Indian Village Country Club: Homes Not Houses

Description

Promotional booklet for building family homes in 1920s luxury Kansas City suburban tract development now in the Santa Fe Hills neighborhood southeast of 85th St. and Wornall. It was to include rare amenities such as an open air theater, bell tower, pool, club house, and Dutch windmill. Built on property owned by Daniel Boone's son Nathan, and featuring the Boone school and home. Businessman developer Emory Sweeney founded an automobile school and WHB radio. Landscape architects Hare & Hare were to handle the project, and George Hamilton Stone was assigned as General Manager. Detailed plat map at center fold. The document claims that the neighborhood will, “exclude undesirable people from the standpoint of morals, character, and integrity.”

Date Created
1923
Modern Location
Kansas City, MO
Neighborhood
Person Name
Collection Title, Call or Box Number
MVSC PF F977.8411 I395
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Digital Object Identifier
MVSC-PF-F977.8411-I395