Charles M. Nye (ca. 1876- ), Architect

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Omaha, Nebraska, 1913-1934


Charles M. Nye was born in Minnesota, circa 1876. He became an architect and, by 1910, had moved to Omaha, where he lived with his wife, Mary, and three children for at least 25 years. Nye had two firms of his own, Nye & Son and C. M. Nye & C. N. Robinson. He moved to Los Angeles sometime between 1935 and 1940 to live with his oldest daughter, Marjorie, and her husband.[3][4][5][6]

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

Omaha, Nebraska, 1913-1923, 1934

Educational & Professional Associations

1910: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

1913-1915: architect, 1223 City National Bank bldg, Omaha, Nebraska.

1917-1918: architect and partner, C. M. Nye & C. N. Robinson, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

1920: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.[4]

1928: architect and partner, Nye & Son, Architects.

1930: salesman, Omaha, Nebraska.[5]

1940: occupation not listed, Los Angeles, California.[6]

Buildings & Projects

Glenario Terrace Apartments (1917), 5106 Capitol Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[2] (DO09:0433-017)

Logan Carnegie Library (1920), Logan, Iowa.[1]

Commercial Building (1922), 4004 Hamilton St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2] (DO09:0327-025)

House (1922), 3802 Hamilton St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2] (DO09:0327-007)

House (1922), 3806 Hamilton St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2] (DO09:0327-008)

House (1929), 3862 Hamilton St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2] (DO09:0327-021)

House (1931), 3866 Hamilton St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2] (DO09:0327-022)

House (1934), 5627 Western Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[2] (DO09:0438-142)

Notes

References

1. “An Architectural and Historical Survey of Public Libraries in Iowa, 1870-1940,” MS Iowa SHPO office, 1980.

2. City of Omaha Planning Department, Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission, Database, Query on Architects, May 20, 2002; courtesy of Lynn Meyer, Preservation Planner.

3. 1910 United States Census, s.v. “Charles M. Nye,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through HeritageQuestOnline.com.

4. 1920 United States Census, s.v. “Charles M. Nye,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through HeritageQuestOnline.com.

5. 1930 United States Census, s.v. “Charles M. Nye,” Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, accessed through AncestryLibrary.com.

6. 1940 United States Census, s.v. “Charles M. Nye,” Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, accessed through AncestryLibrary.com.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Charles M. Nye (ca. 1876- ), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, April 20, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, October 31, 2020.


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