The first PLAZA parking garage opened in April 1923. The Triple Deck Parking Station seen here was dedicated in 1948.
Photo from State Historical Society of Missouri / J.C. Nichols Company Scrapbook


Above we see the main entry of the Plaza Cafeteria. The photo is dated 1948.
Photo from State Historical Society of Missouri / J.C. Nichols Company Scrapbook


A circa-1948 view of the Plaza Cafeteria interior.
Photo from State Historical Society of Missouri / J.C. Nichols Company Scrapbook


COUNTRY CLUB PLAZA TENANTS 1948 [Partial List]:

SEARS (with freestanding Garden & Auto Center) / EMERY, BIRD & THAYER DRY GOODS COMPANY / F.W. WOOLWORTH (with luncheonette) / S.S. KRESGE (with luncheonette) / KROGER CASH & CARRY MARKET / WOLFERMAN'S GROCERY / MUELBACK GROCERY / PLAZA THEATRE / Barney's / Bennett Schneider Stationers & Office Equipment / Bess Joyce's Girl's Shop / Bill Wymer Restaurant / Bo Sing Restaurant / Bob Nelson's / Brewer Tailors / C.M. Watkins Drug / Caldwell Optometrists / Chandler's Landscaping & Floral Company / Cricket West / Christman & Vogel Sporting Goods / El Sombrero Room Restaurant / Fairfax Storage / Findlay Galleries / Flynn Racket Shop / Fred Wolferman's Balcony Lunchroom / George Welsh Ford / Gerhardt The Furrier / Hobby & Craft Shop / Harvey Rush's /Jaccard's Jewelry / Jack Henry Men's Store / John Liesvelot Floral / Joy's Dress Shop / Kansas City Power & Light / Keith Furniture Company / Kirkland Luggage & Travel Bureau / Lerner Shops / Mary Brooke / Maurice's Beauty Salon / McGavran's Beauty Shop / Nancy Foster's House of Beauty / Newman & Pitell Delicatessen /Plaza Cafeteria / Paul Greenwood's / Paul Owen's Stork Nest / Putsch's Cafeteria / Robinson's Shoe Store / Shipley Wallpaper Company / Spector Brothers / TwoGoods Art Shop / Wymore Hardware / Zide Gifts   

OFFICES:
A.J. Stromfelz / Black & Veatch / Ben Hyde, Junior / C.P. Davis Insurance / Dewey Portland Cement Company / George W. Tourtellot III Photography / Herbert F. Verg Wholesale School Books / Jack Hoffman & Don Patterson Attorneys at Law / National Lubrication Grease Institute / Skelly Oil Company 

PHYSICIANS OFFICES:
Carl Bryant Shutz / C.E. Virden / Edgar Johnson / F.A. Carmichael, Senior / F.A. Charmichael, Junior / Hugh G. Hamilton / J.W. Hallberg / James H. Danglade / Kenneth Cox /Kenneth Hollweg / Lawrence Woods / N. Eugene Lacy / R.E. Meness / Richard Schots / Victor Buhler / Webb & Shortsall Emergency Hospital