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'Charm of Ageless Elegance'
July 3, 2005
Photos of houses and description of Country Club Heights, south of the Country Club Plaza and north of Brookside. Houses featured in photos with current selling prices include 634 W. 59th Terrace; 630...
'Spectacular Homes' with Immediate Move-In Opportunities
November 11, 2006
Photos and description of Woodland Reserve, voted the 2006 'Community of the Year' by Kansas City Homes and Gardens magazine.
16th and Genesee
Early view looking southwest from 14th and Bluff towards 16th and Genesee. Primarily a residential area showing uneven bluff terrain.
18th and Vine: A Historical Map
Illustrated map of area bounded by Parade Park, Woodland Avenue, 19th Street, and the Paseo. Reverse side features descriptions of the businesses and buildings depicted on the map.
1914 Map of Kansas City, Showing the Kansas City Manufacturing District
Map of greater Kansas City (including Independence, Missouri) with the Kansas City Manufacturing District indicated in red; street car lines are indicated in red, as well. An inset map shows an enlarged...
2002 Home of the Year Awards
Photographs and article about the "Homes of the Year 2002". The awards recognize excellence in the homebuilding and remodeling industry.
54-56 Janssen Place Opens to Friends
History and description of the residence originally home to the founder of the Jenkins Music Company, J. W. Jenkins, at 54-56 Janssen Place.
63rd Street: A Vital Link
February 13, 2013
Article focuses on the history, diversity, and gradual rebirth of the 63rd Street Corridor, which stretches from State Line Road east into Raytown, Missouri. The road is described as a "vital artery" that...
75 Years of Growth and Service: J. C. Nichols Co.
Article on shopping center and residential developments by the real estate company in Prairie Village, Brookside, etc.
A Central City Neighborhood Makes a Comeback
Article about the integrity of the Westport residential community, focusing on its neighborhood organizations designed to preserve its older and characteristic architecture, with several photos, including...
A Field Guide to the Crossroads Art District
May 1, 2005
Map depicting the area roughly between Truman Road (north boundary), Pershing Road (south boundary), Broadway (west boundary) and Cherry Street (east boundary). Includes drawings and identification of...
A Guide to the New Foot Trails and Bridle Paths in Mission Hills and Indian Hills Country Club District
Trails in the Mission Hills and Indian Hills area, shown in color.
A Home Apart
Photos and text describing a 1950s N. W. Dible built home in Rockhill Manor.
A Home District Beautiful
Photos, architectural drawings, and article about the Country Club District of Kansas City, with details of its beauty and design and history, including an interview with "J. C. Nichols, designer and builder...
A Kansas City Architect: Clarence Erasmus Shepard
Photos, illustration, and biographical article about Clarence Erasmus Shepard, or Clarence Shepard (1869-1949), a Kansas City architect, artist, and landscape engineer. Native of New York growing up in...
A Map of the Country Club District
Map of the Country Club District with drawings illustrating people, places, and events in Kansas City history.
A National Register Update
Update of the National Register after the one-year hiatus of the organization, with two residential districts and two buildings.
A Very Upscale Appeal
January 15, 2003
Story about the Kirkwood development located near the Country Club Plaza at 49th and Wornall. It is to be a very upscale, affluent condominium area. Article includes a color photocopy of the model of the...
About Town: Giddyap, New Paint!
Article about the volunteer painting project of Century 21 and the Kansas City Neighborhood Development Department to help the elderly residents of the Mount Cleveland neighborhood, between 53rd, Missouri...
Abstract of Title, Dundee Place
Reproductions of the legal recordings of the plat of Dundee Place, located on the site of the old city fairgrounds.
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