This is a history of a former commercial building and social service office in North Omaha.
Chapter 3 of FRAMED by Michael Richardson introduces Mondo we Langa, formerly David Rice.
The intersection of 40th and Hamilton has a rich legacy affecting several neighborhoods…
Built around 1905, like many historical commercial buildings in North O, 4104 North 24th Street has had several lives since it was built. Most of it is focused on the iconic Tic Toc Diner. Here’s a low-down of the history of another of North Omaha’s greasy spoons… It was a pool hall, barber shop and […]
This is a history of 4517 Browne Street in North Omaha.
3155 Meredith Avenue in North Omaha, Nebraska was built in 1910. This is a history of the house.
This is Framed, Chapter 2 by Michael Richardson.
A local home history reveals a 129-year-old barn nestled along a grand view in North Omaha…
This is Framed, Chapter 1 by Michael Richardson.
This is a summary of chapters in the Framed series by Michael Richardson for NorthOmahaHistory.com
Preface to “Framed,” a series by Michael Richardson for NorthOmahaHistory.com
The Stage II Lounge offers a lively grown-up place to relax and socialize. Here’s a short history of this North Omaha institution.
For almost a century, bombings plagued Omaha, Nebraska. This is a summary of what happened.
The Omaha history mystery of the lost monument is unravelled by guest author Michele Wyman.
Colleges, universities and other higher education institutions are scattered throughout North Omaha history. Here’s a summary.
The Live Wire Cafe succeeded in a place during a time when other businesses were fleeing. Here’s the history of this North Omaha business.
Examining the rise and fall of North Omaha requires a long and complicated journey through politics, culture, economics and more. One of the important early anchors of the community demonstrated the ability of one organization to steer things astray. Opening the Coliseum Built in 1879, the Coliseum was located at 2226 North […]
North Omaha’s Saint Benedict Catholic Church has been a bastion of hope for the Near North Side for almost a century. Here’s their story.
Malcolm X Memorial Park sits in the heart of North Omaha’s Kountze Place. Discover why you don’t hear about it anymore.
One part of Omaha has stayed in touch with its agricultural roots for more than a century. This is a history of small family farms and the changing landscape in East Omaha.
Its an understatement to say that railroads helped build North Omaha; they were absolutely vital. Here’s a summary of their history.
Lane Drug had three locations in North Omaha, and each one left a lasting impression on a lot of people.
This is a history of the buildings at North 24th and Fort Streets in the Miller Park neighborhood.
The North Omaha Gene Eppley Boys’ Club was the cradle of youth engagement for a generation of young men. This is a history of the facility.
From 1935 to 1940, more than 200 workers lived in a CCC camp at Levi Carter Park. Here is a history of their time.
DeBolt, Nebraska shows up on cell phones and social media statuses. Learn why in this article…
The Benson Motor Company operated on present-day Maple Street for more than two decades.
This is a short history of Cabanne’s Post in North Omaha.
Reed’s Ice Cream was a business in Omaha for more than 25 years. This article is about their business in North Omaha specifically…
A history of the Mergen House, built in 1873 on Ames Avenue in North Omaha.
The Omaha Auto Speedway had a short life, but a long impact on racing in the city.
Free North Omaha history presentations by Adam Fletcher Sasse!
MY list of 75 places in North Omaha that are over 117 years old, give or take a few places.
North Omaha’s Martha T. Smith Home for the Aged opened in 1913 as the Colored Old Folks Home. This is the history…
The Omaha Black Panthers struggled against white supremacy and oppression from their headquarters in North Omaha.
Drifting high above North Omaha for 12 years, dirigibles and balloons that were lighter than air showed how Fort Omaha was central to US Army experimentation. This article shares the short history of the balloon school that showed so much promise early on.
Adam Fletcher Sasse shares MORE revolutionary history with his 2nd volume of North Omaha history.
The John F. Kennedy Recreation Center, also called the Blackburn Recreation Center after its founding owner Beverly Wead Blackburn Jones, was located at 4514 North 24th Street between 1965 and 1970. Mrs. Jones began her work with youth when she was 17 at the Kellom Community Center, and became the director in 1957 at the age of 20. In […]
This is the story of a cafe called University Lunch once located at 3713 N. 24th St. in North Omaha. Called the “Hash House” by nearby students, it was an institution for 15 years until it closed in 1938. This is its story.