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1. 'Curse of Covenant' Persists 'Curse of Covenant' Persists February 13, 2005 Restrictive housing rules written years ago in covenants in home owners association documents, are still in writing. "Although many Kansas City area residents are not even aware of them, more than 1,200...

2. . ..Presenting J. C. Nichols: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month . ..Presenting J. C. Nichols: Swing Nominee for Man of the Month May//1948 Photo and biographical article about Jesse Clyde Nichols, or J. C. Nichols, 67-year-old founder of the Country Club District, Country Club Plaza, J. C. Nichols Company and a nationally prominent urban...

3. 1000 Acres Restricted, Country Club District: J. C. Nichols 1000 Acres Restricted, Country Club District: J. C. Nichols June//1909 Restricted to single residences only, ranging in value from $3,000 to $10,000 and up. Large lots and acre tracts with city conveniences. No monotonous repetition of the same design of houses.Ample parkways...

4. 75 Years of Growth and Service: J. C. Nichols Co. 75 Years of Growth and Service: J. C. Nichols Co. May//1980 Article on shopping center and residential developments by the real estate company in Prairie Village, Brookside, etc.

5. 8th Street, West from Walnut 8th Street, West from Walnut Postcard of 8th Street, West from Walnut

6. A Can-Do Mood in Condo Market A Can-Do Mood in Condo Market September 18, 2005 Article describes real estate agents who havew pinned their hopes on the condominium "boom" in the downtown area. It also discusses who is buying the condominiums. A map shows clusters of condos in the...

7. A Career Selling Historic Northeast A Career Selling Historic Northeast December 21, 2005 Article features northeast real estate agent Tony Termini who graduated from Northeast High School in 1980. He began is career in 1985 with Phil and Jo Mangiaracina, owners of JoMag Realty. He works now...

8. A Century of Growth in Real Estate: Highways, Developers Help Mold Metro's Look A Century of Growth in Real Estate: Highways, Developers Help Mold Metro's Look December/10-16/1999 Retrospective article describing the growth of Kansas City.

9. A Lady Revealed A Lady Revealed Fall//1998 Article about the secret identities and hidden pasts of former mistresses and real estate women Louise Heorath (born in 1866 as Cora Totty) and Annie Chambers (born in 1843 as Leannah Kearns), around 1900....

10. A Legacy of Service in Kansas City A Legacy of Service in Kansas City August 2007 Michael's Fine Clothes for Men has been in business for over 100 years in the Kansas City area. Opened by Michael Novorr in 1905, the business has thrived at 1830 Main Street and has now become a vital...

11. A Long Distance Love Affair: P. A. Valentine's "Armorous" Relationship with Kansas City A Long Distance Love Affair: P. A. Valentine's "Armorous" Relationship with Kansas City Spring 2007 Article details the life of P. A. Valentine, a real estate investor and developer for whom Valentine Road is named after. Valentine, who never lived in Kansas City, was instrumental in banking, real estate,...

12. A Look at Frank Morgan A Look at Frank Morgan April//1984 Photos, illustration, map (of his real estate holdings north of the river), and biographical article about Frank Sherman Morgan, or Frank Morgan, a "low profile" business executive and real estate developer...

13. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Seth Ward, a pioneer real estate investor and former western trader of Westport. Born in Virginia in 1820 and moving to Independence in 1838 and operating as a trader on the Santa Fe Trail...

14. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Richard Steele, a retired "capitalist" of Kansas City. Born in Kentucky in 1832 and raised on "the old homestead being located on the main road between Independence and Westport" near...

15. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. A Memorial and Biographical Record of Kansas City and Jackson County, Mo. 1896 Photo and bio of Captain John Weller (1825-1884), a real estate developer and former riverboat captain. Born in Illinois in 1825 and coming to Jackson County, Missouri in 1854 as a farmer before operating...

16. A Record of Current Events: Beautifying Kansas City A Record of Current Events: Beautifying Kansas City July 8, 1911 Photos and captions for various parts of Kansas City's new park and boulevard system, describing its beautifying effect and increase of real estate values and transportation efficiency, including before...

17. A Sketch of My Life Written for My Children and a Buffalo Hunt in Nebraska in 1871 A Sketch of My Life Written for My Children and a Buffalo Hunt in Nebraska in 1871 1927 Autobiographical booklet by Charles Fessenden Morse, or Charles Morse, a real estate and railroad businessman in Kansas City in the late 1800s and early 1900s. Photos and description of his life and career,...

18. A Study of the Effects of Negro Invasion on Real Estate Values A Study of the Effects of Negro Invasion on Real Estate Values January//1957 Article about the "attempt to determine effects, if any, of the invasion of Negroes on real estate values in a selected area of Kansas City, Missouri."

19. A Trapper's Tale: The Exciting Life of S. E. Ward Half a Century Ago A Trapper's Tale: The Exciting Life of S. E. Ward Half a Century Ago November/4/1888 Biographical article about Seth Ward, a western trader and real estate investor of Westport and Independence, Missouri, featuring details of his Rocky Mountain career starting in 1838.

20. A Whole Lot of Entertainment Is Coming to Town A Whole Lot of Entertainment Is Coming to Town February//1975 Ad with illustration and photo for the never-built but nevertheless real estate award-winning Riverfront Village, a "shopping and recreational" center on the river front area.