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Map of the Country Club District (Kansas City, Missouri)

David Rumsey Map Collection,


"Reprint edition of 1979. Original issue is 1930 - see our 7979.000. Color. Framed by illustrations of historical events and features of the district. Cute renderings of people throughout the map. Map is a reproduction of a large mural originally in the company offices. J.C. Nichols Companies, residential developers, claim to have been the first developers to make a ""country club district"" a part of developments. Jesse Clyde Nichols's objective was to ""develop whole residential neighborhoods that would attract an element of people who desired a better way of life, a nicer place to live and would be willing to work in order to keep it better."" His philosophies about city planning greatly influenced other developments in the United States, including Beverly Hills and the Westwood neighborhood of Los Angeles, as well as Shaker Heights, Ohio. He advocated preservation of trees and natural contours, while proscribing gridiron street network. He used deed restrictions to implement many policies including segregation."


LICENZA : Tutti i diritti riservati
ARGOMENTI : # in Scienze umane / Storia / Storia: specifici eventi e argomenti / Geografia storica /
Tempo libero / Viaggi / Carte e atlanti geografici
TAG : tag: Land Development , Pictorial map
FONTE : J.C. Nichols Companies. Kansas City (Missouri)