Holabird & Roche, Architects
William Holabird (1854-1923)
Martin Roche (1853-1927)
Holabird & Roche was a leading architectural firm in Chicago from about 1883 until Holabird’s death in 1923. They are responsible for the design of five prominent buildings in Omaha between 1909 and 1923.
Nebraska Buildings & Projects
Carberry Apartments (1921), 503 N 40th St., Omaha, Nebraska. (DO09:0323-025)
1. “The Work of Holabird & Roche, Architects,” American Architect CXVIII: 2329 (Aug 11, 1920), 165-172.
2. “Architects in Nebraska to be Covered in Our Survey,” WPA Writers Project, Nebraska State Historical Society Archives, RG515, subj 611.
3. Landmarks, Inc., An Inventory of Historic Omaha Buildings (Omaha: City of Omaha and Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission), 1980.
4. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
5. City of Omaha Planning Department, Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission, Database, Query on Architects, May 20, 2002; courtesy of Lynn Meyer, Preservation Planner.
6. Henry F. Withey and Elsie Rathburn Withey. Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased). Los Angeles: Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc., 1970, 293-294, 518-519.
7. “Woodmen of the World Building to Be Erected During the Coming Year,” Omaha World-Herald (January 1, 1911).
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D. Murphy, “Holabird & Roche, Architects,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, March 3, 2020. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, September 20, 2020.
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