Brandeis–Millard House

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Brandeis–Millard House
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Brandeis–Millard House is located in Nebraska
Brandeis–Millard House
Brandeis–Millard House is located in the US
Brandeis–Millard House
Location Omaha, Nebraska
Coordinates 41°15′22″N 95°58′11″W / 41.25611°N 95.96972°W / 41.25611; -95.96972Coordinates: 41°15′22″N 95°58′11″W / 41.25611°N 95.96972°W / 41.25611; -95.96972
Built 1904[2]
Architect Albert Kahn[2]
Architectural style Tudor Revival, Other
NRHP reference # 80002446[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 28, 1980
Designated OMAL June 10, 1986[2]

The Brandeis–Millard House is located at 500 South 38th Street in the West Farnam neighborhood, which is part of the Gold Coast Historic District in Midtown Omaha, Nebraska. Its carriage house is located at 3815 Dewey Avenue in the same area. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980, it was designated an Omaha Landmark on June 10, 1986.


An early example of the Jacobethan style of architecture, the house is the only known work of Albert Kahn in the state. It was built in 1904[3] for Arthur and Zerlina Brandeis of the notable Omaha mercantile family. The house was purchased in 1909 by Jessie H. Millard as a residence for herself and her father, Senator Joseph H. Millard, who was a pioneer Omahan that served as president of the Omaha National Bank, mayor of Omaha in 1871, and as a U.S. senator from 1901 to 1907.[4] The family occupied the residence until 1922.[3]

See also[edit]

J. L. Brandeis and Sons Store


  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ a b c "Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission – List of Landmarks". Omaha Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission. Retrieved 2013-03-03. 
  3. ^ a b "Nebraska National Register Places in Douglas County", Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved 4/10/08.
  4. ^ "Brandeis-Millard House and Carriage House", Omaha Landmark Heritage Commission. Retrieved 2012-10-24.