A look at the history of Gene Leahy Mall Jun 11, 2021 Jun 11, 2021 Updated 5 hrs ago 0 Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save Omaha’s urban park changed the city once. What will happen this time? Tags Local-history Reed As featured on Redefining downtown: Omaha's Gene Leahy Mall changed the city once. What will happen this time? Gene Leahy Mall set the stage for generations of downtown development in Omaha. Many of the major downtown changes of the past five decades likely owe at least something to the mall’s creation. Deja vu for downtown Omaha as Gene Leahy Mall returns to street level At some points during the past year, the mall’s flat, bare dirt expanse looks surprisingly close to the way it appeared in a 1975 photo, after crews removed the buildings but before they dug a lagoon. Latest video Video shows rescuers working to find people trapped under rubble Newlyweds ripped apart as husband detained by Chinese government Officials blame Delta variant for Covid-19 surge in Missouri CNN Heroes: Dr. Ala Stanford Storm near Dunbar, Nebraska AP Top Stories June 24 Biden hopes new infrastructure deal unifies US 99 People Unaccounted for in Miami Residential Building Collapse Facebook Twitter WhatsApp SMS Email Print Save Load comments × Post a comment as Emoticons [smile] [beam] [wink] [sad] [cool] [innocent] [rolleyes] [whistling] [lol] [huh] [tongue] [love] [sleeping] [yawn] [unsure] [angry] [blink] [crying] [ohmy] [scared] [sleep] [sneaky] [tongue_smile] [thumbdown] [thumbup] [censored] [happybirthday] [ban] [spam] [offtopic] [batman] [ninja] [pirate] [alien] Comment Text Cancel Post comment × Your comment has been submitted. × Report Cancel Report Abuse ×Reported ×There was a problem reporting this. × Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion. Watch this discussion Get an email notification whenever someone contributes to the discussion Notifications from this discussion will be disabled. Cancel Start watching Stop watching (0) comments Welcome to the discussion. Log In Please keep it clean, turn off CAPS LOCK and don't threaten anyone. Be truthful, nice and proactive. And share with us - we love to hear eyewitness accounts. Post a comment Watch this discussion. Stop watching this discussion.