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An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza just east of the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Broadway. This vantage point faces north-northeast towards a gasoline filling station, a parking lot, and the Country Club Plaza Balcony Building in the background.

Date: 
July 22nd 1932

An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza at the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street.

Date: 
June 17th 1934

An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza near the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Wyandotte Street. This vantage point faces south towards the Riviera Apartment Hotel.

Date: 
September 25th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a fountain in the Country Club Plaza on Broadway between 47th Street and Alameda Road (now Nichols Road). This vantage point faces east towards the dome at the northeast corner of Central Street and Alameda.

Date: 
September 20th 1932

An autochrome photograph of a large decorative Halloween pumpkin in the Country Club Plaza on Alameda Road at Central Street.

Date: 
October 30th 1932

An autochrome photograph of two automobiles parked next to a bed of flowers in the Country Club Plaza at the southeast corner of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street. This vantage point faces north-northwest towards the building at the northeast corner of Alameda and Central.

Date: 
July 5th 1935

An autochrome photograph of a Santa Claus Chirstmas decoration at the corner of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street in the Country Club Plaza.

Date: 
December 13th 1932

An autochrome photograph of the Country Club Plaza Theater, taken from the east.

Date: 
September 25th 1932

An autochrome photograph of tulips growing in front of the Country Club Plaza Theater, taken from the east.

Date: 
May 9th 1939

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.

Date: 
1923

An aerial view of the Country Club Plaza in 1925, looking north-northwest near Brookside Boulevard and 51st Street.

Date: 
1925

This picture was taken looking northeast just east of the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street. Christmas decorations are shown on the streets of the Country Club Plaza.

Date: 
December 1925

Construction of the Country Club Plaza Theater began on March 2, 1928. The site bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and a new street to be put through on the west (Central Street). This vantage point faces northeast towards the intersection of 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

Date: 
March 2nd 1928

Interior of the Spanish-inspired Country Club Plaza Theater. The theater is bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and Central Street.

Date: 
1928

Interior view of Country Club Plaza Theater, showing its staircase, barrel-vaulted ceiling foyer, the Mudejar lighting fixtures in the ceiling, and paired side brackets on the walls, all made in Seville, Spain. The theater is bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and Central Street.

Date: 
October 9th 1928

Antique well-head originally from Barcelona, standing in the lounge. It concealed a drinking fountain. The theater is bounded by 47th Street and the Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), Wyandotte Street, and Central Street.

Date: 
October 9th 1928

250 year old antique Carrara marble bench from Venice, placed outside the wall surrounding one of the free parking stations, in the park space between the wall and public sidewalk. This vantage point faces north-northeast on Ward Parkway just west of Wyandotte Street.

Date: 
1928

This picture of the Country Club Plaza Theater was taken looking west-northwest at the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Wyandotte Street.

Date: 
1930

This picture of a Country Club Plaza parking lot was taken looking south-southwest from atop the Country Club Plaza Theater at Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Wyandotte Street.

Date: 
1930

An aerial view of the Country Club Plaza in 1930, looking north from the top of the Wornall Road hill. The Walnut Apartments complex is in the foreground.

Date: 
1930

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