Omaha Fire Department station #6 was located at 914-16 North 24th Street. It was built in 1906 and demolished in the 1970s.
Category: Wrecked buildings
A History of the Carter White Lead Company Factory in East Omaha
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.
A History of the Plum Nelly Area in North Omaha
The Plum Nelly area is a once secret neighborhood that’s become a lost neighborhood located in North Omaha.
A History of 1324 North 24th Street
In the course of a century, a lot of things can change in a neighborhood. The Near North Side of … More
A History of the Nite Hawkes Cafe in East Omaha
This is a history of the Nite Hawkes Cafe, located at North 16th and Grand Avenue since 1942!
A History of the Monmouth Park Neighborhood
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.
A History of the U.S. Brush Company
This is a history of the U.S. Brush Company factory once located in North Omaha.
North Omaha Chronicles, 12-16-19
This is North Omaha Chronicles from 12-16-19 by Adam Fletcher Sasse. Copyright 2019. All rights reserved.
History of Creighton University
This is a history of Creighton University, including notable people, places and events throughout its history.
A History of The Off Beat Club in North Omaha
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.
A History of Italians in North Omaha
Omaha is a city of immigrants, and North Omaha is no exception. Along with its historic African American community and … More
A History of North Omaha’s Calvin Memorial Presbyterian Church
Calvin Memorial Presbyterian Church was a short-lived attempt by a fleeting denomination to maintain a significant presence in North Omaha. … More
A History of the Hilltop Projects in North Omaha
This is a history of the third public housing projects built in North Omaha called the Hilltop Homes.
A History of the Pleasantview Projects in North Omaha
This is a history of the former Pleasantview Public Housing Projects in North Omaha, Nebraska.
A History of Public Housing in North Omaha
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.
A History of Segregated Hospitals in 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.
A History of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition
This is a history of the 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition.
A History of St. Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church
This is a history of a longtime, influential and successful segregated congregation called St Philip the Deacon Episcopal Church in North Omaha.
A History of the Administration Arch 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.
A History of Pershing School
This is a history of East Omaha’s demolished Pershing School in the former District 61.
A History of Omaha’s Chinatown by Ryan Roenfeld
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!
A History of the Charles Street Bicycle Park in North Omaha by Ryan Roenfeld
Tucked away in the Near North Side was the Charles Bicycle Track. This is its history as told by Ryan Roenfeld.
A History of the Salvation Army Hospital in North Omaha
The Omaha Salvation Army Women’s Hospital was home to many babies in the city’s history. This is a history about the facility.
A History of Uncle Sam Breakfast Food Company
For 75 years, Uncle Sam cereal was manufactured in North Omaha. This is a history of the company and its locations in the community.
History of Omaha’s North Downtown
This is a history of Omaha’s North Downtown neighborhood.