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J C Nichols Company
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Article profiles The Village at Shoal Creek Valley. Making its debut in 2005, this second planned neighborhood of the Shoal Creek Valley Residential District integrates historic designs with an eye toward...
Briarcliff-Davidson-Antioch Area Plan: Area Plan 39
Land use, long-range plans, and maps of the Briarcliff, Davidson, and Antioch residential districts, bounded collectively by Highway 169, I-35, Englewood Road, and North Kansas City city limits.
Brief History of Historic Preservation in Kansas City
Comprehensive article about the history of architectural preservation in Kansas City and the nation, with most efforts beginning after the 1960s, including Quality Hill, but the first probably the 1922...
Short notice of the plans "to restore and preserve Roanoke Court, a group of seven historically significant apartment buildings" at 3659-3689 Summit Road.
Bringing out the Beauty in the Beast
File contains an article about the residence in the Hyde Park residential district of "prominent K. C. lawyer, Frank Brumback and his wife Louise Upton Brumback, or Louise Brumback, a painter," and their...
September 30, 2000
Brief article about the Brookside district or Brookside neighborhood and the "pending demise of our [its] Brookside Amoco station," among other traditional neighborhood institutions with the advent of...
Brookside Residential District
File contains newspaper clippings about the district, a pamphlet on a park in memory of Bob Arfsten, proprietor of the Brookside Dime Store.
Brookside: A Small Town in a Big City
Article describing the Brookside neighborhood as a mixed residential and business district, similar to a small town, with photos and illustrated map.
Budd Park Area Downzoned
April 9, 2003
The article states "The City Council voted Thursday to approve the ordinances to re-zone the C-1 properties at St. John and Brighton Avenues to residential districts." Among other things, this would include...
Business in Brief: Quality Hill
News of the final approval of the $37 million redevelopment project for Quality Hill, located between 10th, Broadway, 12th, and Pennsylvania Avenues.
Business: Crestwood Tenants Secure Destiny
Article about the purchase in the Brookside neighborhood by local business people of the Crestwood Shopping Center, "the first commercial building built by J. C. Nichols," describing the improvements to...
Case & Norman's Stranger's Guide to Kansas City, Missouri
Aerial view of Kansas City seen from northwest. Shows streets, bridges, buildings, and railroads. Many buildings are identified. Continuation of title: ". . . showing principal points of interest correctly...
Center Annex Residential District
Page of the booklet describing housing, population, schools, and recreation for the area between 75th, city limits, the Southern Pacific Railroad, and Woodland Avenues, with map on the inside cover.
Center Residential District
Page of the booklet describing housing, population, schools, and recreation for the area between 79th, Prospect, city limits, and Troost Avenue, with map on the inside cover.
Central Hyde Park Is Nominated to the National Register of Historic Places
News of the nomination of the "Central Hyde Park District" for the National Register, primarily a residential neighborhood.
Central Industrial District, Kansas City, U.S.A.
Map of central industrial district area including Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas at the confluence of the Missouri and Kansas Rivers. Shows stockyards, railroad yards, railroad lines, freight...
Century Later, House is New
July 16, 2006
Story of restoration of Georgian Revival house near 37th and Gillham Road. Laurence Bate bought the house in 2004 and spent two years and $250,000 renovating it. For his work, he received the George Ehrlich...
Changes in Plaza Plan May Lead to Initiative Petition
Discusses changes in plans of real estate developer Cecil Van Tuyl regarding development of a residential area just west of the Country Club Plaza.
Charming to a "T"
Article describes the city of Westwood, Kansas. Westwood is bordered by 47th Street and Shawnee Mission Parkway to the north and south, Mission Road to the east, and Rainbow to the west. "In the late 1940s,...
Chic Center at the Spot Where Kansas City Began
Story of the Westport Square business district centered at Pennsylvania and Westport Roads, designed to reinvigorate surrounding residential districts, discussing also the problems caused by such development,...
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