A century ago, the Omaha Night Owls were the “Hottest Colored Orchestra in Town.” This is their story.
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.
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!
Summer fun turned into a permanent development in the city of Carter Lake.
Hidden away in North Omaha was a social club that held the middle class and its neighborhood.
Omaha had a roller coaster, boardwalks and soft summer breezes relaxing the middle class masses. This place was called Courtland Beach.
The Blue Lion is one of North O’s most iconic buildings, holding business, services and opportunities for a century!