Woodmen Tower

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Woodmen Tower
Woodmen Tower from FNB Tower.jpg
General information
Status Complete
Location Omaha, Nebraska
U.S.
Coordinates 41°15′29″N 95°56′21″W / 41.2580°N 95.9393°W / 41.2580; -95.9393Coordinates: 41°15′29″N 95°56′21″W / 41.2580°N 95.9393°W / 41.2580; -95.9393
Completed 1969
Height
Roof 478 ft (146 m)
Technical details
Floor count 30
Design and construction
Architect Leo A. Daly
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The Woodmen Tower is a 478-ft (146-m) high-rise building at 1700 Farnam Street in downtown Omaha, Nebraska, and is the headquarters of the Woodmen of the World insurance company. Originally completed in 1969, the Woodmen rises 30 stories. It was the tallest skyscraper in Omaha for over 30 years, until the construction of the First National Bank Tower.[2]

Featured prominently in the film About Schmidt,[3] the Woodmen Tower replaced several buildings in historic downtown, including the Old City Hall and Edward Rosewater's Bee Building.

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