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A History of the Hoyer House at 3049 Redick Avenue 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.

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A History of North Omaha’s Fort Street Grocery Store

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 […]

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A Biography of Architect Everett S. Dodds

This is a biography of Everett S. Dodds, and prolific architect who designed many buildings in North Omaha from 1914 through 1940.

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A History of 5901 North 30th Street

This is a history of the building at 5901 N. 30th, on the northeast corner of 30th and Laurel.

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A Biography of James M. Parker

This is a biography of one of Florence’s most important historical figures.

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A History of Mr. C’s Restaurant in North Omaha

The storied Mister C’s restaurant may be gone, but its memories go on…

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A History of 5815 Florence Boulevard

A local home history reveals a 129-year-old barn nestled along a grand view in North Omaha…