Arter & Speece, Architects

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Lincoln, Nebraska, 1956-1964

Partners:

Dean Edwin Arter

William Speece, Engineer

The partnership of Arter & Speece was formed in 1956, and lasted until Dean Edwin Arter purchased the interest of William Speece in 1966. At that time, Arter formed a new firm, Dean E. Arter & Associates, and managed it until his death in 1995.[1] Speece continued his engineering practice, alone and in partnership. For a time, he taught structures full-time at the University of Nebraska School of Architecture.

This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the format and contents page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Lincoln, Nebraska, 1956, 1958-1964

Other Associations

1960: employed Guy Richard Dunn, Jr., architect.[4:6]

Buildings & Projects

Hampton Elementary School (1957-1958), Hampton, Nebraska.[2]

St. Andrews Lutheran Church (1958), West Avon Lane, Lincoln, Nebraska.[2]

Medical Village Office Building (1959), northwest corner 48th & A, Lincoln, Nebraska.[2]

Bethany Evangelical Lutheran Church (1959), Lyons, Nebraska.[2]

Fillmore County Hospital (1959), Geneva, Nebraska.[2]

Piedmont Seventh Day Adventist Church (1960), 4801 A St., Lincoln, Nebraska.[5]

Gymnasium Addition (1961), Public School, Walthill, Nebraska.[2]

Methodist Chapel & Student Center - Cornerstone Student Chapel (1962), University of Nebraska City Campus, Lincoln, Nebraska.[1][3]

Elementary School (1964), Valentine, Nebraska.[3]

Gering Senior High School (1965), Gering, Nebraska.[3]

Notes

References

1. “The Arter Group,” Online. Accessed July 9, 2013. http://www.artergroup.com/aboutus.htm

2. American Institute of Architects, comp. American Architects Directory second ed. (New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1962), 21, accessed April 4, 2010, http://communities.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki/Wiki%20Pages/1962%20American%20Architects%20Directory.aspx

3. American Institute of Architects, comp., American Architects Directory third ed. (New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1970), 29 http://communities.aia.org/sites/hdoaa/wiki/Wiki%20Pages/1970%20American%20Architects%20Directory.aspx

4. “G. Richard ‘Dick’ Dunn: Architect, Community Leader, Educator,” Interview by Keith Blackledge, TS (September 22, 1996); North Platte Public Library Collection.

5. City of Lincoln Building Permit #77712.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Arter & Speece, Architects,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, August 31, 2017. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, August 20, 2019.


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