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J C Nichols And The Shaping Of Kansas City

ISBN 10 : 9780826273093
ISBN 13 : 0826273092

Born and reared on the outskirts of Kansas City in Olathe, Kansas, Jesse Clyde Nichols (1880-1950) was a creative genius in land development. He grew up witnessing the cycles of de..


Highland Park And River Oaks

ISBN 10 : 9780292748361
ISBN 13 : 0292748361

"Shows how the developers of Highland Park in Dallas and River Oaks in Houston were trying to create better living conditions in a countryside atmosphere away from the uncontrolled..


Robert Altman S Soundtracks

ISBN 10 : 9780190205331
ISBN 13 : 0190205334

American director Robert Altman (1925-2006) first came to national attention with the surprise blockbuster M*A*S*H (1970), and he directed more than thirty feature films in the sub..


The Country Club District Of Kansas City

ISBN 10 : 9781625854483
ISBN 13 : 162585448X

ONE OF THE GRAND EXPERIMENTS OF AMERICAN URBAN PLANNING lies tucked within the heart of Kansas City. J.C. Nichols prized the Country Club District as his life’s work, and the sco..


Boss Busters Sin Hounds

ISBN 10 : 9780826266125
ISBN 13 : 0826266126

"Haskell tells the tale of the Kansas City Star's rise and decline, taking readers into the city room and executive offices of one of the most respected American newspapers. This s..


The Reluctant Metropolis

ISBN 10 : 0801865069
ISBN 13 : 9780801865060

In twelve engaging essays, William Fulton chronicles the history of urban planning in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, tracing the legacy of short-sighted political and financial..


Kansas City And How It Grew 1822 2011

ISBN 10 : 0700618821
ISBN 13 : 9780700618828

A prize-winning cultural geographer traces the evolution of a city that has developed over 200 years from a cowtown on the bend of the Missouri River into a metropolis straddling t..


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