Charles W. Rosenberry, Architect

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Omaha, Nebraska, 1917-ca. 1931


Charles W. Rosenberry was a prolific designer of residential properties in Omaha from the teens into the early 30s. Nothing is presently known of his private life.

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, 1923-1934, 1937-1938

Educational & Professional Associations

1917-1934: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.[a][c]

1936: manager, Omaha, Nebraska.

Other Associations

1927-1929: employed William Emerson Sype.

Buildings & Projects

House (1888), 2019 Binney St., Omaha.[3] (DO09:0140-125)

Allas Apartments - Atlas Apartments (1919-1920), 1609 Binney St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2][3] (DO09:0140-150)

Commercial Building (1920), 1408 S. 13th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0117-089)

Forrest Hill Apartments (1921), 1405 S. 10th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0117-020)

Duplex (1921), 3419-21 Cuming St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0216-053)

Apartment (1922), 619 S. 31st Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0208-024)

Duplex (1922), 615 S. 31st Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0208-047)

Esther Apartments (1922), 131-37 N. 33rd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0212-010)

Apartment (1922), 120 N. 33rd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0212-056)

House (1923), 5406 Izard St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0438-198)

Ida Apartments (1923), 2011 Cuming St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0130-009)

Duplex (1923), 923-25 Lincoln Blvd., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0215-016)

Duplex (1923), 201-03 N. 36th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0212-044)

Rowhouse (1924), 213-217 S. 48th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0320-003)

Duplex (1924), 3427-29 Cuming St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0216-054)

Rowhouse (1924), 1302-04 S. 9th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0117-027)

Duplex (1924), 1024-26 N. 31st Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0216-059)

Apartment (1924), 2565 Marcy St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0205-098)

Rosewell Court Apartments (1924), 1036 S. 31st St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0206-032)

Bretnor Court (1924), 2536 N. 16th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0138-003)

Rowhouse (1924), 4652-54 Farnam St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0320-011)

Rowhouse (1924), 4648-50 Farnam St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0320-009)

Rowhouse (1924), 618-18 1/2 S. 31st Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0208-034)

House (1924), 5427 Western Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0438-155)

Building (1925), 3044-46 Webster Street, Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

Building (1925), 4802-06 Davenport St./302-12 N.48th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0433-043)

Lakota Court Apartments (1925), 1110 S. 30th Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0204-126)

Congress Apartments/Senate Apartments (1925), 3708 Dodge St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0321-021)

McCarville Duplex (1925), 307 N. 38th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0321-017)

Joe Lewis Mortuary (1926), 2310 N. 24th Street, Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0221-007)

Dodge Rowhouse (1926), 3160 Dodge St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0212-005)

Duplex (1926), 4922-24 California St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0435-002)

House for Miss Fogg (1927), Omaha, Nebraska [1]

House (1927), 2520 N. 55th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0446-040)

House (1927), 2020 N. 54th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0444-120)

House (1927), 2021 N. 53rd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0444-073)

House (1927), 656 N. 57th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0436-031)

House (1927), 660 N. 57th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0436-032)

House (1927), 656 N. 56th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0436-014)

Casalinda Apartments (1927), 108 S. 49th Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[2][3] (DO09:0431-003)

House (1928), 658 N. 57th Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0436-051)

House (1928), 676 N. 57th Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0436-058)

House (1928), 2316 N. 55th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0444-036)

House (1928), 2328 N. 55th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0444-033)

House (1928), 2032 N. 55th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0444-041)

House (1928), 2033 N. 55th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0444-054)

House (1928), 5301 Western Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0438-165)

House (1928), 668 N. 58th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0436-079)

House (1928), 2408 N. 53rd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0444-161)

House (1928), 2508 N. 53rd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0446-107)

House (1928), 2512 N. 53rd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0446-108)

House (1928), 2516 N. 53rd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0466-109)

House (1928), 1717 Country Club Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0441-001)

House (1928), 2309 Country Club Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0444-066)

House (1928), 2712 N. 52nd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0446-122)

House (1928), 2017 N. 55th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0444-050)

House (1928), 2313 N. 55th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0444-057)

House (1928), 665 N. 57th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0436-027)

House (1928), 681 N. 57th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0436-023)

House (1928), 673 N. 56th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0436-008)

House (1929), 716 N. 57th Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0438-044)

House (1929), 735 N. 58th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0438-058)

House (1929), 737 N. 57th Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0438-032)

House (1929), 671 N. 56th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0436-009)

House (1929), 673 N. 57th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0436-025)

House (1929), 672 N. 58th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0438-069)

House (1929), 658 N. 58th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0436-075)

House (1929), 2412 N. 53rd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0444-162)

House (1929), 2050 N. 54th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0444-112)

House (1929), 5304 Nicholas St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0438-169)

House (1929), 5815 Nicholas St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0438-100)

House (1929), 2298 Country Club Ave., Omaha, Nebraska. (DO09:0444-138)

Building (1929), 2298 N. 53rd Street, Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

Wayburn Apartments (1929), 117 N. 31st Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3][b] (DO09:0212-007)

Building (1929), 726 N. 57th Street, Omaha, Nebraska.[3][b] (DO09:0438-013)

Reida Apartments (1930), 3503 Jones St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0208-029)

House (1930), 663 N. 59th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0436-084)

House (1930), 5320 Nicholas St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0438-173)

House (1933), 5414 Nicholas St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0438-179)

House (1936), 717 N. 57th Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0438-036)

House for the Amos Grant Company (1936), 1501 N 51st St., Omaha, Nebraska.[5]

Duplex (1939), 5026-28 Cass St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0435-022)

Duplex (1939), 5022 Cass St., Omaha, Nebraska.[3] (DO09:0435-021)

Notes

a. The Business Sections of the Omaha City Directory gives the dates,1923-1934.[4]

b. Listed in Omaha Architects Database under E. Rosenberry.

c. First Omaha directory listing, 1917.

References

1. Architects drawing of new home for Miss Fogg, in Omaha World Herald (April 3, 1927).

2. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

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

4. A Comprehensive Program for Historic Preservation in Omaha (Omaha: Omaha City Planning Department, 1980), 92-93 [Omaha Directories, Business Section listings].

5. From a five-sheet set of blueprints, drawn by Charles W. Rosenberry, in the possession of Walter Perris; courtesy of Walter Perris. Walter Perris to D. Murphy, email communication, June 1, 2020.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Charles W. Rosenberry, Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, June 29, 2020. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, December 3, 2020.


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