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1. Zona Rosa Celebrates First Year in Kansas City Zona Rosa Celebrates First Year in Kansas City June, 2005 Article describes the first year of existence of the Northland shopping district, Zona Rosa. The area was designed to be pedestrian-friendly, mixing retail, residential, office, and entertainment space....

2. Window on the City Window on the City August-September//1974 Report on the success of the brand new Crown Center and its contribution to Midtown.

3. Where Is It Now? When Wards Was Mighty: It Was a Great Day for the Area Where Is It Now? When Wards Was Mighty: It Was a Great Day for the Area February 2001 Photo and history of the Montgomery Wards clothing and department store at Ward Parkway Shopping Center, opened in 1959 and planned for closing in 2001. Description of its past success as "the flagship...

4. Where Blacks Are Forced to Shop Where Blacks Are Forced to Shop September 7-13, 2007 The first installment in a series of articles about the dwindling number of urban shopping centers in Kansas City. As a result, many African Americans are forced to shop outside of their neighborhoods...

5. Westport Square Westport Square September//1974 Map, photo, and article about the "new Westport Square Development in the Westport district," intended as a commercial area preserving at least part of the old Westport's historical flavor. Also a detailed...

6. Ward Parkway Shopping Center Ward Parkway Shopping Center

7. Victor Regnier (1918-2000) Commercial Developer Victor Regnier (1918-2000) Commercial Developer 2006 Short article about Johnson County, Kansas, commercial developer Victor Regnier. He developed Leawood's Ranch Mart Shopping Center at 95th Street and Mission Road in the late 1950s. He began building homes...

8. Urban State of Mind Urban State of Mind October 2009 Article looks at several area mixed-use developments like Leawood's Mission Farms and Park Place, Lee's Summit's New Longview and Downtown Main Street, and the Northland's Zona Rosa. "Essentially a reinvention...

9. Travel in the South: Christmas in Kansas City Travel in the South: Christmas in Kansas City December 2000 Photos and article about "the streets of Kansas City's Country Club Plaza," lit up during the Christmas season with "almost 100 miles of lights" for shoppers and visitors.

10. Top Area Shopping Centers Top Area Shopping Centers March 30-April 5, 2007 List of Kansas City area 25 top shopping centers ranked by total leasable square feet as well as a sidebar with them ranked by number of stores.

11. Time for New Developer? Time for New Developer? February 28, 2009 Article describes problems involved in developing the Citadel Plaza shopping center at 63rd and Prospect. City officials are considering whether or not to break the contract with the Community Development...

12. There's Still Big Opportunity for the Old Shopping Centers There's Still Big Opportunity for the Old Shopping Centers March//1955 Article about the history of a planned shopping center adjacent to a residential district, both new in 1915, in the vicinity of 31st and Indiana Avenue, and the revitalization of the store buildings of...

13. The Story of Ranch Mart The Story of Ranch Mart October/17/1962 Description and photos of the shopping mall at 95th and Mission Roads, with history of the site in Johnson County, Kansas, before the mall.

14. The Romantic Story of Meadow Lake The Romantic Story of Meadow Lake October/17/1962 Description and photos of the shopping mall at 76th and State Line Roads, with history of the site before the mall including its being a part of the Santa Fe Trail.

15. The Mayor of Whoopup Goes to Kansas City The Mayor of Whoopup Goes to Kansas City July-August//1975 Article about an Ozark town mayor bringing urban culture home from a visit to Kansas City. Photographs of shopping malls, fountains, downtown Kansas City.

16. The Malling of Grandview The Malling of Grandview April//1984 Article about the devastating impact on Grandview, Missouri, and its business "heart," Truman Corners, comparing the urban planning dilemma to the national history of shopping malls since their beginnings...

17. The Legends at Village West The Legends at Village West April 16, 2006 8-page advertising supplement detailing the grand opening of The Legends shopping center, April 22- May 7, 2006. Lists Calendar of Events and a directory of associated businesses.

18. The Dean of Bannister Mall The Dean of Bannister Mall November//1985 Article about Larry Guillot and the latest Pioneer Community College branch of the Metropolitan Community College system at Bannister Mall, a system of providing higher education to the high technology...

19. The Crown Jewel on Signboard Hill The Crown Jewel on Signboard Hill January-February//1975 Article with descriptive and photographic views of Crown Center, which covers up Signboard Hill, formerly the city's "most notorious eyesore."

20. The Country Club Plaza: Where Quality is a Tradition The Country Club Plaza: Where Quality is a Tradition 1967 Illustrated map of Country Club Plaza showing buildings and other features.