Fred Petersen, Architect

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Omaha, Nebraska, 1908-1917

Fred Petersen was an Omaha architect who practiced both independently and in partnerships. He designed houses. Petersen was not found in Douglas County federal census data from 1900, 1910, or 1920.

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, 1909-1912, 1914-1917

Educational & Professional Associations

1908-1910: architect, Petersen & Sons, 538 Paxton Blk, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]

1911-1912: architect, 311 Brandeis Theater Building, Omaha, Nebraska.

1913: architect and partner with Max Rudolph Nippell, Architect.[2]

1913: architect and partner, Petersen & Dodds, Omaha, Nebraska.

1914-1915: architect, 703 State Bank Building, Omaha, Nebraska.

Buildings & Projects

House (1909), 1809 Spencer St., Omaha, Nebraska.[1] (DO09:0140-064)

Rowhouse (1909), 2744-50 S. 9th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[1] (DO09:0109-003)

House (1910), 1306 S. 9th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[1] (DO09:0117-143)

House (1911), 1926 Spencer St., Omaha, Nebraska.[1] (DO09:0140-020)

Three Residences for William C. Hansen (1911), Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

Jaroslav Folda house (1915), 905 Chicago, Schuyler, Nebraska. (CX06-074)


a. First Omaha directory listing, 1908.


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

2. Omaha World Herald (April 27, 1913), 3. (advertisement)

3. "Omaha, Nebraska," American Contractor 32:21 (May 27, 1911): 63.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Fred Petersen, Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, March 2, 2015. Accessed, September 28, 2022.

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