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Woodmen of the World Building

Identification

Woodmen of the World Building
102895

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Structure in General

high-rise building
demolished [destroyed]
steel
brick
terra-cotta
applied masonry
white red
beaux-arts / historism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • When built, the Woodmen of the World Building was the tallest between Chicago and the West Coast. It remained one of Omaha's outstanding office buildings until its implosion in 1977.
  • A large dedication ceremony was held October 3, 1912.
  • Originally 18 stories, an additional story was added in 1919 to accommodate radio station WOW.

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Location

1319 Farnam Street
68102
Omaha
Nebraska
U.S.A.

Technical Data

245.00 ft
244.00 ft
132.00 ft
110.00 ft
19
2
1910
1912
1977
6
$1,114,020

Involved Companies


Holabird & Roche
Fisher and Lawrie
general contractor