Ford Warehouse

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Ford Warehouse
LocationDowntown Omaha, Nebraska
Coordinates41°15′36″N 95°55′48″W / 41.26000°N 95.93000°W / 41.26000; -95.93000Coordinates: 41°15′36″N 95°55′48″W / 41.26000°N 95.93000°W / 41.26000; -95.93000
Built1919
ArchitectJohn Latenser, Sr.
Architectural styleRenaissance Revival
NRHP reference #99000423[1]
Added to NRHPApril 1st, 1999

The Ford Warehouse, also known as the Simon Brothers Building, is located at 1024 Dodge Street in Downtown Omaha, Nebraska. It is a six-story brick and stone building constructed in 1919 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999. It is located near the Omaha Rail and Commerce Historic District and the site of the former Jobbers Canyon Historic District, and is three blocks from the Old Market Historic District. Additionally, the building is also in accordance with the patterns for significance detailed in the Warehouses in Omaha Multiple Property Submission.

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The building functioned as a multi-use facility leasing space to a variety of other commercial tenants, including the B.F. Goodrich Rubber Company, United Food Stores, Inc., Warren Oil Company, Ford Brothers Van and Storage Company, and Gooches Food Products Company. It was the Ford Brothers Van and Storage Company that the building became known for.[2]

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  1. ^ "National Register of Historical Places - Nebraska (NE), Douglas County". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-05-31.
  2. ^ "Simon Brothers Building-Ford Warehouse NRHP Application", Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved 12/1/11.