Kiewit Plaza

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Kiewit Plaza
Kiewit Plaza outer sign
Kiewit Plaza outer sign

Kiewit Plaza is one of the tallest buildings in Omaha, Nebraska. Located at 3555 Farnam ST. at the corner of S 36th Street and home to the headquarters of Berkshire Hathaway[1] since 1962[2] when Warren Buffett dissolved his 6 partnerships into one big partnership headquartered in this building.

It is named after Peter Kiewit's construction company, Peter Kiewit Sons', a company once considered as the most profitable construction company in the world[3] and once called "Colossus of Roads".,[4] which is also headquartered in the building.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Berkshire hathaway site, http://www.berkshirehathaway.com/
  2. ^ The Snowball by Alice Schroeder, p.240
  3. ^ The Snowball by Alice Schroeder, P.894
  4. ^ Dave Mack, "Colossus of Roads", Omaha Magazine, July 1977

Coordinates: 41°15′27″N 95°57′56″W / 41.2574°N 95.9656°W / 41.2574; -95.9656