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1. 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...

2. Biggerstaff Sells a Million a Year Biggerstaff Sells a Million a Year First Quarter//1953 Illustrations and biographical article about Bill Biggerstaff, a native Missourian, "1940 Golden Gloves light-heavyweight city boxing champion," and successful young realtor for the J. C. Nichols Company,...

3. City Bond and Mortgage Company Pledges Resources to Build Even Greater Kansas City City Bond and Mortgage Company Pledges Resources to Build Even Greater Kansas City 1950 Mortgage loan company at 10th and Grand Avenues, formerly a department of City National Bank, from 1918 to 1934.

4. Cityscape: It's Been a Real Special 50 Years Cityscape: It's Been a Real Special 50 Years October/12/2001 Photo and biographical article about James Nutter, 73-year-old realtor "celebrat[ing] his 50th anniversary as a licensed real estate broker" in 2001. Founder of James B. Nutter & Company, mortgage bankers,...

5. Commercial Real Estate Commercial Real Estate April 1, 2005 This month's issue contains "Industry Outlook", Vol. 5, #4 and concerns commercial real estate. Twenty of the area's leading realtors met at Ingram's headquarters to discuss the sectors of office, retail...

6. Commercial Real Estate Commercial Real Estate June 1, 2003 This issue of the magazine contains "Industry Outlook", v.3, No.6 and concerns commercial real estate in this area. Details meeting of more than 30 of Kansas City's real estate leaders which was held in...

7. Commercial Real Estate Commercial Real Estate November 2001 Photos and article reviewing recent buildings and other projects of several prominent local "construction companies, architects, engineers and commercial real estate developers and agents" with information...

8. Edna E. Perry Edna E. Perry File containing photos and information on Edna Perry, a civic activist, former manager of the KWKI radio station, and founder of the Edna E. Perry Real Estate Company at 4304 East 45th Terrace in Kansas...

9. Eugene D. Brown Dies at 80 Eugene D. Brown Dies at 80 May 17, 2008 Article about Eugene Brown, chairman of the old Eugene D. Brown Co. Realtors, who died May 14, 2008. The company was known for its Brown Bear logo and "had more than 400 employees when Brown sold it to...

10. G. B. Rhodes Real Estate and Investment Company G. B. Rhodes Real Estate and Investment Company 1911, ca. Information on the commercial and residential real estate company located in the Sharp Building.

11. He Makes Homes Grow in Waste Places He Makes Homes Grow in Waste Places March//1923 Interview with Nichols on his business tactics in the growth of his real estate development, along with anecdotes about neighbors causing notable nuisances.

12. Herbert V. Jones and Company Herbert V. Jones and Company 1963, ca. File containing a pamphlet with illustrations and information on the Herbert V. Jones & Company real estate business founded in 1919 by "the late Herbert V. Jones" in "the National Fidelity Life Building."...

13. Herman Shapiro Obituary Herman Shapiro Obituary September/5/1960 Obituary for Herman Shapiro, founder and president of the Assured Realty Corporation, dying at the age of 65 on September 4, 1960.

14. Homkor Gets City Financing to Proceed Homkor Gets City Financing to Proceed January/24/2001 Photo and article about the acquistion and renovation of "the long-vacant University Hospital building" in the Northeast neighborhood by "Homkor of Missouri, a private real estate development company."...

15. Housing Pioneer Improved KC Area Housing Pioneer Improved KC Area October 6, 2007 Editorial page article mentions African American real-estate agent Don Sewing who in 1966 moved his family to Fairway in Johnson County, Kansas. This move broke the color barrier in northeast Johnson County....

16. Hoyt-Ballentine-Kelley Investment Company Hoyt-Ballentine-Kelley Investment Company circa 1911. Photos of the company's interior and description of the business at 1009 Baltimore Avenue.

17. Industry Outlook: Commercial Real Estate Industry Outlook: Commercial Real Estate March 2002 Photos and a group of articles dealing with commercial real estate concerns. Includes a Feb. 25, 2002, meeting with a group of select real estate professionals co-chaired by Ken Block of Block and Company...

18. J. C. Nichols Company J. C. Nichols Company

19. J. C. Nichols Company. ..78 Years of Excellence in Kansas City Real Estate J. C. Nichols Company. ..78 Years of Excellence in Kansas City Real Estate May-June//1983 Full-page advertisement of the company's history and successes in the real estate business.

20. J. C. Nichols Company: A Kansas City Original J. C. Nichols Company: A Kansas City Original July//1980 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.