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On the Plaza
© 1997, Mike Strong
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The Fountain Cafe is located at the east-side
"entrance" to the plaza, the corner of 47th street and J.C. Nichols Parkway.
The veranda is very nice with wonderful evening air (open in good weather
only). Floor is made of raw concrete tiles and a small area in front of
the bandstand (at the far end of this pathway, just the the right of and
behind the couple seated in the middle of this picture. The veranda "L's"
around to the right across a bar and a larger open table area.
View from the corner of 47th and J.C. Nichols
(looking west). The veranda is above the main cafe whose entrance is on
47th street (left side of the building before you get to the tower, from
this angle). To get to the veranda simply enter the main cafe, walk to
the center to the stairway. Head up the stairway to the veranda. Because
of the floor the dancing is poor. The concrete tiles are very coarsely
textured which makes them about as non-stick as you can get. This is better
enjoyed for the atmosphere.