The State Historical Society of Missouri-Kansas City

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Publicity photograph and signature of J. C. Nichols in 1935.

Carter home on the south side of 54th Street, between Belinder Road (now Belinder Avenue) and Porter Road (now Mission Road). 54th Street in Kansas once ran directly east from the present intersection of Shawnee Mission Parkway and State Park Road. Although once part of Mission, Kansas, this area was developed by J. C.

This picture was taken looking southwest at the intersection of Broadway Boulevard and Alameda Road (now Nichols Road). This picture was taken before the construction of the Plaza Time Building.

Home of Albert R. Jones at 5701 Mission Drive. This vantage point faces east-southeast on the grounds of the estate towards the front entrance facing Mission Drive.

Exterior view of the White Eagle Oil and Refining Company Filling Station at 46th Terrace and Mill Creek Parkway (now J C Nichols Parkway). A black automobile and one driver are outside the filling station. This picture was taken looking northwest on Mill Creek Parkway just south of 46th Terrace.

This picture of the Country Club Plaza was taken looking northwest on 47th Street between Wornall Road and Central Street.

The first unit of Country Club Plaza Triangle Building under construction. This picture was taken looking north-northwest at the intersection of 47th Street and Wyandotte Street.

Stairway to the second floor, showing the illustrated map of the Country Club District on the west wall of the J. C. Nichols Companies building, 310 Ward Parkway, Kansas City, Missouri.

This picture of the Country Club Plaza Balcony Building was taken looking west at the intersection of 47th Street and Wornall Road.

Sign for Wornall Manor, looking southwest from the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue, Valley Road, and 62nd Street.

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.

Portrait of James M. Kemper, Chairman of the Board of Commerce Trust Company.