing homes in that area and...

38. Edward Buehler Delk Edward Buehler Delk September//1956 File containing an obituary for Edward Buehler Delk, or Edward Delk (1885-1956), an architect born in New York and coming to Kansas City in 1920 as co-designer of the Country Club Plaza for the J. C. Nichols...

39. Face Off--The Plaza's Future: It's Bright Face Off--The Plaza's Future: It's Bright May//1985 Half of an article arguing the positive side of the Plaza's future, pointing to improving transportation through the Plaza as well as well-maintained commercial and residential tenancy, parking, etc.

40. Face Off--The Plaza's Future: It's in Danger Face Off--The Plaza's Future: It's in Danger May//1985 Half of an article arguing the negative side of the Plaza's future, pointing to the serious urban planning mistakes with uncontrolled development hurting the uniqueness of the place's intended land use...