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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...
Hare, Sid J. and S. Herbert Hare
Information including illustrations on the architectural firm of Hare & Hare, made up of Sidney Hare (1860-1938) and his son S. Herbert Hare (1888-1960), begun in 1910 and continuing into the late 1900s...
He Didn't Stop with the Vision
Photos and biographical article about J. C. Nichols and his city planning projects in Kansas City with the Country Club residential district and Country Club Plaza shopping center, etc.
He Makes Homes Grow in Waste Places
Interview with Nichols on his business tactics in the growth of his real estate development, along with anecdotes about neighbors causing notable nuisances.
He Makes Homes Grow in Waste Places: The Story of a Kansas City Man, Just over Forty, Who Has Made a Fortune and Who Has Done a Great Service in the Real Estate Business
Photo and interview of Jesse Clyde Nichols, or J. C. Nichols, describing his life and career as a ground-breaking real estate developer and residential district planner in Kansas City.
Historic Notes about Neighborhoods: Kansas City's Country Club District
General history of the Country Club District, starting in 1905 "out in the country" and developing into a carefully planned standard of residential planning.
History of the Neighborhood
History and current description of "the excellent example of the planned residential subdivisions developed by the J. C. Nichols Company," including the Crestwood residential district established in 1919...
HKCF Homes Tour in Sunset Hill
Brief review of residences in Sunset Hill on the upcoming homes tour.
Homes and Floor Plans
This issue contains photos of homes with floor plans of some residences built by the J. C. Nichols Company in the Country Club District.
Homes Beautiful in Kansas City
Article by J. C. Nichols about the residences and planning of the Country Club District, with photos of the homes of E. Dickinson, H. D. Seavey, E. L. Brundrett, B. Rockwell, and Mrs. Hugh C. Ward.
Important Notice--Arguments for Repeal: Country Club Freeway Ordinance
Paper prepared by the Kansas City Betterment Association at 7033 Brookside Boulevard about the (proposed but never built) "Highly Controversial Plans to Construct a Freeway Through the Country Club District."...
J. C. Nichols
Microfilm containing Nichols speeches and articles about him.
J. C. Nichols and the Shaping of Kansas City: Innovation in Planned Residential Communities
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.
J. C. Nichols Collection Finding Aid
1912-1960 (bulk 1922-1950)
J. C. Nichols was born in Olathe, Kansas, in 1880 and died in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1950. He was a major residential land developer in the metropolitan area. He was a pioneer in the development of...
J. C. Nichols Company
J. C. Nichols Company. ..78 Years of Excellence in Kansas City Real Estate
Full-page advertisement of the company's history and successes in the real estate business.
J. C. Nichols Company: A Kansas City Original
Article describing in detail the origins of the J. C. Nichols Company's real estate ventures, eventually materializing in the Country Club District and Plaza.
J. C. Nichols Company: Fifty Years of Development
History of the real estate company, tracing the development of the planned residential district and shopping center tailored for automobiles.
J. C. Nichols Dies
Front page obituary of Nichols, highlighting his real estate and planning career.
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