Lost Omaha

Lost Omaha

eBook - 2018
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The landmarks of Omaha's past reveal a history of industry, innovation and change. The Hotel Fontenelle, the Omaha Athletic Club and the Medical Arts Building disappeared in the wake of changes remaking downtown after World War II. Jobbers Canyon, a vital part of the city's wholesale district, was sacrificed to ConAgra's headquarters. Peony Park closed as suburban sprawl prevented its expansion, and changing leisure patterns took residents farther away for their amusement park experience. The stockyards finally closed in 1999, ending a long chapter in Omaha's history. Author and historian Janet R. Daly Bednarek charts the legacy of Omaha's lost history through its landmarks.
Publisher: [United States] : Arcadia Publishing Inc., 2018
ISBN: 9781439664605
1439664609
Branch Call Number: eBook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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KimBollow
Nov 21, 2018

Short and sweet read about historical Omaha, including a few facts I had known but lots more that were new to me. I liked how there were references to a few current government officials.

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