Edwin J. Kriz (1898-1981), Architect
Edwin J. Kriz was born July 1, 1898. He lived in several Nebraskan towns, his architectural career remaining constant throughout his moves. Kriz died in January 1981 in Grand Island.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Lincoln, Nebraska, 1936-1940
Omaha, Nebraska, 1941-1945, 1969-1974
Scottsbluff-Gering, Nebraska, 1949-1951
Fremont, Nebraska, 1929, 1931, 1935-1936, 1943, 1947
Grand Island, Nebraska, 1945-1948, 1949-1976
Educational & Professional Associations
1949-1965: architect, Grand Island, Nebraska.[a]
1966-1967: architect and owner, EJ Kriz, Architect, Grand Island, Nebraska.
1968: architect, 424 E Hall St., Grand Island, Nebraska.[b]
Buildings & Projects
New Zion Presbyterian Church (1922), Northwest Corner 4th & Maple, Clarkson, Nebraska. (CX01-039)
a. First Grand Island directory listing, 1949.
b. Last Grand Island directory listing, 1968.
1. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
2. A Comprehensive Program for Historic Preservation in Omaha (Omaha: Omaha City Planning Department, 1980), 92-93.
D. Murphy, “Edwin J. Kriz (1898-1981), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, February 5, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, October 16, 2019.
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