First conceptualized in 1954, it took almost 40 years for North Omaha’s highest high speed corridor to be completed. This is a history of the North Freeway.
A giant church building, a large congregation and lots of impact by Immanuel Baptist Church went on for more than 50 years in North Omaha. Today there’s no sign of this once-important place. This is a history of the church.
Sitting on top of a hill on the western edge of North Omaha, the Omaha View School was one of the city’s earliest. Rebuilt on a new site in 1908, in 1910 it was renamed, too. Since then the school has had notable alumni, built the surrounding neighborhood up, and changed dramatically. This is a history of the Howard Kennedy Elementary School.
This is a timeline of the history of the Saratoga neighborhood in North Omaha, including the intersection of 24th and Ames. Included here are events, places and people central to the neighborhood’s existence as a pioneer town, leafy suburb, and a seemingly abandoned urban neighborhood.
This is a history of North Omaha’s Omaha View neighborhood, one of the city’s oldest western expanses.
This is a history of the only African American Lutheran church in Nebraska today, called Hope Lutheran Church.
One neighborhood in North Omaha had a hospital, a half-dozen churches and businesses galore, and a long history. Then it all seemed to disappear. This is a history of the Monmouth Park neighborhood.
This is North Omaha Chronicles comic for 12-20-19 by Adam Fletcher Sasse. Copyright 2019. All rights reserved.
This is North Omaha Chronicles comic for 12-19-19 by Adam Fletcher Sasse. Copyright 2019. All rights reserved.
This is a history of Creighton High School that was in North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is the history of a fine home called the Rome Miller Mansion at 4823 Florence Boulevard in North Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of the Ames Plaza, opened in 1960 at North 56th and Ames Avenue in then-Northwest Omaha.
This is a biography of Everett S. Dodds, and prolific architect who designed many buildings in North Omaha from 1914 through 1940.
For more than 50 years, Holy Family Catholic has been among the most activist Catholic parishes in Omaha. Before that it was an Italian parish, and before that, Irish. Here’s a history.
This is a history of the Charles Storz House built in 1909 in the Kountze Place neighborhood.
Omaha is a city of immigrants, and North Omaha is no exception. Along with its historic African American community and … More
The Kountze Place neighborhood was built for middle- and upper-class Omahans seeking a streetcar suburb suitable for building large homes, … More
Omaha was de facto segregated for more than 75 years. Jim Crow affected employment, education, housing, religious institutions, and more throughout the city. It also meant that African Americans would routinely and frequently be denied healthcare throughout the city. This is a history of Black hospitals in Omaha, Nebraska.
This is a history of Saratoga School at N. 25th and Meredith Ave in North Omaha.
This is a history of the building at 5901 N. 30th, on the northeast corner of 30th and Laurel.
Going back to 1886, the southwest corner of 24th and Lake has been vital to North Omaha! Its first Black-owned business didn’t happen until 1968 though. Find out more in this history of Duffy Drugs!
This is a history of North Omaha’s Corby Theater, an unprotected gem that could be demolished anytime.
The Covenant Presbyterian Church was located in North Omaha for almost 100 years. Learn more here…
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 timeline of a 1950s-era civil rights group in Omaha called the DePorres Club.