Woodmen Tower

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Woodmen Tower
Woodmen Tower from FNB Tower.jpg
General information
Status Complete
Architectural style International Style

1700 Farnam Street

Omaha, Nebraska
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
Construction started 1966
Completed 1969
Owner Woodmen of the World
Roof 478 ft (146 m)
Technical details
Floor count 30
Design and construction
Architect Leo A. Daly

The Woodmen Tower is a 478-ft (146-m) high-rise building at 1700 Farnam Street in downtown Omaha, Nebraska,[2] and is the headquarters of the Woodmen of the World insurance company. Building was started in 1966 and 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.[3]

Featured prominently in the film About Schmidt,[4] the Woodmen Tower replaced several buildings in historic downtown, including the Old City Hall and Edward Rosewater's Bee Building.


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