Omaha Fire Department station #6 was located at 914-16 North 24th Street. It was built in 1906 and demolished in the 1970s.
Category: North 24th Street
History of the Carver Savings and Loan Association
This is a history of the Carver Bank in North Omaha, the first-ever Black-owned bank in Nebraska.
A History of Immanuel Baptist Church
A giant church building, a large congregation and lots of impact by Immanuel Baptist Church went on for more than 50 years in North Omaha. Today there’s no sign of this once-important place. This is a history of the church.
A History of the Ritz Theater
A theater opened to African Americans in a time when Omaha was deeply segregated, the Ritz Theater was an anomaly in the city. Here’s some of its history.
A History of the Webster Telephone Exchange Building
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.
A History of Kellom School
What do Fred Astaire, Roger and Gale Sayers, Bob Gibson, Bob Boozer, Michael Anania, Brenda Council, and former Omaha mayor Johnny Rosenblatt all have in common? Born in the Near North Side, each attended the same school. That same building is a neighborhood institution with deep roots going back at least 140 years in Omaha’s past. This is a history of North Omaha’s Kellom School.
A Timeline of the History of Saratoga
This is a timeline of the history of the Saratoga neighborhood in North Omaha, including the intersection of 24th and Ames. Included here are events, places and people central to the neighborhood’s existence as a pioneer town, leafy suburb, and a seemingly abandoned urban neighborhood.
A History of the Saratoga Springs Hotel in North Omaha
One building defined the early history of a boom-and-bust town located in present-day North Omaha. Despite only being open for a short time, the building left a long shadow on the area. This is a history of the Saratoga Springs Hotel in the town of Saratoga, Nebraska Territory.
A Tour of the 24th and Lake Historic District
This is a tour of vital places in North Omaha’s 24th and Lake Historic District, as well as essential events and important people. There are also links to find more information about each item listed.
A History of Allen’s Showcase in North Omaha
This is a biography of Paul B. Allen, and a history of Allen’s Showcase in North Omaha.
A Biography of Bertha Calloway
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.
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
History of Creighton University
This is a history of Creighton University, including notable people, places and events throughout its history.
A History of St. John’s Catholic Parish
This is a history of St. John’s Catholic Parish in North Omaha, Nebraska, including its K-12 school.
A History of the Creighton Observatory in North Omaha
One building on the Creighton University campus is among the oldest and places a significant role in the history of … More
A History of Creighton Hall in North Omaha
The oldest building at Creighton University has changed radically over the years. However, hints of its past show inside and … More
A History of Creighton High School in North Omaha
This is a history of Creighton High School that was in North Omaha, Nebraska.
A History of the Jewell Building and Dreamland Ballroom
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.
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 the North Star Theater aka the Ames Theatre
This is a history of the North Star Theater, the Ames Theatre and the building standing today at N. 25th and Ames Avenue in North Omaha.
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 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 Saratoga School
This is a history of Saratoga School at N. 25th and Meredith Ave in North Omaha.
A History of Duffy Drugs
Going back to 1886, the southwest corner of 24th and Lake has been vital to North Omaha! Its first Black-owned business didn’t happen until 1968 though. Find out more in this history of Duffy Drugs!
A History of Mount Moriah Baptist Church
Mt. Moriah Baptist Church was founded in 1884, and has been a cornerstone Black church in North Omaha since then. This is a history of the church.