Park Avenue Revitalization & Gentrification

March 21, 2018 · Posted In: Midtown, OmahaHome, Places

As revitalization has come to diverse and densely packed Park Avenue, a tale of two neighborhoods has emerged. The north end—near 30th and Leavenworth streets and Midtown Crossing—finds a millennial haven of developer-renovated historic properties […]

Omaha’s First Neighborhood (Forest Hill)

February 21, 2018 · Posted In: Home, Neighborhoods, OmahaHome, South Omaha

Big pine and oak trees, patches of green space, historic mansions, and single-family homes (many of which were built in the late 1800s, not long after Omaha first became a city)—that’s what you’ll find in […]

Paul Erik Nelson’s Home Office

January 12, 2018 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

In the historic Loveland Park neighborhood, quietly nestled away along a tree-lined street, there is a home and homeowner with an uncanny fervor for contemporary style and historic authenticity. Perched atop a grassy lawn, architect […]

The Buffalo Bill House

December 24, 2017 · Posted In: Home, North Omaha, OmahaHome

It was built in 1895, four years before the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition made its temporary home on Omaha’s north side. It’s rumored that one of the expo’s directors lived there; the location offered convenient […]

Sunset Hills: Once-Upon-A-Time Suburban Fringe

November 8, 2017 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

What do the Meat Puppets and Omaha have in common? Sunset Hills and local millionaire Carl Renstrom. Renstrom, who died in November of 1981, left behind two grandchildren—Curtis and Christopher Kirkwood—who founded the Meat Puppets […]

Great Scot!

October 13, 2017 · Posted In: Business, Downtown, Encounter, Leaders

He began serving as the vice president of LGBTQ+ advocacy organization Heartland Pride last fall, but David Kerr hails from nowhere near Nebraska. The Glasgow, Scotland, native followed love to Omaha in 2013, and although […]

Neil Astle

September 17, 2017 · Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

It is not often that an Omaha architect is featured in The New York Times and Architectural Digest, but the reputation of Neil Astle is noteworthy for much more than mere publication clippings. His local […]

Such Great Heights

September 3, 2017 · Posted In: North Omaha, OmahaHome

The first thing you notice about Wyman Heights is the beautiful view facilitated by the storied neighborhood’s riverside, hilltop perch. The petite enclave, situated on the cusp of Florence and Ponca Hills, spoons with a […]

Fair Deal Village MarketPlace

August 23, 2017 · Posted In: B2B Magazine, Entrepreneurs, North Omaha, Places

As a child, Terri Sanders visited the original Fair Deal Cafe on 24th Street with her father to eat breakfast or lunch, and experience a vibrant North Omaha. Sanders says the cafe, known from the […]

Two Homes, One Architect

Posted In: Neighborhoods, OmahaHome

Scanning any architectural periodical or blog, there are endless examples of buildings with clean lines, simple spaces, and minimal material pallets. Contemporary architecture owes much of this ethos to the modernist architects of the mid-20th […]


 
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