Glen Robert Stippich (1924-2011), Architect

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Lincoln, Nebraska, 1957-1976

DBA Stippich Architects, 1964-1966

Glen Robert Stippich was born on September 24, 1924 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota to Abner and Edna (nee Schorzmann) Stippich. He received a Bachelor of Architecture from the University of Nebraska in 1954, then went on to practice architecture in Nebraska, both independently and with firms. Notably, Stippich had a long association with Harold Hoskins. Additionally, Stippich was a substitute teacher for the University of Nebraska College of Architecture, and he was a certified inspector for the Environmental Protection Agency. He had two children, a son and a daughter. Stippich founded the Arlyn Versteeg Stippich Memorial Endowment Fund at Sioux Valley Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. He was also a member of the AIA, the Moose Lodge, and St. Marks United Methodist Church; he supported the Nebraska Children's Home and the Cedar's Home for Children. Stippich died October 28, 2011.[2][3][4]

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, 1957-1976

Educational & Professional Associations

1954: Bachelor of Architecture, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.[2][3]

____: draftsman, Perkins & McWayne.[2]

____: chief draftsman, Selmer Solheim, Lincoln, Nebraska.[2]

1957: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-417; September 20, 1957.[5]

1959-1968: Glen Stippich, Architect, Lincoln, Nebraska.[2][3]

1970: architect, Harold Hoskins & Associates, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.[3]

____: architect, Hoskins, Stippich, Schaumberg & Freeman, Architects, Lincoln, Nebraska.

1987: License expired December 31, 1987.[5]

Buildings & Projects

Addition (1959), F.O.E. Building, Beatrice, Nebraska.[2]

Elementary School (1960), Syracuse, Nebraska.[2]

Burial Vault Manufacturing Plant (1960), Lincoln, Nebraska.[2]

Holiday Inn Motel (1960), Lincoln, Nebraska.[2]

Garment Factory and Shopping Center (1961), Fairbury, Nebraska.[2]

Boone County Courthouse (1976), Albion, Nebraska.[1]



1. Oliver B. Pollak, Nebraska Courthouses: Contention, Compromise, and Community [Images of America Series] (Chicago: Arcadia Publishing, 2002), 116. [725.1.P771n]

2. American Institute of Architects, comp., American Architects Directory Second Ed. (New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1962), 678, accessed April 4, 2010,

3. American Institute of Architects, comp., American Architects Directory Third Ed. (New York: R. R. Bowker Co., 1970), 883, accessed April 4, 2010,

4. “Glenn R. Stippich,” Lincoln Journal Star (October 30, 2011), B5:1.

5. State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects website, Professional license results for Glenn R Stippich: Accessed September 10, 2013.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Glen Robert Stippich (1924-2011), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, March 11, 2015. Accessed, May 31, 2020.

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