A new $43.5 million building, nine stories tall, is aimed at bringing more retail, apartments and parking to Omaha's Blackstone District.
No firm timetable is set, but a mixed-use structure is envisioned on a city block southeast of 38th and Farnam Streets that's now occupied by a surface parking lot.
KingKong isn't alone in feeling a squeeze by midtown Omaha redevelopment.
The Little Bohemia area south of downtown Omaha is poised to get a $17.8 million apartment complex - a big infusion of new rental housing just…
A $17.8 million apartment complex with a courtyard and parking garage would be within a quick walk to the emerging commercial district along the 13th Street corridor south of downtown Omaha.
“It’s great anytime we get one building on the list, but to see an entire area or district become recognized is a real honor,” said Dave Calease of History Nebraska.
The next time you go out in the Blackstone District, you may see another tax on your bill for food or drink. And if you live in an apartment t…
Hupmobile warehouse at 2523 Farnam St. also is undergoing renovation and, next door to the east, a five-story hotel is rising.
The residential projects are part of the newest growth in one of the oldest areas of town — an area rich in hills and history tied to Italian and Czech immigrants who started settlements there in an earlier century.
Two developers in Omaha said they couldn’t have done their projects that used historic tax credits as well — or at all — without them.
The Omaha Planning Board voted 4-0 Wednesday to recommend that the City Council approve $1.9 million in tax increment financing for the $13.6 million project.
Real estate developers from Tennessee and Omaha are planning to team up to convert the historic former Woodmen of the World headquarters in do…
Omaha Councilman Chris Jerram wants to move forward with an ordinance to require a review process before old buildings could be demolished — b…
According to Chris Jerram and Assistant City Attorney Jennifer Taylor, who drafted the proposal, changes will include limiting the ordinance so it applies only to properties that have previously been identified as potentially historically significant.
Under Councilman Chris Jerram's proposed ordinance, structurally sound buildings that are more than 75 years old would be reviewed by the City Planning Department before the city issued a demolition permit.
The response to his petition drive to stop demolition of a 129-year-old Omaha mansion-turned-mortuary took the organizer a bit by surprise.
The board, along with the City Planning Department, is seeking more assurances that the redevelopment in Millard’s historic downtown will meet the higher urban design standards that have been set for the area.
The inaugural board will hire an executive director, write bylaws and establish policies and procedures for the land bank. The new agency can select and acquire vacant, condemned houses and other problem properties, selling them for redevelopment.