List of tallest buildings in Omaha, Nebraska

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Downtown Omaha skyline, looking southwest.

The tallest buildings in Omaha, Nebraska include towers for Woodmen of the World and the First National Bank of Omaha. Omaha's tallest building is the 45-story First National Bank Tower. Completed in 1969, the 30-story tall Woodmen Tower was the tallest[1] until the construction of the First National Bank Tower. While most of the city's tallest buildings are located in Downtown Omaha, several are located in Midtown Omaha. These include the 22-story, 320 ft (98 m) Masonic Manor, currently the third tallest building in the city, and the Mutual of Omaha Building. The University of Nebraska Medical Center is located in midtown and among its rapidly expanding campus is the 230 feet (70 m) Lied Transplant Center.

Picture Rank Name Stories Height Year Completed Primary Purpose Source
One First National Center is the tallest building in Omaha and the State of NE. 1 One First National Center 45 634 ft (193 m) 2002 Office [2]
Woodmen Tower in Downtown Omaha 2 Woodmen Tower 30 478 ft (146 m) 1969 Office [3]
Masonic Tower in Midtown Omaha. 3 Elmwood Tower 22 320 ft (98 m) 1963 Residential [4]
Union Pacific Center 4 Union Pacific Center 19 317 ft (97 m) 2004 Office [5]
The First National Center 5 First National Center (Omaha) 22 295 ft (90 m) 1971 Office [6]
Mutual of Omaha Building, during 100th anniversary celebration in 2009. 6 Mutual of Omaha Building 14 285 ft (87 m) 1970 Office [7]
AT&T Building in Downtown Omaha 7 AT&T Building (Omaha) 16 265 ft (81 m) 1919 Office [8]
The Northern Natural Gas Building in downtown Omaha 8 Northern Natural Gas Building 19 260 ft (79 m) 1957 Residential [9]
The 1200 Landmark Center in downtown Omaha 9 1200 Landmark Center 15 255 ft (78 m) 1990 Office [10]
The Omaha World Herald Building 10 Omaha World-Herald 16 250 ft (76 m) 1980 Office [11]
The Omaha Double Tree Hotel. 11 Omaha Double Tree Hotel 19 239 ft (73 m) 1970 Hotel [12]
The Lied Transplant Center on the UNMC campus. 12 Lied Transplant Center 15 230 ft (70 m) 1999 Hospital(primarily) [13]
Omaha's City National Bank Building, now known as The Orpheum Tower 13 Orpheum Tower 16 219 ft (67 m) 1910 Residential [14]
North Tower of Central Park Plaza 14 Central Park Plaza I 16 213 ft (65 m) 1982 Office [15]
South Tower of Central Park Plaza 15 Central Park Plaza II 16 213 ft (65 m) 1982 Office [16]
Kiewit Plaza 16 Kiewit Plaza 15 212 ft (64 m) 1961 Office [17]
Kiewit Plaza 17 Farnam 1600 14 212 ft (64 m) 1917 Residential [18]

Timeline of tallest buildings[edit]

Downtown Omaha looking east from approximately North 30th and Farnam Streets.

The Omaha National Bank Building was Omaha's first skyscraper.

The following is a list of buildings that were once the tallest structure in Omaha, NE

Name Years as tallest Height
feet / m
Floors Reference
Omaha National Bank Building 1889–1912 180 ft (55 m)
10
[19]
Woodmen of the World Building 1912–1919 246 ft (75 m)
19
[20]
AT&T Building (Omaha) 1919–1963 265 ft (81 m)
16
[21]
Masonic Manor 1963–1969 320 ft (98 m)
22
[22]
Woodmen Tower 1969–2002 478 ft (146 m)
30
[23]
One First National Center 2002–present 634 ft (193 m)
45
[24]

References[edit]

  1. ^ (1981) The Encyclopedia Americana Version 20. Grolier. p. 701.
  2. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=11nationalcenter-omaha-ne-usa
  3. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=woodmentower-omaha-ne-usa
  4. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=masonicmanor-omaha-ne-usa
  5. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=unionpacificcenter-omaha-ne-usa
  6. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=1nationalcenter-omaha-ne-usa
  7. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=mutualofomahabuilding-omaha-ne-usa
  8. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=attbuilding-omaha-ne-usa
  9. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=norstreetrnnaturalgasbuilding-omaha-ne-usa
  10. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=1200landmarkcenter-omaha-ne-usa
  11. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=qwestbuilding-omaha-ne-usa
  12. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=doubletreehotel-omaha-ne-usa
  13. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=liedtransplantcenter-omaha-ne-usa
  14. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=orpheumtower-omaha-ne-usa
  15. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=centralparkplazai-omaha-ne-usa
  16. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=centralparkplazaii-omaha-ne-usa
  17. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=kiewitplaza-omaha-ne-usa
  18. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=farnam1600-omaha-ne-usa
  19. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=omahanationalbankbuilding-omaha-ne-usa
  20. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=woodmenofstreetworldbuilding-omaha-ne-usa
  21. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=attbuilding-omaha-ne-usa
  22. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=masonicmanor-omaha-ne-usa
  23. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=woodmentower-omaha-ne-usa
  24. ^ http://www.emporis.com/application/?nav=building&lng=3&id=11nationalcenter-omaha-ne-usa


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