Bahr, Hanna, Vermeer & Haecker, Architects
Deon Franklin Bahr, Architect, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1968-2017
Robert Leroy Hanna, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1968-1976
Lynn Eugene Vermeer, Architect, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1970-1997
George Woods Haecker, Jr., Omaha, Nebraska, 1971-2017
Lineage of the Firm
1968-1969: Bahr & Hanna, Lincoln, Nebraska.
1970-1971: Bahr, Hanna & Vermeer, Lincoln, Nebraska.
1971-1976: Bahr, Hanna, Vermeer & Haecker, Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska.
1977-2017: Bahr, Vermeer & Haecker, Lincoln and Omaha, Nebraska.
1975-1976: employed James B. Hohenstein, architect, in the Omaha office.
Buildings & Projects
Brandzel Summer Residence (1974), Lake Ventura, Fremont, Nebraska.[5:40-41]
Raintree Apartments (1975), Lincoln, Nebraska. 
Contributors, Capitol Environs Study (1975), Lincoln, Nebraska.
Publications and Exhibitions
“Young Architects and their Work”, Architectural Record (December, 1972).
“Building Renovation” Mark Four Building, Design for Downtown (1973).
“Record Houses of 1975” Brandzel Residence, Architectural Record (Mid-May, 1975).
“Habitat Individual” Brandzel Residence, Architecture Francaise (October, 1975).
“Nebraska AIA Awards 1976,” Fuchs Machinery & Supply, Architecture Nebraska (1976). 
Honors & Awards
1972: Honorable Mention, American Institute of Architects, Nebraska Chapter, Deon Bahr Residence.
1972: Honor Award, American Institute of Architects, Nebraska Chapter, John Skold Residence.
1973: Honor Award, American Institute of Architects, Nebraska Chapter, Mark Four Building.
1973: Annual Environment Award, SERTOMA, Mark Four Building.
1974: Honor Award, American Institute of Architects, Nebraska Chapter, Brandzel Residence.
1974: Award of Excellence, American Institute of Architects, Central States Region, Mark Four Building.
1975: Citation Award, Nebraska Society of Architects, Fuchs Machinery & Supply.
1976: Merit Award, Nebraska Society of Architects, AV. Sorensen Library/Recreation Center, Omaha, Nebraska.
1976: Honorable Mention, Biscayne West National Design Competition, Biscayne West New-Town-in-Town.
a. An award winning project.
b. A preservation-adaptive reuse project.
c. George Haecker, designer.
d. Deon Bahr, designer.
e. Deon Bahr and George Haecker, designers.
f. Deon Bahr and Robert Findley, designers.
g. Gary Bowen, designer.
1. The Office of Bahr Vermeer & Haecker, Architects. (Lincoln and Omaha: BVH, ).
2. Bahr Vermeer & Haecker, Architects: Architecture, Interior Design, Planning. (Lincoln, Omaha, and Los Angeles, ). Only dated projects have been recorded in the Buildings & Projects list.
3. Bahr Vermeer Haecker, Architects: Forty Years. (Omaha: Omaha Books, 2008).
4. [George Haecker], “GH edits and notes: Dated buildings and projects list,” MS. ([Omaha: BVH], May 12, 2016).
5. Steve Eveans, et. al., New Architecture in Nebraska, from the Nebraska Society of Architects & the American Institute of Architects (Omaha, Nebraska: 1977).
D. Murphy, “Bahr, Hanna, Vermeer & Haecker, Architects,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, January 5, 2017. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, December 7, 2022.
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