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201. Country Club Residential District 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.

202. Court of the Penguins Court of the Penguins 1980 View looking east of the Court of the Penguins on the Country Club Plaza (south side of 47th Street). Architect Ed Wimmer, of Linscott, Haylett, Wimmer & Wheat, received an award for his design of this...

203. Cover Story: Local Heroes Cover Story: Local Heroes December//1991 Photo and bios of Bill Crooks and Paul Khoury, "owners and founders of PB&J Restaurants Inc.," a group of different restaurants around the city, starting in 1987 with Paradise Diner in Oak Park Mall and...

204. Cupcake Land: Requiem for the Midwest in the Key of Vanilla Cupcake Land: Requiem for the Midwest in the Key of Vanilla November//1987 Essay by local author Richard Rhodes comparing Kansas City to east and west coast cities, calling its suburbs "Cupcake Land," by virtue of their sweet, clean, and pleasant but vacuous nature. Discussion...

205. Curtiss-Wright Flying Service Photograph Collection Finding Aid Curtiss-Wright Flying Service Photograph Collection Finding Aid ca1920-1940 This collection contains 57 black and white 8" x 10" photographs housed in one box. Views include downtown area, West bottoms, riverfront area, industrial areas, midtown area including Union Station and...

206. Daniel MacMorris: Going Strong at 85 Daniel MacMorris: Going Strong at 85 February 1979 Photos, illustrations, and biographical article about Daniel MacMorris, an 85-year-old (in 1979) "painter and muralist of international renown" with "studio in the Sophian Plaza." Description of his life...

207. Death Closes Busy Life of Mrs. Bartle Death Closes Busy Life of Mrs. Bartle December/8/1987 Photo and obituary of Mrs. H. Roe Bartle, the widow of the former mayor of Kansas City, dying at the age of 82.

208. Deaths: Harry L. Wagner Deaths: Harry L. Wagner August/3/1973 Obituary for architect Harry Wagner, designer of "several hundred" homes in the Country Club Plaza District, as well as some churches and the remodeling of Municipal Stadium.

209. Demanding a Grander Vision Demanding a Grander Vision 2004 The authors outline their vision of "River Crown Plaza," an urban corridor stretching from the River Market to Country Club Plaza. The corridor would be characterized by a high-density, high-quality built...

210. Developer Buys BMA Tower Developer Buys BMA Tower October 12, 2004 SWD Communities in Newport Beach, California, "has purchased the former BMA Tower by Penn Valley Park and will convert it into condominiums designed to rival those on the Country Club Plaza." The original...

211. Developers Plan Condo Project Near Plaza Developers Plan Condo Project Near Plaza August 17, 2007 A 1950s-era apartment building located at 4700 Roanoke Parkway near the Country Club Plaza is to be renovated into 26 condominiums. The project has been named 4700 and the location offers a good view of...

212. Developing Outlying Shopping Centers Developing Outlying Shopping Centers July 1929 J. C. Nichols's zoning suggestions for outlying urban shopping centers, including photos, with the example of the Plaza with its uniform arrangements in wide streets, shorter buildings, and Spanish design....

213. Diamond Safari Diamond Safari September/7/1972 Photo with caption about the 50th anniversary of the Plaza at the Alameda Plaza Hotel, with a $50-per-plate "Diamond Safari Ball."

214. Diana Fountain Diana Fountain

215. Dining Out: A Grand Place to Gather Dining Out: A Grand Place to Gather March//1987 Review of the Granfalloon Bar & Grill at the Plaza, with "the name: '. ..taken from a novel by Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. ..refers to "a proud and meaningless association of human beings".'"

216. Dining Out: La Mediterranee Dining Out: La Mediterranee December//1981 Critique of the French restaurant at the Plaza.

217. Dining: G/R Scores Another Hit with Bristol Bar & Grill Dining: G/R Scores Another Hit with Bristol Bar & Grill May//1980 Article with photo about the new restaurant at 4740 Jefferson Street on the Plaza, with an exotic seafood menu and fancy interior decoration.

218. Distant View of Locarno and Villa Serena Apartments Distant View of Locarno and Villa Serena Apartments Distant view; also shows the Villa Serena apartments; located in the 300 block of Ward Parkway.

219. Do You Know? Surprising Tidbits about Our Unique State Do You Know? Surprising Tidbits about Our Unique State Spring-Summer//1990 One page of various little-known facts about the state of Missouri, pertaining to Abraham Lincoln, Aunt Jemima, the Country Club Plaza, etc.

220. Donald C. Gerhardt Dies Donald C. Gerhardt Dies December 30, 2008 Obituary for Donald C. Gerhardt who died December 26, 2008, at Menorah Medical Center. He was born August 7, 1928, in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Clemens P. Gerhardt and Felicitas C. Gerhardt. He...