Frank & Bailey, Architects

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Kearney, Nebraska, 1888-1891


George W. Frank, Jr.

Howard B. Bailey

Frank & Bailey was an architectural firm that practiced in Kearney, Nebraska for a few years.

This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the Format and contents of Nebraska architect entries page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Kearney, Nebraska, 1891

Lineage of the Firm

1888: George W. Frank, Jr., Kearney, Nebraska.[3]

1889-1891: Frank Bailey & Farmer, Kearney, Nebraska.

1891: Frank & Bailey, Architects, Kearney, Nebraska.

Other Associations

1891: retained Walter Pell Pulis to make presentation drawings.

Buildings & Projects


House (ca. 1891) Kearney, Nebraska.[1][6]

City National Bank (1889), corner of 21st St. and Central Ave., Kearney, Nebraska.[4][5] (BF05-480)


West Kearney Passenger Station (n.d.), Union Pacific Railroad, Kearney, Nebraska.[2]



1. American Architect & Building News No. 812 (July 18, 1891), drawing by Walter Pell Pulis.

2. Rendered proposal, Nebraska State Historical Society, Photograph Collections, D4339.

3. American Architect & Building News 24:666 (September 29, 1888).

4. "An Imposing Edifice" Kearney Daily Hub (November 7, 1889), 4.

5. "Notice to Builders" Kearney Daily Hub (June 11, 1889), 4.

6. St. Croix Architecture (May 24, 2011).

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Frank & Bailey, Architects,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, February 7, 2019. Accessed, February 1, 2023.

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