Bahr, Hanna & Vermeer, Architects

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Lincoln, Nebraska, 1970-1971


Deon Franklin Bahr, Architect, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1968-2017

Robert Leroy Hanna, Architect, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1968-1976

Lynn Eugene Vermeer, Architect, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1970-1997

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

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.

Buildings & Projects

Redeemer Lutheran Cross Complex (1970), Lincoln, Nebraska.[1][2][4:93][a][b]

Funk House (1971), Fort Calhoun, Nebraska.[1][2][a]

Bahrhausen (1971-1972), 4144 South 88th St., Lincoln, Nebraska.[1][2][3][4][5:141][a][b]

Honors & Awards

1970: Honor Award, American Institute of Architects, Nebraska Chapter, Redeemer Lutheran Cross Complex.[3]

1971: Honor Award, American Institute of Architects, Nebraska Chapter, John Skold Residence.[2]


a. Deon Bahr, designer.[1]

b. Award winning design.[4]


1. [George Haecker], “GH edits and notes: Dated buildings and projects list,” MS. ([Omaha: BVH], May 12, 2016).

2. The Office of Bahr Vermeer & Haecker, Architects. (Lincoln and Omaha: BVH, [1981]).

3. Bahr Vermeer & Haecker, Architects: Architecture, Interior Design, Planning. (Lincoln, Omaha, and Los Angeles, [1985]). Only dated projects have been recorded in the Buildings & Projects list.

4. Bahr Vermeer Haecker, Architects: Forty Years. (Omaha: Omaha Books, 2008). May 12, 2016).

5. Steve Eveans, et al., New Architecture in Nebraska (American Society of Architects, Omaha, Nebraska: 1977).

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Bahr, Hanna & Vermeer, 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. Accessed, August 11, 2022.

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