Florence Mill, North Omaha, Nebraska

A History of the Florence Mill

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.

Military Theater, 2216 Military Avenue, North Omaha, Nebraska

A History of the Military Theater

This is a history of the Military Theater, which operated from 1928 to 1975 in North Omaha. Today the building is home to Grace Apostolic Church.

Myrtle Washington's High Class Colored Boarding House, 2324 N. 22nd Street, North Omaha, Nebraska

A History of the Willis Hotel

This is a history of Myrtle Washington’s High Class Colored Boarding House once located at 2324 N. 22nd Street, North Omaha, Nebraska.

This is a history of the music of North Omaha, by Adam Fletcher Sasse for NorthOmahaHistory.com

A History of Music in North Omaha

This is a summary of a LOT of music in North Omaha over the last 150 years, including jazz, soul, blues, hip hop, gospel, pop, and so much more. Get introduced some of the people, places, events, and more from North Omaha’s musical history.

Imperial Sash and Door / Oliver Farm Machinery / Lozier Corporation / Omaha Housing Authority, 4402 Florence Boulevard, North Omaha, Nebraska

A History of 4402 Florence Boulevard in North Omaha

Today it looks like a bland industrial space along a decrepit street in a rundown part of Omaha. However, once this gigantic building was a foothold into the middle class for hundreds of workers; and again it was a warehouse to store parts for the homes of thousands across the community. Soon it will have a new future as a tribute to a community scion and African American icon for all times. This is a history of 4402 Florence Boulevard in the Saratoga Belt Line Historic District of North Omaha.

Taylor Dairy building, 4426 Florence Blvd, North Omaha, Nebraska

A History of 4426 Florence Boulevard in North Omaha

The building at 4426 Florence Boulevard is located in the Saratoga Belt Line Historic District. Built in 1926, it is a storefront and open space that has no basement. The City of Omaha Planning Department currently rates the building in poor condition. This is a history.

History of Beal’s Grill

This is a history of the popular Beal’s Grill, a longtime mainstay near Creighton University at N. 24th and California Streets.