"D. W. Newcomers Sons Funeral Home Fountains"

Location: 1331 Brush Creek, Kansas City, MO

Owner: D.W. Newcomers Sons Funeral Home

Dates: 1936

Photo Credit: Judith Burngen

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D. W. Newcomers Sons Funeral Home Fountains


Edward Buehler Delk, designer of the Country Club Plaza, designed a wall fountain for the columbarium room. This fountain, which is no longer operational, consisted of a jet installed within a ceramic-tiled arch, seven feet high and five feet wide. The components for this fountain were purchased from standard stock patterns of the Mueller Mosaic Company in Trenton, New Jersey, at a cost of $150.