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J C Nichols Company
Earl W Allen
1000 Acres Restricted, Country Club District: J. C. Nichols
Restricted to single residences only, ranging in value from $3,000 to $10,000 and up. Large lots and acre tracts with city conveniences. No monotonous repetition of the same design of houses.Ample parkways...
75 Years of Growth and Service: J. C. Nichols Co.
Article on shopping center and residential developments by the real estate company in Prairie Village, Brookside, etc.
A Good Place to Spend a Pleasant Day, Nature and the Suburban Ideal
Article traces the history of the movement from cities to the suburbs. Mentions craftsman bungalows and Prairie-style Foursquare homes. "Both emphasized a connection between the land and the structure,...
A Map of the Country Club District
Map of the Country Club District with drawings illustrating people, places, and events in Kansas City history.
Biography of J. C. Nichols (1880-1950), Developer
Business Leader Miller Nichols Dies at 89
Photo and obituary article about Miller Nichols (1911-2000), "former chairman of the J. C. Nichols Co. and one of the most influential businessmen in Kansas City," dying at the age of 89 "at his home in...
Colonial Village Development in Kansas City, Mo.
Description of the housing development with strict zoning to ensure adherence of high property value and livability of the neighborhood.
Country Club District
Map of the Country Club District, including Mission Hills, Indian Hills, Meyer Circle, Stratford Gardens, Hampstead Gardens, Greenway Fields, Armour Fields, Romanelli Gardens, Armour Hills, Crestwood,...
Country Club District Bulletin
Several years of the bulletin for the Country Club District with drawings and photos of homes, churches, scuptures, fountains, businesses, people, and maps of land developments, etc. Includes mainly residential...
Country Club Plaza: 46th Street Terrace to Ward Parkway, Mill Creek Parkway Westward to Penn
Book describing and depicting scenes of and planning involved with the Country Club District and Plaza.
Eugene D. Brown Dies at 80
May 17, 2008
Article about Eugene Brown, chairman of the old Eugene D. Brown Co. Realtors, who died May 14, 2008. The company was known for its Brown Bear logo and "had more than 400 employees when Brown sold it to...
From $1.25 to $1600 an Acre: Part of Armour Farm Bought by J. C. Nichols for $370,000
Notice of the sale of the Armour farm land between 65th, Oak, 71st, and Wornall Road to the J. C. Nichols Investment Company.
History of the Neighborhood
History and current description of "the excellent example of the planned residential subdivisions developed by the J. C. Nichols Company," including the Crestwood residential district established in 1919...
Homes and Floor Plans
This issue contains photos of homes with floor plans of some residences built by the J. C. Nichols Company in the Country Club District.
Interview: Miller Nichols
Photos, interview, and biographical article about Miller Nichols, 70-year-old president of the J. C. Nichols Company and son of its founder, J. C. Nichols. Discussion on local politics, business, Downtown,...
J. C. Nichols Company
J. C. Nichols Company. ..78 Years of Excellence in Kansas City Real Estate
Full-page advertisement of the company's history and successes in the real estate business.
J. C. Nichols Company Newsletters
Compilation of newsletters put out by the J. C. Nichols real estate company to encourage better maintenance of residential neighborhoods for economic and aesthetic reasons.
J. C. Nichols Company: A Kansas City Original
Article describing in detail the origins of the J. C. Nichols Company's real estate ventures, eventually materializing in the Country Club District and Plaza.
J. C. Nichols Company: Fifty Years of Development
History of the real estate company, tracing the development of the planned residential district and shopping center tailored for automobiles.
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