This is a history of the Creighton Working Girls Home and Chapel, which provided a paternalistic environment for newly arrived women in Omaha for several decades.
This is a history of the 140-year-old Campion House at Creighton University in North Omaha.
The Hoyer House at 3049 Redick Avenue is one of North Omaha’s oldest, but hasn’t been restored and seems neglected. Here is its history.
This is the history of a fine home called the Rome Miller Mansion at 4823 Florence Boulevard in North Omaha, Nebraska.
When I grew up in the Miller Park neighborhood during the 1980s and 90s, there were only memories and rumors of what used to be. There were ghosts of busy shopping districts, a thriving school, beautiful churches and streetcars haunted the neighborhood. Some memories were so enticing that they made me imagine what was. One […]
This is a biography of Everett S. Dodds, and prolific architect who designed many buildings in North Omaha from 1914 through 1940.
The Kountze Place neighborhood was built for middle- and upper-class Omahans seeking a streetcar suburb suitable for building large homes, raising fine families and enjoying the fruit of their labors. Indicative of the Victorian era, the home was designed in the Eastlake or Stick style, which featured a lot of woodwork and embellishments to really […]