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Country Club District
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J C Nichols Company
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Zoning Maps, Kansas City, Missouri
Zoning ordinance (1923) accompanied with 14 plates of maps "showing use districts."
Zoning Map, Kansas City, Missouri
Kansas City, Missouri, color-coded zoning map of nine zone classifications, including residence, retail, and industrial zones. "Information taken from city ordinance No. 45608 and the latest official data...
Zoning Map of Kansas City, Missouri
Zoning map of Kansas City with shading indicating zoning districts. Key on map. "Red areas indicate the location of zoning changes during the period June 1952 to January 1956."
March 7, 2010
Article describes the house built by architect Albert J. Yanda at 1102 Valentine Road. The steel, aluminum and glass structure, an assemblage of simple geometrics, nestles into a cliff, the back of the...
Full page ad for the Wornall Manor section of the Country Club District, across from the Wornall House, with map.
Woodland Park Residential District
File contains a pamphlet with photos, illustration, map, and information on the Woodland Park residential district "located in the beautiful Blue Ridge district, only a twenty-minute drive from the down-town...
Willard E. Winner
Photos, illustrations, and information on Willard Winner (1849-1929), a prominent real estate developer born in Iowa and raised in Kansas City, organizing the Winner Investment Company in 1883 and the...
Whittier Place--A Gem of Old Westport
Article about the architectural preservation of the homes "of Whittier Place, an addition to Kansas City, Missouri, in Westport," "bounded on the west by Wyandotte, the east by Baltimore, the north by...
Where May Kansas City Negroes Build Homes?
Submission of an idea for a separate but unmolested housing district exclusively for blacks.
When You Buy a Home Site You Make an Investment; Try to Make It a Safe One
Article written by Nichols about residential district planning of various aspects, with photos and drawings of homes.
What's Old is New Again
Article describes New Longview, a planned community integrating the historic Longview Farm in Lee's Summit, Missouri. The community is based on the concept of "new urbanism," which strives to reduce dependency...
Westwood: Community Blends Urban and Suburban Features
April 16, 2000
Photo and article about the Westwood residential district in Johnson County, Kansas, between 47th (or County Line Road), Mission, Rainbow, and Shawnee Mission Parkways, built mostly during World War II,...
Westwood Homes Assn., Plans Housing Inspection
Description of the operations of the Westwood Homes Association, "made up of 329 member homes" in the Westwood neighborhood, between 49th, State Line, 51st, and Ward Parkway.
Westport's Big Man
Photos, interview, and biographical article about Mike Perkins, unofficial "mayor" and promoter of Westport in 1981. Discussion on Westport's restaurants, bars and nightclubs, parking and security, surrounding...
Was It Worth the Cost?
October 13, 2004
The Housing and Economic Development Financial Corp. spent almost $600,000 acquiring and renovating two homes in Beacon Hill, 2518 Tracy Avenue and 2523 Tracy Avenue. The article discusses that the renovation...
Waldo: The Man behind It!
History of the Waldo business and residential district around 75th and Wornall Roads with biographical description of its namesake, Dr. David Waldo (1802-1878), a Santa Fe wagon trader from the late 1820s...
Waldo, a Beautiful City of Homes
Article describing the residential district, its history and growth, and important buildings and homes.
Waldo Residential District
File contains a booklet for a walking tour of the Valentine neighborhood in 1983.
Collection includes abstract of Waldo Park.
Waldo Land Investment Co. Offers for Sale the Following Lands as Shown on This Plot
Ad with map showing a race track between 71st, Holmes, 76th, and Oakland Avenue.
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