Farnam Building (NRIS 00000171)
1607-1617 Farnam St.,
Nebraska. County/parish: Douglas.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
March 09, 2000.
Also known as:
- Farnam Building
- The Farnam Building is located at 1613 Farnam Street in Downtown Omaha, Nebraska. It is a seven-story, 110-foot-tall (34 m), historic building that was constructed in 1929. It is adjacent to the First National Bank Building to the east, and Farnam Plaza, an eight-story building that houses the Opera Omaha offices, to the west.
The building had been important fixture in Omaha's downtown business community since the 1930s. Northup-Jones restaurant was located on the first level and was frequented by Omaha's financial and lawyer community.The building was renovated in 2000, and was converted from office space to 30 two- and three-bedroom residential apartments. The first floor is commercial space and contains a restaurant, a convenience store, and a post office. (read more...)
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/00000171