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J.C. Nichols fountain, parkway could get new name

Credit: bizjournals- Published on June 10, 2020
The Kansas City Parks and Rec Board is considering renaming the J.C. Nichols Memorial Fountain and parkway in a bid to remove the name of the real estate developer who also spurred redlining and racial division in the city.Β  Parks Board Commissioner Chris Goode presented a letter Tuesday, urging the board to rename both the...
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Video credit: 41 Action News
Published on June 10, 2020 -  02:09
Push to rename J.C. Nichols Fountain, Parkway gains traction
The J.C. Nichols Fountain is an iconic place in Kansas City, the City of Fountains. Now, there's a growing call to change the name of both the fountain and J.C. Nichols Parkway, which runs along the west edge of Mill Creek Park and separates it from the Plaza.

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