List of Woodmen of the World buildings

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This is a list of notable buildings associated with the Woodmen of the World.

The organization formerly owned a 19-story tower at 14th and Farnam Streets which was the tallest building between Chicago and the West coast it the time of its dedication in 1912.[1] WOW built its current 30-story Woodmen Tower in 1969. It was Omaha's tallest building until the completion of the 45-story First National Bank Tower in 2002. The original WOW building was demolished in 1977.[2] Also there are many buildings in which Woodmen of the World chapters met, and some of these are notable buildings.

in the United States (ordered by state then city)

Building Image Dates Location City, State Description
1 Woodmen Hall (Stuart, Florida) Stuart FL Woodmen Hall01.jpg 1913-1914 built 217 SW Akron Ave., corner of SW 3rd St.
Stuart, Florida
2 Woodmen of the World Building (Omaha, Nebraska) 1912 built
1323 Farnam Street
41°15′28″N 95°56′03″W / 41.25778°N 95.93417°W / 41.25778; -95.93417 (Woodmen of the World Building (Omaha, Nebraska))
Omaha, Nebraska Tallest building between Chicago and the West Coast when built in 1912; demolished in 1978.
3 Woodmen Tower Woodmentower.jpg 1969 built
1700 Farnam Street
Omaha, Nebraska 30 story building that is headquarters of the Woodmen of the World insurance company
4 Paxton Hotel The Paxton Downtown Omaha 2010.jpg 1882 and 1927-1928 built 1403 Farnam St.
Omaha, Nebraska Hotel where the Woodmen of the World was founded in 1890
5 W.O.W. Hall WOWHallEugeneOregonFrontElevations.JPG 1932 built
1996 NRHP-listed
291 W. 8th Ave.
44°3′4.24″N 123°5′49.59″W / 44.0511778°N 123.0971083°W / 44.0511778; -123.0971083 (W.O.W. Hall)
Eugene, Oregon Modern Movement, Art Deco architecture[3] Also known as Woodmen of the World Hall and listed on the NRHP as the latter
6 Woodmen Hall (Saint Onge, South Dakota) 1991 NRHP-listed Jct. of Center and Second Sts.
44°32′49″N 103°43′12″W / 44.54694°N 103.72000°W / 44.54694; -103.72000 (Woodmen Hall (Saint Onge, South Dakota))
Early Commercial architecture[3]
7 Woodmen of the World Building (Nacogdoches, Texas) Woodmen of the World Building 2011, Nacogdoches, TX.jpg 1923 built
1982 NRHP-listed

Nacogdoches, Texas Two-part commercial block architecture, NRHP-listed[3]
8 Woodmen of the World Lodge-Phoenix Camp No. 32 1915 built
1996 NRHP-listed
2010 NRHP-delisted
110 Border St.
30°5′21″N 93°44′15″W / 30.08917°N 93.73750°W / 30.08917; -93.73750 (Woodmen of the World Lodge-Phoenix Camp No. 32)
Orange, Texas Mission/Spanish Revival architecture[3]
Druid Hall - Omaha Camp No. 24 1915 built 2412 Ames Ave.
41°17′59″N 95°56′50″W / 41.299699°N 95.947226°W / 41.299699; -95.947226 (Woodmen of the World Lodge-Omaha Camp No. 24)
North Omaha, Nebraska Commercial vernacular

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Woodmen of the World Building". Retrieved 6 October 2010. 
  2. ^ "Woodmen of the WorldTower and First National Tower". Retrieved 6 October 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c d National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.