This is a history of industry in North Omaha, Nebraska, from 1854 to present.
Some of the oldest apartments left in Omaha, Nebraska are located in North Omaha. This is a history of the Memmen Apartments.
While there are iconic places throughout North Omaha, some stand taller than all others. For more than 150 years, the Florence neighborhood has been home to one of these icons. This is a history of the Florence Mill.
This is a history of Military Road aka Military Avenue in North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of the Grand Theater near N. 16th and Locust. It was open from 1914 to 1931, and stands still today.
The Benson Commercial Historic District has been home to several department stores. This is a history of the Omaha neighborhood’s stores.
Department stores once dotted the area north of Dodge and east of North 72nd Street. This is a history of department stores in North Omaha.
This is a history of the Carver Bank in North Omaha, the first-ever Black-owned bank in Nebraska.
Some buildings are constructed, serve a purpose and then are demolished. Others seem to live several lifetimes by acting as a base for several enterprises and a hub for the community during different crises. Despite looking like its falling apart right now, one Lake Street building is such an institution, serving as an icon of change, sustainability and transformation in the community. This is is a history of the Webster Telephone Exchange Building.
Adam’s Note: This is a guest article by Jody Lovallo in her continuing series about important women in North Omaha history. Check out the “You Might Like…” section below for links to her other articles. Enjoy “A History of the Zabriskie Mansion” by Jody Lovallo.
This is a biography of Paul B. Allen, and a history of Allen’s Showcase in North Omaha.
This is a biography of historian and North Omaha leader Bertha Calloway (1925-2017). She was a Civil Rights activist, museum founder, historian, author, student, educator, speaker, promoter, playwright, journalist, administrator, mentor, wife and mother.
This is a history of the iconic Jewell Building in the 24th and Lake Historic District. It features notable people, organizations, businesses and events there, as well as the architecture and more.
For more than 50 years, Holy Family Catholic has been among the most activist Catholic parishes in Omaha. Before that it was an Italian parish, and before that, Irish. Here’s a history.
Calvin Memorial Presbyterian Church was a short-lived attempt by a fleeting denomination to maintain a significant presence in North Omaha. … More
This is a history of the Ernie Chambers Court aka Strehlow Terrace Apartments in North Omaha, Nebraska.