A History of the Saratoga Belt Line Historic District

In 2021, the Omaha City Council named the area around North 24th and Ames Avenue as an Economic Vitality Preservation District, a local building owner stepped forward to call it the "Saratoga Belt Line Historic District." This article is a compilation of articles I've written about the area and other locations I've identified. At the … Continue reading A History of the Saratoga Belt Line Historic District

History of the Bedford Place Neighborhood

This is a history of the Bedford Place neighborhood in North Omaha, Nebraska.

A History of the North Omaha School aka Izard School

Omaha had a hard time getting its public school system going. Once they got going, it took more than a decade to build a second school. However, when it opened on the outskirts of the city at North 17th and Izard Streets, the new school was the grandest building of its time. This is a history of the North Omaha School, aka the Izard School.