This is a history of one of Omaha's oldest African American churches, Morning Star 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.
This is a biography of Everett S. Dodds, and prolific architect who designed many buildings in North Omaha from 1914 through 1940.
This is a history of the Charles Storz House built in 1909 in the Kountze Place neighborhood.
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 … Continue reading A History of 1922 Wirt Street in North Omaha
Calvin Memorial Presbyterian Church was a short-lived attempt by a fleeting denomination to maintain a significant presence in North Omaha. Despite the hard work and commitment by African American members, the congregation ultimately failed. However, they did succeed in ensuring a gorgeous landmark that celebrated its 110th anniversary of existence in 2020. This is a … Continue reading A History of North Omaha’s Calvin Memorial Presbyterian Church
This is a history of the 1898 Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition.