This is a history of a Black-owned real estate addition in East Omaha, Nebraska called Edgewood Park.
This is a history of the Sorenson Parkway in North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of the Pulitzer Field, aka Olson Field, aka Steele Field in East Omaha.
This is a history of the Sherman neighborhood in Omaha, Nebraska.
A wealthy industrialist worked hard, then died. His wife gave the City of Omaha a lot of money to commemorate his life, and today the name is all over East Omaha. This is a biography of Levi Carter.
For 40 years, one plant poisoned North Omaha with heinous disregard. This is a history of the Carter White Lead Company factory in East Omaha.
This is a history of the Nite Hawkes Cafe, located at North 16th and Grand Avenue since 1942!
This is a history of East Omaha’s demolished Pershing School in the former District 61.
Sulphur Springs was a settlement in the Nebraska Territory from 1854 to 1877. This article shares some of its history.
A lost amusement park haunts nobody’s memories, and some even deny it ever existed. This is Lakeview Amusement Park and the Sand Point Beach.
This is a biography of Selina Carter Cornish by Jody Lovallo.
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.
Hidden away in North Omaha was a social club that held the middle class and its neighborhood.
The Omaha Rod and Gun Club stepped up to foster fun and good times in turn-of-the-century Omaha.
Omaha had a roller coaster, boardwalks and soft summer breezes relaxing the middle class masses. This place was called Courtland Beach.
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!
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.
The Omaha Auto Speedway had a short life, but a long impact on racing in the city.
One area that benefited a lot from Nebraska’s pro-squatting law was a little strip in North Omaha, from North 11th Street on the east to North 13th on the west; Nicholas Street on the south to Locust on the north. This area was home to the North Omaha rail yards, but the railroads didn’t have without any concern for the squatters were starting putting up their shacks there as early as the 1860s.
Once upon a time, there was an unincorporated town of 2,400 people south of Eppley Airfield, west of the Missouri River. A school, stores, bars, churches and a large dump were fixtures in the community. Today, its almost entirely gone and memories are quickly disappearing. This is a history of the town of East Omaha…
The N. 16th and Locust Street intersection was a beehive of commercial activity for more than a century. The Locust overpass of the MoPac Railroad was a key. Learn more.
Along the wild timeline of the Missouri River, a little nest of water was created in East Omaha, Nebraska. When European settlers saw it, they called it Florence Lake. Here’s a short history of its appearance, some appreciation, and its disappearance.
Imagine a smooth, easy drive on a Saturday afternoon in the fall all of it weaving along nineteen miles of … More
This is a summary of popular architectural styles in North Omaha.