List of Famous Omaha Buildings & Structures Buildings

List of Famous Omaha Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Omaha skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Omaha architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Omaha are included on this list. Information about these Omaha buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Omaha and older historic landmarks.

This list below has a variety of buildings in it, from First National Bank of Omaha to St. Cecilia Cathedral.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Omaha?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Omaha. Famous architectural houses within the city of Omaha are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.



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    1200 Landmark Center

    The 1200 Landmark Center is a 255 ft, 15-story skyscraper at the corner of South 13th and Farnam Streets in Downtown Omaha, Nebraska, United States. As of 2004, the building is home to the Omaha operations of Pacific Life.more

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    • City/Town: Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1990
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    Aksarben Village

    Aksarben Village is a new million sq ft mixed-use development located on the land of the old Ak-sar-ben coliseum and horse track in Midtown Omaha, Nebraska. There is over 750,000 sq ft of space for research and business office and 250,000 sq ft of retail and entertainment space. There are over 500 ...more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, United States of America
    • Opened: Jan 01 2008
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    Anheuser-Busch Beer Depot

    The Anheuser-Busch Beer Depot is located at 1207-1215 Jones Street in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. Omaha architect Henry Voss designed the complex for the Anheuser-Busch Brewing Association of St. Louis, Missouri in 1887. Once covering more than a block, today the Anheuser-Busch Office Building is the only ...more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Style: Romanesque Revival architecture
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    Aquila Court Building

    The Magnolia Hotel, formerly known as the Aquila Court Building and before that as the Sheraton Omaha, is located at 1615 Howard Street in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. Built in 1923, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Style: Renaissance architecture
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    AT&T Building

    The AT&T Building is a 265 ft, 16-story skyscraper in Downtown Omaha, Nebraska, United States. It was the tallest structure in downtown Omaha until the Woodman Tower and later First National Tower surpassed it in height. The original 15 story building was built in 1918, a twelve story addition was added ...more

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    • City/Town: Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1960
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    Bank of Florence Museum

    Bank of Florence Museum
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    The Bank of Florence was an early wildcat bank located at 8502 North 30th Street in Florence, Nebraska Territory. After originally opening in the 1850s, it closed and reopened in 1904. Today the building that housed the bank is the Bank of Florence Museum. It is listed on the National Register of ...more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1856
    • Style: Greek Revival
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    The Beebe and Runyan Furniture Showroom and Warehouse is located at 105 South 9th Street in Downtown Omaha, Nebraska. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 23, 1998, and is a contributing property to the Warehouses in Omaha Multiple Property Submission.more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, United States of America, North America, + more
    • Opened: Jan 01 1913
    • Style: Renaissance architecture, Neo-Renaissance
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    Bemis Omaha Bag Company Building

    The Bemis Bag Company Building is located at 1102-1118 Jones Street in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. Built in 1887 in a commercial style, the building was designed by the prolific Omaha architecture firm of Mendelssohn and Lawrie. It was designated an Omaha Landmark on September 12, 1978, and was added to ...more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1887
    • Style: Chicago school
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    Blackstone Hotel

    The Blackstone Hotel, currently known as the Blackstone Center, is located at 302 South 36th Street in the Blackstone neighborhood of the Midtown area in Omaha, Nebraska. Built in 1915, it was declared an Omaha Landmark in 1983 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1915
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    The Bradford-Pettis House is located at 400 South 39th Street in Midtown Omaha, Nebraska. It was designated an Omaha Landmark on February 26, 1980, and added to the National Register of Historic Places on July 21, 1983.more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1910
    • Style: Pueblo Revival Style architecture, Prairie School
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    The Brandeis-Millard House is located at 500 South 38th Street in the West Farnam neighborhood, which is part of the Gold Coast Historic District in Midtown Omaha, Nebraska. Its carriage house is located at 3815 Dewey Avenue in the same area. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980, ...more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1904
    • Architect: Albert Kahn
    • Created By: Albert Kahn
    • Style: Tudor Revival architecture
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    Broomfield Rowhouse

    Broomfield Rowhouse
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    The Broomfield Rowhouse is located at 2502-2504 Lake Street in the Near North Side neighborhood of Omaha, Nebraska. It was designed by African American architect Clarence W. Wigington, who was later regarded as a master in his field. His design for the house won a 1909 Good Housekeeping competition. The ...more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1913
    • Architect: Clarence W. Wigington
    • Created By: Clarence W. Wigington
    • Style: American Craftsman
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    Burlington Headquarters Building

    The Burlington Headquarters Building, also called Burlington Place, is located at 1002 Farnam Street in Downtown Omaha, Nebraska. This four-story brick building was originally designed by Alfred R. Dufrene and built in 1879 next to Jobbers Canyon. It was redesigned by noted Omaha architect Thomas R.more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1879
    • Architect: Thomas Rogers Kimball
    • Created By: Thomas Rogers Kimball
    • Style: Italianate architecture
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    Burlington Station
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    The Burlington Train Station, located at 1001 South 10th Street in downtown Omaha, Nebraska is a historically and culturally significant landmark, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. When it was opened in 1898, this Italianate style building, designed by Thomas Rogers Kimball, was ...more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Architect: Thomas Rogers Kimball
    • Created By: Thomas Rogers Kimball
    • Style: Classical Revival
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    Calvin Memorial Presbyterian Church

    Calvin Memorial Presbyterian Church
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    Calvin Memorial Presbyterian Church, located at 3105 North 24th Street, was formed in 1954 as an integrated congregation in North Omaha, Nebraska. Originally called the North Presbyterian Church, the City of Omaha has reported, "Calvin Memorial Presbyterian Church is architecturally significant to Omaha ...more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1910
    • Style: Classical Revival
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    The Center School, now known as the Lincoln School Apartments, is located at 1730 South 11th Street in South Omaha, Nebraska. Built in 1893, it was declared an Omaha Landmark June 18, 1985 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places on August 23, 1985. The building is one of only a very few ...more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1893
    • Architect: John Latenser, Sr.
    • Created By: John Latenser, Sr.
    • Style: Romanesque architecture, Richardsonian Romanesque
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    Central Park Plaza

    Central Park Plaza is a 15 story, commercial office complex in Downtown Omaha, Nebraska. The complex consists 419,679 square feet of office space, in two red brick towers with a lower level center connector on the first and second floors. The building features a central courtyard and a six story parking ...more

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    • City/Town: Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1982
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    Charles D. McLaughlin House

    The Charles D. McLaughlin House is located at 507 South 38th Street in the Gold Coast Historic District of Midtown Omaha, Nebraska. Designed in the Colonial Revival Style by noted Omaha architect John McDonald, it was built in 1905. The City of Omaha designated it an Omaha Landmark on March 16, 1982, ...more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1905
    • Style: Colonial Revival architecture
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    Christian Specht Building

    The Christian Specht Building is located at 1110 Douglas Street in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. It is the only existing building with a cast iron facade known in Nebraska today, and one of the few ever built in the state. The building was deemed an Omaha landmark in 1981, and was listed on the National ...more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1884
    • Architect: Mendelssohn, Fisher and Lawrie
    • Created By: Mendelssohn, Fisher and Lawrie
    • Style: Renaissance architecture, Neo-Renaissance
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    Creighton Orpheum Theater

    The Orpheum Theater is located at 409 South 16th Street in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. The Orpheum hosts programs best served by a more theatrical setting, including the Broadway Across America-Omaha series and Opera Omaha's Orpheum Theater, the theater is listed on the National Register of Historic ...more

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    • City/Town: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1927
    • Architect: Harry Lawrie
    • Created By: Harry Lawrie
    • Style: Italianate architecture
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