Bahr & Hanna, Architects

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Lincoln, Nebraska, 1968-1969


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

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

The firm was founded in 1968 by Deon Bahr, in partnership with Bob Hanna.[1] The firm has grown and evolved substantially over its fifty-year history.

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, 1968-1969

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

Farmers & Merchants Bank (1969-1970), Milford, Nebraska.[2][3][4][a]

Skold House (1969-1970), 8900 Pioneers Blvd., Lincoln, Nebraska.[3][4][5:93][6:143][a]


a. Robert Hanna and Deon Bahr, designers.[3]


1. Cayton, Rodd, “Architects leave mark on projects nationwide,” Lincoln Journal-Star (August 28, 2003): C1, 5.

2. Tom Kaspar, comp. Inventory of architectural records in the archives of Davis Fenton Stange Darling, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska. 1996. Nebraska State Historical Society, RG3748, Box 16.

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

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

5. Bahr Vermeer Haecker, Architects: Forty Years. (Omaha: Omaha Books, 2008).

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

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Bahr & Hanna, 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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