Ward Parkway

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Jesse Clyde Nichols

Jesse Clyde (“J.C.”) Nichols was a nationally renowned city planner in Kansas City from the first decade of the 20th century to the 1950s, whose legacy has come under intense scrutiny for his practices of racial redlining and segregation. Among his mixed legacies are several subdivisions in suburban Kansas City, the Country Club Plaza, and the national spread of deed restrictions and homeowner associations

Ward Parkway Parking Garage

This picture of the Country Club Plaza Ward Parkway parking garage was taken looking west-northwest on Ward Parkway just west of Broadway Boulevard.

Tulips, Iris, and Sprea by Herman Schulte's Driveway

An autochrome photograph of tulips, iris and spirea flowers by Herman Schulte's driveway. Schulte was a manager at the Goetz Beer Company. This vantage point faces southwest with the house at 7311 Ward Parkway in the background.

Tulips and Garage of M. B. Nelson

An autochrome photograph of M. B. Nelson's garage, taken from the north while the tulips were blossoming. Nelson was president of the Long-Bell Lumber Company.

Trash Collection Services

A trash collection truck provided by the Country Club District Homes Associations, parked outside of George H. Welsh Motors at 420 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Missouri. This vantage point faces north on Ward Parkway between Broadway Boulevard and Pennsylvania Avenue.

Third Annual Country Club District Community Field Day

Five children marching and holding American flags for 1923 Field Day parade on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

Third Annual Country Club District Community Field Day

Younger boys and girls participating in maypole dance at the 1923 Field Day on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School. This vantage point faces east-northeast towards houses on Sunset Hill in the far right background.

Third Annual Country Club District Community Field Day

Nearly a dozen young children on scooters participating in 1923 Community Field Day on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School. This vantage point faces south-southeast towards Brush Creek and Ward Parkway in the background.

Swimming Pool of Dan W. Moser

An autochrome photograph of Dan W. Moser's swimming pool, taken from the south and showing four unidentified people. Moser was president of the Western Finance Co.

Sunset Hill Line Bridge Over Brush Creek

Circa 1925 photograph of a man posed on top of the Sunset Hill Line streetcar bridge over Brush Creek at Belleview Avenue. This vantage point faces south to where the streetcar joins Ward Parkway in the background.

Sunset Hill Line Bridge Over Brush Creek

Circa 1925 photograph of the Sunset Hill Line streetcar bridge over Brush Creek. This vantage point faces north up Belleview Avenue towards its intersection with 48th Street in the background.

Streetcar at 48th Street and Belleview

Circa 1925 photograph of the Sunset Hill Line streetcar looking south from the intersection of 48th Street and Belleview Avenue. The streetcar's bridge over Brush Creek, Ward Parkway, and Sunset Hill are pictured in the background.