History of Florence Boulevard

History of Florence Boulevard

With one section once called “The Prettiest Mile in Omaha,” I think its hard to over-emphasize the importance of Florence Boulevard in North Omaha. This is a collection of all the articles I’ve written or plan to write related to this special roadway, including some historical details on each.

Historic Homes On Florence Boulevard

Historic Neighborhoods Along Florence Boulevard

Historic Events Related to Florence Boulevard

Historic Businesses On Florence Boulevard

  • Micklin Lumber Company (1940s), 1114 Florence Boulevard
  • Stoner Van and Storage Company (1940s), 1120 Florence Boulevard
  • Omaha Van and Storage Company (1901), 1122 Florence Boulevard
  • Crawford Door Sales Company (1955), 1122 Florence Boulevard
  • Safeway (e1915-1934), 2611 Florence Boulevard
  • Harold’s Market, 2704 Florence Boulevard
  • Garden Market (1948-1969), 3419 Florence Boulevard
  • Kellogg’s Garden Super Market (1969-1976), 3419 Florence Boulevard
  • Gasson Grocery (1960-1968), 3821 Florence Boulevard
  • Markel Cleaners (1960-1967), 3821 Florence Boulevard
  • Hill’s Mr. Clean Cleaners (1968), 3821 Florence Boulevard
  • Stewart Dental Office (1954-1963), 4102 Florence Boulevard
  • Mennonite Chapel (1968-1992), 4102 Florence Boulevard
  • Northside Christian Church (1994-2006), 4102 Florence Boulevard
  • Gethsemane Baptist Church (2006), 4102 Florence Boulevard
  • New Boulevard Grocery (1920s-1950s), 4122 Florence Boulevard
  • Max I. Walker Cleaners (1950s-1970s), 4122 Florence Boulevard
  • Prettiest Mile Motor Company (1922-1927), 4225 Florence Boulevard
  • United States Agricultural Chemical Company aka Gland-O-Lak Company aka United Laboratories (1927-1960), 4225 Florence Boulevard
  • Kenron Corporation (1961-1969), 4225 Florence Boulevard
  • Rullman Vacuum Washer Company (1919-1922), 4228 Florence Boulevard
  • L.M. Decker Company (1922-1930), 4228 Florence Boulevard
  • Omaha Motor Car Company (1913-1914), 4311 Florence Boulevard
  • Stroud Company (1905-1932), 4311 Florence Boulevard
  • Kelco Economette Company, (c1952-c1976) 4401 Florence Boulevard
  • Imperial Sash and Door Company (1920-1943), 4402 Florence Boulevard
  • Oliver Farm Equipment Company (1943-1956), 4402 Florence Boulevard
  • Lozier Corporation (1956-1991), 4402 Florence Boulevard
  • Omaha Housing Authority (1991-2018), 4402 Florence Boulevard
  • Ernie Chambers History Arts Humanities Museum (2021-present), 4402 Florence Boulevard
  • Weaver Pres-Kloth Company (1943-1972), 4426 Florence Boulevard

Other Historic Places Related to Florence Boulevard

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