A grocery store at the end of the road for the forgetful became a bar, and now stands tall in Ponca Hills. Learn about the history of the Forgot Store.
Adam’s Note: This is a special exposè on a rarely-acknowledged but vitally important part of Omaha’s history. Written by local historian Ryan Roenfeld, I believe this history of Omaha’s Chinatown is necessary, vibrant and just a beginning, albeit a deep one! Share your thoughts in the comments section!
Sulphur Springs was a settlement in the Nebraska Territory from 1854 to 1877. This article shares some of its history.
This is a history of Omaha’s North Downtown neighborhood.
The Ponca Hills have a deep and rich history with American Indians, horse thieves, fur trappers and more. Here’s my account…
This is a biography of one of Florence’s most important historical figures.
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.
All in one place: A history of Cortland Beach, the Omaha Rod and Gun Club and the Carter Lake Club.
This is a history of the North Omaha Bottoms, an area of the city not thought of much today, but once a key to its future!
This is a timeline of a 1950s-era civil rights group in Omaha called the DePorres Club.
The story of a historic neighborhood in North Omaha.
This is a history of Scriptown in the Nebraska Territory.
Built: est. 1875 Address: 958 North 27th Street Architecture: Stick Style Demolished: 1953 Many of early Omaha’s wealthy builders built their mansions and estates in North Omaha. One of them was attorney Dexter L. Thomas (1841-1919). His large house at N. 27th Avenue and Nicholas Street was a landmark for years, surely inspiring his contemporaries to […]
This is a history of the Kellom Heights neighborhood, including the pioneer era, the school and its redevelopment.
This is a history of a controversial, then popular, then forgotten idea in Omaha called the Market House.
The history of the village of Irvington, near North Omaha, Nebraska, starts in 1857 and extends to today.
This is a history of the Wyman Heights neighborhood in North Omaha by guest author Patrick Wyman.
The Bemis Park Landmark Heritage District is a jewel in the crown of North Omaha history. This is a summary of its history.
This is a history of the house at 6711 North 31st Avenue in North Omaha, Nebraska.
The biggest subdivision in Omaha’s history in 1926, Florence Field was an Army balloon field, then home to 1,100 lots. Here’s the story!
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.
From 1935 to 1940, more than 200 workers lived in a CCC camp at Levi Carter Park. Here is a history of their time.