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Steve Rose: J.C. Nichols’ name belongs on Kansas City’s iconic fountain

The experience of my parents, who are both Jewish, suggested that J.C. Nichols’ heart was not as cold as the deed restrictions that kept many racial and religious minorities from buying his houses. When one considers the entire life and accomplishments of Nichols, as well as the era when he worked as a developer, it’s clear that the name of this visionary should remain on Kansas City’s iconic fountain.

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Steve Rose: Here’s how to sell reluctant voters on a new airport

Kansas City voters’ willingness to approve a sales tax for economic development on the East Side could portend well for the future of Kansas City International Airport. Apparently people can be educated and sold on the idea of caring about something besides their own narrow self-interest. Now, proponents need to convince voters that a new airport is critical to Kansas City as a whole.

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