The State Historical Society of Missouri-Kansas City

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This picture was taken looking west at the intersection of 50th Street and State Line Road. In November 1925, a small shopping center was being developed at the entrance to Westwood Hills, at 50th Street and State Line, designed in the mode common to English farm buildings with a touch of Normandy introduced by means of a round tower.

This photograph of the Triangle Building was taken looking north on 47th Street between Wyandotte and Central Streets. The second unit had just been completed with the Wymore Hardware Company as the first tenant in the west end of the building.

Older female participants in a fast foot race during the 1921 Country Club District Field Day on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School. This vantage point faces south-southeast towards Brush Creek and Ward Parkway.

Interior of the Piggly Wiggly Grocery Store located in the Country Club Plaza Triangle Building at 210 W. 47th Street, Kansas City, Missouri.

A Christmas tree, adorned with lights, in the triangular park in front of the Country Club Plaza Theater with Walt Disney's "Fun and Fancy Free" on the theater marquee. This picture of was taken looking west-southwest on the south side of 47th Street just east of Wyandotte Street.

This picture was taken looking northeast on the Ward Parkway just east of Pennsylvania Avenue.

Main entrance into the J. C. Nichols Companies building. Iron grillwork originally on the main doors was removed because doors were too heavy to be pushed open easily. This vantage point faces north on Ward Parkway between Central Street and Broadway Boulevard.

Adults and children in costume for the Community Field Day march on Friday, May 14, 1926 on the grounds of the Pembroke-Country Day School.

Close up exterior view of the Oak Street entrance to the J. C. Nichols School, now known as Académie Lafayette. This building is located at the southeastern corner of Oak Street and 69th Street.

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.

This aerial photograph of the Country Club Plaza was taken near Oak Street just south of 47th Street (now Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard).

Kansas Citians skating on the lake at the Kansas City Country Club, now Loose Park, in the winter of 1920.