Completed in 1906, this ornately styled building stood on 16th between Dodge Street and Capitol Avenue to serve as Omaha's main post office and house local federal offices. It was demolished in 1966.
In 1898, Omaha hosted an international exposition with grandly styled buildings like above, all built using temporary material not meant to last. Over 2.5 million people visited the showcase of economic and cultural achievements. Shown is one of nine stamps issued by U.S. Post Office in honor of the event.
15th & Douglas Streets | One of many theaters that changed names, the World later became the Omaha Theatre and was demolished in 1981 to make way for a city parking garage.