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A Colorful Shop Building: First Structure Completed in Country Club Plaza Development Is Brightened by American Adaptation of Spanish Motif
Photos and article about "the first building to be completed in the very ambitious Country Club Plaza business development outlined in that general vicinity by the J. C. Nichols Company." Designed in "Spanish...
Ancient Parlors May Be Gay Again
Photos and captions about the buildings of "Henry Coppock, cattle feeder" and builder of a "solid brick mansion in 1886," sold in 1946 to the J. C. Nichols Company and located "across Shawnee Mission road...
Ansel Nichols Mitchell
Obituary for Ansel Nichols Mitchell, or Ansel Mitchell, a retired civil engineer and long-time director of the J. C. Nichols Company, dying at the age of 69.
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...
Deaths: Robert E. Whitmer
Photo and obituary for Robert Whitmer, "67, of Aberdeen Road, Fairway, a former director of the J. C. Nichols Company and an officer for Trans World Airlines." Native of Wichita, Kansas coming to Kansas...
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.
J. C. Nichols Dies
Front page obituary of Nichols, highlighting his real estate and planning career.
Luxury Condo Project Revives
February 16, 2005
A second Alameda Towers condominium may be built on the Country Club Plaza. A twenty year old plan projected a second building. The first Alameda tower is just south of the Fairmont at the Plaza hotel...
Mercantile Design Awarded
February 1, 1976
Photo and article about the selection of "the Mercantile Bank & Trust Co. design at 63rd and Troost by Urban Architects/Abend Singleton Associates as one of the 11 best interiors in the nation for 1975,"...
Obituary for Mrs. John Taylor
May 20, 1974
Obituary for Mrs. John Taylor, widow of the former president and board chairman of the J. C. Nichols Company, dying in 1974.
Notes on the purchase of 230 acres between 65th, Oak, Wornall, and 71st Streets for $370,000.
Stanley McLane, Sr.
Obituary for Stanley McLane, Sr., retired chief landscaper for the J. C. Nichols Company from 1922 to 1966, dying at the age of 76.
The Area's Number One and Number Two Residential Home Sales Leaders Combine
May 15, 2001
HomeServices, owner of J. C. Nichols Residential is buying J. D. Reece Realtors. Article lists parentage, number of offices, employees, sales associates and the CEO of each company.
The Maven of Mission Hills
Photos and biographical article about Hal Hulen, a Mission Hills residential district realtor with "his company, Hal Hulen & Associates. ..synonymous with home sales in Mission Hills," Kansas. Description...
What Makes Miller Run? Or Persistence and the Art of Real Estate Development
Photos, illustrated caricature, and biographical article about Miller Nichols, "a son of J. C. Nichols" and inheritor of "his father's real estate company, its properties and its prized Country Club Plaza...
Who's Who in Kansas City
Portraits and biographical article about Sidney John Hare, or Sid Hare, "member of the firm of Hare & Hare, landscape architects and city planners." He was born in Louisville, Kentucky, in 1860 and came...
Woolford Ranch, Burial Place of Derby Winner, Vanishing. ..
File containing an article with photos, illustrations, and description of Herbert Woolf (1884-1960), president of the Woolf Brothers Company of clothing stores in Kansas City, and owner since 1925 "of...
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