South Plaza

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Object Type: 
Maps

Map of "The Country Club District including Sunset Hill, Mission Hills, Hampstead Gardens, Wornall Manor, Greenway Fields, '1,500 Acres Restricted', Planned, Developed and Offered Exclusively by J. C. Nichols." This street map shows property owners of larger estates and includes an inset map with relative location in Kansas City.

Object Type: 
Maps

Street map of a "Scenic Route Through the Country Club District: America's Most Beautiful Residential Section, 2000 Acres Restricted." The scenic route is indicated in red; specific directions are at bottom of map. Map shows Kansas City Country Club, Mission Hills Country Club, and names of neighborhoods. Printed at the top: "Put this in the pocket of your automobile for use the next time you are pleasure driving."

Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph with caption, "looking northeast along Wyandotte Street across 52nd Street showing proposed widening for the Main Street extension." Several homes, a woman, and a child riding a tricycle on the sidewalk are shown.

Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph with caption, "The Main Street hump north of 49th Street is high above the playground of the E. C. White School. The picture shows a proposal to cut 6 feet of elevation of Main Street to a grade of 4.18%. This vantage point faces northwest from the north side of 49th Street between Main Street and Walnut Street.

Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph with caption, "proposed extension of Brookside Boulevard north to connect with Main at 41st Street." At the time, Brookside Boulevard was to be extended north until 41st Street were it would meet with Main Street. The Country Club Car Line, Ponce de Leon Hotel, 47th Street, St. Luke's Hospital, Park Lane Hotel, and Plaza Shops are pictured looking north.

Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph with caption, "The former brickyard and rock quarry south of Brush Creek and west of Main Street." This vantage point faces south from near the intersection of Wyandotte Street and Ward Parkway and shows annotations labeling Brush Creek and street intersections.

Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph with caption, "The old brickyard and quarry west of Main Street and south of Brush Creek." This vantage point faces south on Baltimore just north of its intersection with Ward Parkway. The photograph's annotations label street intersections and show proposed road improvements.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "where Brookside Boulevard Extension would come northwest to 47th Street through Park Land." This vantage point faces south from just south of the intersection of Main Sreet and 47th Street.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "Where the roadway would enter Wyandotte Street at 51st." This vantage point faces northeast from near the intesection of Wyandotte and 51st. The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "widening of Wyandotte Street south of 51st Street would merely narrow wide parkways." This vantage point faces south on Wyandotte Street from just north of 51st Street. The photograph's annotations label streets and show proposed road improvements.

Object Type: 
Photographs

Photograph with caption, "Another view of the 'hump' in Main Street north of 49th St." This vantage point faces north-northeast on the west side of Main Street just south of 49th Street.

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Photographs

Photograph with caption, "looking east from the heights of the old quarry. Note that Main Street is higher than the land on either side."

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KANSAS CITY PUBLIC LIBRARY | DIGITAL HISTORY
Civil War on the Western Border: The Missouri-Kansas Conflict,1855-1865.
The Pendergast Years, Kansas City in the Jazz Age & Great Depression.
KC History, Missouri Valley Special Collections at the Kansas City Public Library.