Bemis Omaha Bag Company Building

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Bemis Omaha Bag Company Building
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Bemis Omaha Bag Company Building is located in Nebraska
Bemis Omaha Bag Company Building
Location Omaha, Nebraska
Coordinates 41°15′12.68″N 95°55′51.81″W / 41.2535222°N 95.9310583°W / 41.2535222; -95.9310583Coordinates: 41°15′12.68″N 95°55′51.81″W / 41.2535222°N 95.9310583°W / 41.2535222; -95.9310583
Built 1887-1902[2]
Architect Mendelssohn & Lawrie;[2] Harte & Lindsay
Architectural style Chicago, Other
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 85000066[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP January 11, 1985
Designated OMAL September 12, 1978[2]

The Bemis Bag Company Building is located at 1102-1118 Jones Street in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. Built in 1887 in a commercial style, the building was designed by the prolific Omaha architecture firm of Mendelssohn and Lawrie.[2] It was designated an Omaha Landmark on September 12, 1978, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on January 11, 1985. In addition to its own listing on the NRHP, the Building is also included in the Warehouses in Omaha Multiple Property Submission.

The Bemis Company was a national leader in the manufacturing and sale of bags and sacks for flour, grain, and other commodities. It had warehouses and manufacturing facilities in several cities across the United States.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b c d Omaha Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission. "Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission – Landmarks". http://www.ci.omaha.ne.us. Retrieved 2013-03-03. 

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