The J.C. Nichols Chronicle: The Authorized Story of the Man, His Company, and His Legacy, 1880-1994

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City planner, developer, community builder, and realtor, Kansas Citian Jesse Clyde Nichols (1880-1949) was one of America's most influential entrepreneurs in twentieth-century land development. Adapting the railroad and streetcar suburb to the automobile age, Nichols helped to shape not only his hometown but also the nation. He pioneered the development of both permanently stable (upper middle-class) residential neighborhoods and (in 1923) of the automobile-oriented shopping center, which became the prototype for the ...

The J.C. Nichols Chronicle: The Authorized Story of the Man, His Company, and His Legacy, 1880-1994 1994, University Press of Kansas

ISBN-13: 9780700606856

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