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M. E. Smith Building, 201 South Tenth Street, Omaha, Douglas County, NE

M. E. Smith Building, 201 South Tenth Street, Omaha, Douglas County, NE

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Summary

Significance: Built in 1919-20, the M.E. Smith Building is significant as an unusually well-designed industrial structure in which new structural advancements and architectural styling were used to produce a better-lighted, safer structure. Its association with M.E. Smith and Company, a very important dry goods firm in the area, contribute to its significance as do the health and child care facilities provided in it which demonstrate an important, early interest in employee welfare.
Survey number: HABS NE-35
Building/structure dates: 1919-1920 Initial Construction
Building/structure dates: 1926-1927 Subsequent Work
Building/structure dates: 1926-1927 Subsequent Work

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Stott, Frederick S
James Stewart & Company, Incorporated
Sanitary Plumbing Company
Otis Elevator
L.J. Erickson & Sons
McCown, Susan, transmitter
Meyer, Lynn, photographer
City of Omaha Planning Department, historian
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Location

East Omaha41.25861, -95.92918
Google Map of 41.25861, -95.9291835
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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