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1. A Gasoline Filling Station in Fashionable Architectural Garb A Gasoline Filling Station in Fashionable Architectural Garb April/9/1916 Illustration and caption about the aesthetically disguised gasoline station built by the Standard Oil Company at 62nd Street Terrace and Brookside Boulevard and designed by architect John Van Brunt.

2. Biography of Albert Isaac Beach (1883-1939), Mayor of Kansas City (1924-1930) Biography of Albert Isaac Beach (1883-1939), Mayor of Kansas City (1924-1930)

3. Brookside Shopping Center Brookside Shopping Center Information about the Brookside district as a mixed-use shopping center and residential district at about 63rd and Brookside Boulevard (between Main and Wornall Roads). Description of its history, established...

4. Brush Creek Valley Project Area Brush Creek Valley Project Area August 1978 City plans for Brush Creek area in the Plaza District including flood prevention and zoning.

5. Budd Park Area Downzoned 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...

6. Buildings Blocks Buildings Blocks June//1995 Article about planning for Downtown's future for commercial and retail businesses, examining parking, zoning, renovation, conventions, etc.

7. C-X Zoning Proposed to Control Porno Shops C-X Zoning Proposed to Control Porno Shops September//1976 Description of a proposed zoning law to restrict locations of "adult book stores, theatres, model shops, bath houses, massage shops and body painting studios," to be presented to the City Plan Commission....

8. City Council Okays Westside Downsizing City Council Okays Westside Downsizing March 30 - April 5, 2006 The Kansas City Council downsized an area stretching from 26th to 31st Streets and Summit to Mercier Streets. The move is designed to preserve the historical and single-family environment by restricting...

9. City Council: Who Are These People? City Council: Who Are These People? January//1983 Photo and biographical description of J. Harold Hamil, a 76-year-old City Council member (in 1983) and "an old newspaperman who came to Kansas City in 1951 to work for Farmland Industries," appointed about...

10. City Tears Down Signs City Tears Down Signs February/10/1929 Article about the city government's new zoning policy of enforcing the removal of unauthorized signs, led by City Manager McElroy, showing the dismantling of signboards at 39th and Main Streets.

11. City Windown Interview with Joseph C. Canizaro City Windown Interview with Joseph C. Canizaro February-March//1975 Interview with Canizaro, the real estate developer owning most of the River Quay project, discussing various business, zoning, and other issues.

12. Cleaver Honored for Leadership Cleaver Honored for Leadership November 20, 1986 Biographical article about Reverend Emanuel Cleaver, "pastor of St. James Paseo United Methodist Church and a member of the Kansas City Council," receiving the annual Centurions Leadership Award. The Chamber...

13. Coleman Highlands--a Special Zoning Situation Coleman Highlands--a Special Zoning Situation May//1981 History of the Coleman Highlands residential district (or neighborhood), zoned for single-family dwellings, originally owned by William Gillis in 1836, and sold to William Coleman in 1869.

14. Coleman Highlands Is Hard to Find but Worth the Trip Coleman Highlands Is Hard to Find but Worth the Trip May//1976 Concise article describing the location, nature, and zoning for single-family residences in the small residential district "on the bluffs north of Roanoke Park," between 31st, 35th, Holly, and Southwest...

15. Colonial Village Development in Kansas City, Mo. Colonial Village Development in Kansas City, Mo. March//1933 Description of the housing development with strict zoning to ensure adherence of high property value and livability of the neighborhood.

16. Comprehensive Plan: Westport Planning Area, 1971 Preliminary Draft, Kansas City, Missouri Comprehensive Plan: Westport Planning Area, 1971 Preliminary Draft, Kansas City, Missouri 1971 Sections of the report about the need and methods for preserving historic structures and areas in the Westport area by Kansas City's City Planning Department. Discussion of legal and practical methods...

17. Comprehensive Plan: Westport Planning Area, 1971 Preliminary Draft, Kansas City, Missouri Comprehensive Plan: Westport Planning Area, 1971 Preliminary Draft, Kansas City, Missouri 1971 Preliminary report by the Kansas City Development (or Planning) Department on the projected land use for the Westport area, bounded by 31st, Troost, Ward, and State Line Road. Comprehensive discussion...

18. Council Approves Brookside Zoning Ordinance: Proposal Will Create Special Business District, Limit Building Council Approves Brookside Zoning Ordinance: Proposal Will Create Special Business District, Limit Building Size and Encourage Pedestrians December/6/2000 Notice about the approval by the Kansas City Council of "a zoning ordinance that will restrict national retail outlets, or 'big box' stores, from moving into the Brookside area," involving "10.3 acres...

19. Country Club District Country Club District 1960 Portion of Kansas City from Country Club Plaza south to 83rd Street, and from Holmes Street west to Lamar Ave.

20. Deaths: A. J. Hillix Deaths: A. J. Hillix January/16/1969 Obituary for Judge A. J. Hillix, "72, Dearborn, former director of the Platte County planning and zoning commission," born near Camden Point, Missouri, and becoming a judge in 1946 and Kansas City Aviation...