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1971-1975: architect in training, Bahr Hanna Vermeer Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska; [[Clark & Enersen, Olsson, Burroughs & Thomsen, Architects|Clark & Enersen Partners]], Lincoln, Nebraska; and [[James LeRoy Haberlan (1935-2018), Architect|Haberlan Associate Architects]], Lincoln, Nebraska.[[#References|[1]]].
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1971-1975: architect in training, [[Bahr, Hanna & Vermeer, Architects]], Lincoln, Nebraska; [[Clark & Enersen, Olsson, Burroughs & Thomsen, Architects|Clark & Enersen Partners]], Lincoln, Nebraska; and [[James LeRoy Haberlan (1935-2018), Architect|Haberlan Associate Architects]], Lincoln, Nebraska.[[#References|[1]]].
  
 
1972: David T. Littrell Studio, 4934 Glade, Lincoln, Nebraska.
 
1972: David T. Littrell Studio, 4934 Glade, Lincoln, Nebraska.

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Lincoln, Nebraska, 1975-2016


David Thomas Littrell was born on October 18, 1945 in Beatrice, Nebraska to William C. and Phyllis Jean (Thomas) Littrell. He worked for several Lincoln architectural firms before co-founding Geller Design, Inc., in 1979. He died on February 15, 2018 in Lincoln.[1]

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, 1968-2007.

Educational & Professional Associations

1968: student, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1971: BArch, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.[1]

1971-1975: architect in training, Bahr, Hanna & Vermeer, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska; Clark & Enersen Partners, Lincoln, Nebraska; and Haberlan Associate Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.[1].

1972: David T. Littrell Studio, 4934 Glade, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1975: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-1258; February 20, 1975.[2]

1976-2016: partner and co-founder (with David J. Meyer), Geller Design, Inc., Lincoln, Nebraska (vice president to 1984, president from 1985).[1][4]

Buildings & Projects

Dated

York State Bank (early 1970s), York, Nebraska.[5]

NBC Branch Bank (early 1970s) 40th & Normal Blvd, Lincoln, Nebraska.[5][a]

Barrimore's Bar (early 1970s), backstage, off alley, Stuart Theatre, Lincoln, Nebraska.[5][b]

Littrell home expansion (1979), 4934 Glade, Lincoln, Nebraska.[3][5]

SandStone Building (2002), 3270 Folkways Blvd, Lincoln, Nebraska.[5]

Pathology Medical Services, remodel lab building (2006), 5440 South Street, Lincoln, Nebraska.[5]

Pathology Medical Services Offices (2006), 5340 South Street and others, Lincoln, Nebraska.[5]

Undated

Prairie Life Center, northwest corner 70th & A Streets, Lincoln, Nebraska.[5]

Lincoln Orthopedic Building, northwest corner 70th & A Streets, Lincoln, Nebraska.[5]

Prairie Dental Building, northwest corner 70th & A Streets, Lincoln, Nebraska.[5]

Grand Mother’s Restaurant (now Tanner’s), northwest corner 70th & A Streets, Lincoln, Nebraska.[5][c]

Prairie Life Center, off 132nd & Center Streets, Omaha, Nebraska.[5]

Grand Mother's Restaurant, off 132nd & Center Streets, Omaha, Nebraska.[5]

Dwelling house for John and Sonia Breslow, Firethorn.[5]

Dwelling house for John and Sonia Breslow, Scottsdale, Arizona.[5]

Dwelling house for John and Sonia Breslow, Montana.[5]

Novartus Plant, improvements, Highway 6, Lincoln, Nebraska.[5]

Notes

a. This was Geller Design's first project; the building has since bee remodeled.[5]

b. Design-build project by Littrell, Meyer, and Haberlan.[5]

c. The interior has subsequently been remodeled.[5]

References

1. "David Thomas Littrell" (obituary), Lincoln (Nebraska) Journal Star (February 18, 2018), B6.

2. “Professional license results for David T. Littrell,” Nebraska State Board of Engineers and Architects Website, accessed April 1, 2003, http://www.ea.state.ne.us/search/search.cgi

3. City of Lincoln Building permits #47500 (1948), to Richard DeHaven, for $545 "garage bungalow/Only foundation"; #49173 (1949), to UNL architecture instructor James G. Porter, for $2000 "complete residence"; #125352 (1979), to David Thomas Littrell, for $16,500 "Add Second Story."

4. Lincoln, Nebraska, city directories, 1968-2007.

5. Thomas Stanton Laging, Architect, email communication with D. Murphy, "David Littrell Projects." May 14, 2018.

Page Citation

E. F. Zimmer & D. Murphy, “David Thomas Littrell (1945-2018), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, August 14, 2018. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, December 8, 2022.


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