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1. A Long Distance Love Affair: P. A. Valentine's "Armorous" Relationship with Kansas City A Long Distance Love Affair: P. A. Valentine's "Armorous" Relationship with Kansas City Spring 2007 Article details the life of P. A. Valentine, a real estate investor and developer for whom Valentine Road is named after. Valentine, who never lived in Kansas City, was instrumental in banking, real estate,...

2. Biography of Elijah Milton McGee (1819-1873), City Promoter and Mayor Biography of Elijah Milton McGee (1819-1873), City Promoter and Mayor 2003

3. Biography of Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), Physician Biography of Isaac Ridge (1825-1907), Physician 2008

4. Biography of J. C. Nichols (1880-1950), Developer Biography of J. C. Nichols (1880-1950), Developer 2003

5. Biography of John Calvin McCoy (1811-1889), City Founder Biography of John Calvin McCoy (1811-1889), City Founder 2003

6. Biography of Thomas H. Swope (1827-1909), Land Developer and Philanthropist Biography of Thomas H. Swope (1827-1909), Land Developer and Philanthropist 1999

7. Biography of Willard E. Winner (1849-1929), Pioneer Builder, and Realtor Biography of Willard E. Winner (1849-1929), Pioneer Builder, and Realtor 2008

8. Clark's New Sectional Map of Missouri Clark's New Sectional Map of Missouri 1860 "Compiled & Engraved from the United States Land Surveys and other reliable resources." Map of Missouri showing counties, county seats, railroads, post offices, churches, steam and water mills, and roads....

9. 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...

10. Escape from the City Escape from the City December 2008 Color pictures and plot drawing of Manderley, a new luxury home development community by Brownfig Development, one of the businesses operated by the Brown family. Developed and designed with nature in...

11. Faxon School Faxon School Faxon school was named after Frank A. Faxon, member of the Kansas City Board of Education in the early 20th century. He was also president of the Faxon & Gallagher Drug Company.

12. He's the Man! He's the Man! March 6-12, 2003 Article describing the efforts of developer Ray Braswell to work with preservationists in creating a plan to develop a boutique hotel on the Plaza's "West Edge." The article details several other Plaza...

13. James Mitchell Ford Papers James Mitchell Ford Papers 1879-1885 James Ford was a doctor, pharmacist, and real estate developer in the early years of Kansas City, Missouri. His collection of papers which date from 1879-1885 is contained in five folders. Contents include...

14. Judge Smart Lived Up to His Name with Early Real Estate Purchases in KC Judge Smart Lived Up to His Name with Early Real Estate Purchases in KC May 10, 1989 Article describes Judge Thomas A. Smart who purchased land in the 1830s where downtown Kansas City would someday be. Smart also ran a store on the levee and eventually sold his land to Col. Thomas Swope....

15. Nichols' Notion Nichols’ Notion October 2008 Feature article describes J. C. Nichols and his crowning achievement, the Country Club Plaza. Provides a brief history of his time in Kansas City and his many accomplishments throughout the city.

16. On The Edge of a New Start On The Edge of a New Start March 25-31, 2011 The West Edge project in the Country Club Plaza has hired construction manager David Harrison, a principal with Caymus Real Estate LLC. Harrison has the task of completing the remaining "shell of the 130-room...

17. The Beginning of Two Great Family Fortunes The Beginning of Two Great Family Fortunes July 23, 1911 File contains map, illustrations, and article about the fortunes provided for the Smart and Swope families starting with the (later Downtown) real estate development of "[t]he old Smart farm" "bounded...