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20th century 21st century architecture Buildings Cafes Carter Lake Demolished buildings diners East Omaha Food historic preservation North 16th Street

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!

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20th century architecture Buildings civic infrastructure Demolished buildings East Omaha economics ghosts government historic preservation Lost history poverty schools weather

A History of Pershing School

This is a history of East Omaha’s demolished Pershing School in the former District 61.

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1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition 19th century 20th century 21st century Belt Line Railway Carter Lake civic infrastructure East Omaha Expo grounds geography government History of Nebraska industry Lost history Missouri River neighborhoods North 16th Street Pioneer era poverty Railroads real estate Saratoga

A History of Sulphur Springs, Nebraska

Sulphur Springs was a settlement in the Nebraska Territory from 1854 to 1877. This article shares some of its history.

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21st century Amusement parks architecture business Carter Lake civic infrastructure Demolished buildings East Omaha economics historic preservation Lost history Missouri River parks society wealthy

A History of Sand Point Beach and Lakeview Amusement Park

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.

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19th century 20th century biography Carter Lake East Omaha Guest author historic preservation industry Jody Lovallo Lost history Missouri River parks wealthy

A Biography of Selina Carter Cornish by Jody Lovallo

This is a biography of Selina Carter Cornish by Jody Lovallo.

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19th century 20th century 21st century civic infrastructure East Omaha economics government historic preservation History of Nebraska Lost history neighborhoods poverty water

A History of Omaha’s Winspear Triangle

The Winspear Triangle was a contested land north of downtown, filled with poor people, planned with poor ideas and barely actualized in the present times.

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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.