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An autochrome photograph showing a pedestrian bridge over Brush Creek near the intersection of Central Street and Ward Parkway in the Country Club Plaza. This vantage point faces northeast with the penthouse atop the Ponce De Leon in the distance.

Date: 
May 8th 1938

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 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 fountain in the Country Club Plaza at the intersection of Central Street and 47th Street. This vantage point faces south with the Locarno Apartments in the left background. The fountain has since been moved to the northwest corner of Central Street and Nichols Road.

Date: 
September 30th 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 the J. C. Nichols Company office building, taken from the southeast.

Date: 
June 10th 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 a marble bench in the Country Club Plaza on Ward Parkway between Wyandotte Street and Central Street. This vantage point faces north-northwest with the building at the northeast corner of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street in the background.

Date: 
September 29th 1932

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

This picture was taken looking north from atop the J. C. Nichols Building, between Broadway and Central Street, Alameda Road and Ward Parkway. The parking lot was located between Broadway and Central Street, Alameda Road and 47th Street. The Plaza Balcony Building is shown in background.

Date: 
1930

This picture was taken looking east-northeast at the intersection of Alameda Road (now Nichols Road) and Central Street.

Date: 
1931

Halloween decorations on the Plaza, showing the shack of the Plaza Witch who would read your future for free. This picture was taken looking south at the southwest corner of Alameda Road and Central Street. This shack was located at the future site of the Plaza Medical Building. The J. C. Nichols Company Building is shown in the background.

Date: 
1933

Exterior view of the many people attending the 4th Annual Country Club Plaza Artists' Fair at the southwest corner of Central Street and Alameda Road (now Nichols Road), held from September 7-12, 1935. This vantage point faces northeast towards this intersection from atop the J. C. Nichols Company Building.

Date: 
September 1935
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