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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.

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19th century 20th century 21st century 24th and Lake architecture biography Black businesses Buildings Drug store historic preservation Lost history music Omaha Police Department Pioneer era Race riot White flight

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!

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A History of the Carter Lake Club

Summer fun turned into a permanent development in the city of Carter Lake.

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20th century Carter Lake culture East Omaha economics History of Nebraska Lost history Missouri River music Organizations society

A History of the Prairie Park Club

Hidden away in North Omaha was a social club that held the middle class and its neighborhood.

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A History of Omaha’s Cortland Beach

All in one place: A history of Cortland Beach, the Omaha Rod and Gun Club and the Carter Lake Club.

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19th century 20th century 21st century 24th and Lake African Americans architecture business Cafes culture diners doctors economics Food historic preservation music Near North Side nightlife Race riot real estate society

A History of the Blue Lion Center

The Blue Lion is one of North O’s most iconic buildings, holding business, services and opportunities for a century!

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A Short History of The Stage II Lounge

The Stage II Lounge offers a lively grown-up place to relax and socialize. Here’s a short history of this North Omaha institution.