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J C Nichols Company
Ray, Mrs Sam (Mildred...
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Ford, Susan Jezak
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...
Slide Show on Country Club District Now Available
Brief description of a slide show prepared by Patricia Brown Glenn about "the development of Kansas City from the Country Club District and the Country Club Plaza across State Line into Mission Hills and...
St. Teresa's Academy
Photo and text about the school's new site in the Country Club District.
View of stone bridge and home on Pembroke Lane in the Country Club District.
Studio Architecture, Building, and Furnishing: Beauty in Community Planning
Article expounding on the positive aspects of the planning of the Country Club District, earning it a Good Housekeeping Shield of approval.
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,...
Suburban Subdivisions with Community Features: Suggestions for Realtors and Community Organizations, as Exemplified in the Country Club District of Kansas City, Mo.
Photos and article by J. C. Nichols about the Country Club District, developed by him in Kansas City, as a paradigm for planning suburban residential districts in other American cities, showing and describing...
The Country Club District
Map of Country Club District including Mission Hills, Indian Hills, Meyer Circle, Stratford Gardens, etc. On back is a map of the greater Kansas City area showing the Country Club district in relation...
The Country Club District Has Lost a Good Friend
Obituary for William Johnson (1845-1924), a native of the Shawnee Mission in Johnson County, Kansas, and contributor to the development of the Country Club Plaza.
The Country Club District: 1000 Acres Restricted
Photos of unnamed streets in the Country Club District.
The Country Club Plaza: Gateway to the Country Club District
Illustrated map of the Country Club Plaza showing buildings and other features.
The Grand American Avenue, 1850-1920
Chapter of the book devoted to Ward Parkway as one of the nation's finest avenues, planned by J. C. Nichols and George E. Kessler as a connection between the park and boulevard system and the Country Club...
The J. C. Nichols Investment Company Presents Two New Sub-division Extensions to the Country Club District
Color shaded map showing the new divisions of Greenway Fields and Hampstead Gardens in the Country Club District. Indicates current and proposed construction, and prices.
The James Home in Sunset Hill
Illustration and article about the Thomas James, or T. M. James residence at 1235 West 57th Street Terrace, "one block west of Ward Parkway in Sunset Hill" residential district, describing its landscaping,...
The Leafless American
Chapter of the book about the author's reminiscences as a child living in Kansas City with his mother starting in 1906. Includes descriptions of the city's dual character as "a smutty and religious town,"...
The New Directors
Photos of new directors of the Commercial Club Val Mintun (special agent of the Missouri & Kansas Telephone Company), J. C. Nichols (manager of the Country Club District), and R. L. Redpath (plant manager...
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...
The Story of Brookside & the Country Club District
Detailed histories of the Brookside and Country Club Districts from their bare real estate beginnings.
The Worlds of Mr. and Mrs. Bridge
Article discusses the novels Mrs. Bridge(1959) and Mr. Bridge(1969) by Evan S. Connell, Jr., and how the author was inspired by his early childhood spent around the Country Club Plaza District in 1930s...
To the Saddles and into the Boots! and onto the Trails We Go!
Photo and brief description of the house in the Country Club District, built in 1848 with a Civil War history.
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