For 40 years, one plant poisoned North Omaha with heinous disregard. This is a history of the Carter White Lead Company factory in East Omaha.
The Plum Nelly area is a once secret neighborhood that’s become a lost neighborhood located in North Omaha.
In the course of a century, a lot of things can change in a neighborhood. The Near North Side of … More
This is a history of the Nite Hawkes Cafe, located at North 16th and Grand Avenue since 1942!
One neighborhood in North Omaha had a hospital, a half-dozen churches and businesses galore, and a long history. Then it all seemed to disappear. This is a history of the Monmouth Park neighborhood.
This is a history of the U.S. Brush Company factory once located in North Omaha.
This is North Omaha Chronicles from 12-16-19 by Adam Fletcher Sasse. Copyright 2019. All rights reserved.
This is a history of Creighton University, including notable people, places and events throughout its history.
This is a history of Jim Bell and Jerry Morris’s supper club called The Off Beat, located at 24th and Lake from 1952-1969.
Omaha is a city of immigrants, and North Omaha is no exception. Along with its historic African American community and … More
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 third public housing projects built in North Omaha called the Hilltop Homes.
This is a history of the former Pleasantview Public Housing Projects in North Omaha, Nebraska.
Public housing was introduced in Omaha in 1937 when the federal Housing Act was passed. This act made federal loans to the city for the construction of low-income public housing. This is a history of the public housing in North Omaha.
Omaha was de facto segregated for more than 75 years. Jim Crow affected employment, education, housing, religious institutions, and more throughout the city. It also meant that African Americans would routinely and frequently be denied healthcare throughout the city. This is a history of Black hospitals in Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of the 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition.
This is a history of a longtime, influential and successful segregated congregation called St Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church in North Omaha.
This is a history of the Administrative Building, aka the Administration Arch, at the 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition held in North Omaha.
This is a history of East Omaha’s demolished Pershing School in the former District 61.
Adam’s Note: This is a special exposè on a rarely-acknowledged but vitally important part of Omaha’s history. Written by local historian Ryan Roenfeld, I believe this history of Omaha’s Chinatown is necessary, vibrant and just a beginning, albeit a deep one! Share your thoughts in the comments section!
Tucked away in the Near North Side was the Charles Bicycle Track. This is its history as told by Ryan Roenfeld.
The Omaha Salvation Army Women’s Hospital was home to many babies in the city’s history. This is a history about the facility.
For 75 years, Uncle Sam cereal was manufactured in North Omaha. This is a history of the company and its locations in the community.
This is a history of Omaha’s North Downtown neighborhood.
A lost amusement park haunts nobody’s memories, and some even deny it ever existed. This is Lakeview Amusement Park and the Sand Point Beach.