This is a history of the third public housing projects built in North Omaha called the Hilltop Homes.
In 1951, OHA announced development of the projects on both the east and west sides of North 30th Street extending from Burdette south to Parker Street. Completely demolished in 2010, today the ultra-modern, mixed income Highlander neighborhood sits on the 15 acres once here, along with the Charles Drew Health Center. This article is a … Continue reading A History of the Pleasantview Projects in North Omaha
This is a history of East Omaha's demolished Pershing School in the former District 61.
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.
The Omaha Salvation Army Women's Hospital was home to many babies in the city's history. This is a history about the facility.
This is a history of the Wesley House, a modern-times org that rebuilt a neighborhood by changing lives.