Swoboda Bakery

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Swoboda Bakery
Swoboda Bakery Omaha from S 1.JPG
Swoboda Bakery, seen across William Street
Swoboda Bakery is located in Nebraska
Swoboda Bakery
Swoboda Bakery is located in the US
Swoboda Bakery
Location 1422 William Street, Omaha, Nebraska
Coordinates 41°14′44.74″N 95°56′8.84″W / 41.2457611°N 95.9357889°W / 41.2457611; -95.9357889Coordinates: 41°14′44.74″N 95°56′8.84″W / 41.2457611°N 95.9357889°W / 41.2457611; -95.9357889
Built 1889
Architect Joseph Dworak & Co.
Architectural style Late Victorian, Other
NRHP Reference # 96000768 [1]
Added to NRHP July 19, 1996

The Swoboda Bakery was built at 1422 William Street in 1888 in the Little Bohemia neighborhood of Omaha, Nebraska. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 19, 1996.[2][3]

History[edit]

Constructed in 1888 by Joseph Dworak & Company, the Swoboda Bakery was central to Omaha's Czech immigrant community.[4] The two-story building was originally designed as a mixed-use commercial and residential property. After a City-funded rehabilitation was completed in 1996, the building was converted to rental residential space only.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ (nd) Swoboda Bakery, City of Omaha Landmarks Heritage Commission. Retrieved 7/31/07.
  3. ^ (1996) "National Register of Historic Places Listings - July 26, 1996." National Park Service. Retrieved 7/30/07.
  4. ^ Chudacoff, H. (1973) "A New Look At Ethnic Neighborhoods: Residential Dispersion and the Concept of Visibility in a Medium-Sized City," Journal of American History. 60(1). June. p. 79.
  5. ^ (2001) Additional tax incentive projects, Nebraska State Historical Society. Retrieved 7/31/07.