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Country Club District
Nichols, Jesse Clyde ...
Country Club Plaza
J C Nichols Company
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
Ford, Susan Jezak
City Development Depar...
J. C. Nichols Builds Again on Bedrock Worth Reckoning with
Comprehensive article about the story of the J. C. Nichols Company's land developments, with many photos and an annotated map.
George E. Nicholson Residence
Description and history of the George E. Nicholson residence designed by Thomas and William Wight in Kansas City. Built in 1917-1918, the house is located in the Sunset Hill addition of the Country Club...
Walter E. Bixby Sr. Residence
Description and history of the Walter E. Bixby Sr. residence in Kansas City designed by Edward W. Tanner and built 1935-1937. Located in the Country Club District, it was the first International Style...
Missouri: Mother of the West
Description of Nichols's career accomplishments and profound influences on urban planning "around the world."
Mission Hills--A Delightful Blending of the Rural and the Urban
Description of the first house in Mission Hills residential district in Johnson County, Kansas, being built on a former Indian agency building.
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.
The Story of Brookside & the Country Club District
Detailed histories of the Brookside and Country Club Districts from their bare real estate beginnings.
The Residential Fabric of a "Home-Oriented" City
Discussion about the city as a "livable" place, with descriptions and photos of older residential districts and neighborhoods incorporated with their own nearby business districts, such as the Country...
Condominium Conversions in Kansas City: Technical Bulletin 5
Discussion of pros and cons of condominiums in an urban planning perspective, showing graphs and a map of locations.
First-Prize Plan for New Subdivision in Country Club District, Kansas City, Missouri
Drawings or maps of prize-winning design for new subdivision at the restricted residential area along with qualifications for determining the winner.
Garden Homes: Planned and Executed by J. C. Nichols
Drawings, photographs, and floorplans of homes built in the Country Club District in the 1920s.
Jesse Clyde Nichols
Entry for J. C. Nichols' accomplishments and memberships, notably as appointee of three consecutive Presidents of the United States as a planner of the Washington, D.C. area, and for the Harvard University...
Suburban Nation: The Rise of Sprawl and the Decline of the American Dream
Excerpts from the book about problems with unmanaged urban sprawl or suburban growth, with references to and brief descriptions of Kansas City's Country Club District and its traditional town planning,...
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.
Simpson-Yeomans Residential District
File containing a nomination form for the National Register for the Simpson-Yeomans or Country Side residential district, becoming part of the Country Club District about 1908 on land owned by Edwin Yeomans...
Courtlandt Van Brunt
File containing an obituary for Courtlandt Van Brunt, "retired architect and former president of the Kansas City chapter of the American Institute for Architects [sic]," dying at the age of 75. Native...
Country Club District Art
File containing papers entitled "The Country Club District" and "The Outdoor Art of the Country Club District" by the Nichols Company.
Country Club Residential District
File contains photos, maps, illustrations, and information on the Country Club District residential district (and adjacent residential districts) near the Country Club Plaza.
A Guide to the New Foot Trails and Bridle Paths in Mission Hills. ..
Flying field on 1922 map of the Country Club District. Located at 67th Street between Belinder and Porter Roads (west of Belinder Road).
Bernard Corrigan Residence
Folder containing a nomination form for the National Register of Historic Places for the residence of Bernard Corrigan (1847-1913), "a contractor, street railway magnate, and real estate speculator" moving...
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