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1. Zona Rosa Celebrates First Year in Kansas City Zona Rosa Celebrates First Year in Kansas City June, 2005 Article describes the first year of existence of the Northland shopping district, Zona Rosa. The area was designed to be pedestrian-friendly, mixing retail, residential, office, and entertainment space....

2. Year End Review Year End Review January/8/1961 Review of major events of 1960 in the city, with several articles and photos about Downtown, new bank buildings, urban renewal and urban planning projects, including shopping centers, new sewer systems,...

3. Window on the City Window on the City August-September//1974 Report on the success of the brand new Crown Center and its contribution to Midtown.

4. Where Is It Now? When Wards Was Mighty: It Was a Great Day for the Area Where Is It Now? When Wards Was Mighty: It Was a Great Day for the Area February 2001 Photo and history of the Montgomery Wards clothing and department store at Ward Parkway Shopping Center, opened in 1959 and planned for closing in 2001. Description of its past success as "the flagship...

5. Where Blacks Are Forced to Shop Where Blacks Are Forced to Shop September 7-13, 2007 The first installment in a series of articles about the dwindling number of urban shopping centers in Kansas City. As a result, many African Americans are forced to shop outside of their neighborhoods...

6. Westport Square Westport Square September//1974 Map, photo, and article about the "new Westport Square Development in the Westport district," intended as a commercial area preserving at least part of the old Westport's historical flavor. Also a detailed...

7. Ward Parkway Shopping Center Ward Parkway Shopping Center

8. Waldo Area Waldo Area 1977 Looking south along the 7400 block of Broadway.

9. Victor Regnier (1918-2000) Commercial Developer Victor Regnier (1918-2000) Commercial Developer 2006 Short article about Johnson County, Kansas, commercial developer Victor Regnier. He developed Leawood's Ranch Mart Shopping Center at 95th Street and Mission Road in the late 1950s. He began building homes...

10. Urban State of Mind Urban State of Mind October 2009 Article looks at several area mixed-use developments like Leawood's Mission Farms and Park Place, Lee's Summit's New Longview and Downtown Main Street, and the Northland's Zona Rosa. "Essentially a reinvention...

11. Truman Corners Shopping Center Truman Corners Shopping Center 1960 Looking north from southern end of shopping center; located in Grandview, Missouri. Also shows Katz Drug Store sign.

12. Truman Corners Shopping Center Truman Corners Shopping Center 1960 Looking north from southern end of shopping center. Also shows Katz Drug Store sign.

13. Travel in the South: Christmas in Kansas City Travel in the South: Christmas in Kansas City December 2000 Photos and article about "the streets of Kansas City's Country Club Plaza," lit up during the Christmas season with "almost 100 miles of lights" for shoppers and visitors.

14. Top Area Shopping Centers Top Area Shopping Centers March 30-April 5, 2007 List of Kansas City area 25 top shopping centers ranked by total leasable square feet as well as a sidebar with them ranked by number of stores.

15. To Boost Midtown, Renovate Housing To Boost Midtown, Renovate Housing July 5, 2003 Column on development of midtown area of Kansas City describes how tax revenues from two shopping centers have not provided sufficient funds to renovate housing in nearby neighborhoods.

16. Time for New Developer? Time for New Developer? February 28, 2009 Article describes problems involved in developing the Citadel Plaza shopping center at 63rd and Prospect. City officials are considering whether or not to break the contract with the Community Development...

17. There's Still Big Opportunity for the Old Shopping Centers There's Still Big Opportunity for the Old Shopping Centers March//1955 Article about the history of a planned shopping center adjacent to a residential district, both new in 1915, in the vicinity of 31st and Indiana Avenue, and the revitalization of the store buildings of...

18. The Story of Ranch Mart The Story of Ranch Mart October/17/1962 Description and photos of the shopping mall at 95th and Mission Roads, with history of the site in Johnson County, Kansas, before the mall.

19. The Romantic Story of Meadow Lake The Romantic Story of Meadow Lake October/17/1962 Description and photos of the shopping mall at 76th and State Line Roads, with history of the site before the mall including its being a part of the Santa Fe Trail.

20. The Mayor of Whoopup Goes to Kansas City The Mayor of Whoopup Goes to Kansas City July-August//1975 Article about an Ozark town mayor bringing urban culture home from a visit to Kansas City. Photographs of shopping malls, fountains, downtown Kansas City.