Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression

Stores & shops

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This picture of the Suydam Building was taken in the Country Club Plaza looking north-northwest at the intersection of Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway) and 47th Street. The Suydam Building was later occupied by the House of Beauty and the Claude Keyes Drug Store. Gas station also pictured.

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This picture of the Country Club Plaza was taken looking southwest from atop the Ponce de Leon building at 4555 Main Street. The view shows Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway) with Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) branching off to the southwest.

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This picture of the Brookside Shopping District was taken looking northeast at the intersection of Brookside Boulevard and 63rd Street.

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This picture was taken looking south on Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway) toward the intersection of Mill Creek and 47th Street.

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Early picture of the 51st Street shopping center, the first business development built by J. C. Nichols Company. At time of photograph, the Country Club Grocery Co. Meat Market took up residence in this building. Located on the northeast corner of Brookside Boulevard and 51st Street, this building was better known by 1925 as part of the Colonial Shops.

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This picture was taken looking west-northwest on 55th Street between Brookside Boulevard and Oak Street. Large crowd of men, women, and children at Crestwood Shopping District on Easter 1935.

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This picture of the Tower Building and Wolferman Building was taken looking north-east at the intersection of 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

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The first unit of Country Club Plaza Triangle Building under construction. This picture was taken looking north-northwest at the intersection of 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

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This aerial photograph of the Country Club Plaza was taken near Oak Street just south of 47th Street (now Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard). Chandler's Nursery in the foreground with Sinclair Filling Station across the street to the North; the White Rose Filling Station to the west; Brush Creek to the south; the Standard Oil Filling Station at the corner of Wornall Road and Mill Creek Parkway.

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This photograph of the Triangle Building was taken looking north on 47th Street between Wyandotte and Central Streets. The second unit had just been completed with the Wymore Hardware Company as the first tenant in the west end of the building.

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Small group of children standing near an Easter bunny statue at Crestwood Shops in 1923. This vantage point faces south-southwest on 55th Street towards a coffee shop at 311 East 55th Street in the background.

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Brentnall Shop at 217 W. 47th Street, specializing in corsets, lingerie, and hosiery. This vantage point faces south on 47th Street between Wyandotte Street and Central Street.

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