Jarvis Hunt (1859-1941), Architect

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Chicago, Illinois

Jarvis Hunt was a noted Chicago architect, and nephew of the famous New York architect, Richard Morris Hunt.[4] He is known to have designed two buildings in Nebraska.

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.

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Arbor Lodge; view from the north (Nebraska State Historical Society)

Nebraska Buildings & Projects

East facade addition (1903-1905), Arbor Lodge, Nebraska City, Nebraska.[1][3][6][a] (OT00-0013) National Register narrative

Union Pacific Building (1910), 1416 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska.[2][5] (DO09:0125-002)


a. This major public facade addition to J. Sterling Morton's Arbor Lodge was planned and constructed following Morton's death by his son, Joy Morton.


1. "Arbor Lodge: The Morton Family Estate," Architectural Record 19:1 (January 1906), 37-47.

2. “Architects in Nebraska to be Covered in Our Survey,” WPA Writers Project, RG515, subj 611.

3. Gail DeBuse Potter, “The Evolution of Arbor Lodge, 1855-1904,” Nebraska History 73:2 (Summer 1992), 66.

4. Henry F. Withey and Elsie Rathburn Withey. Biographical Dictionary of American Architects (Deceased) (Los Angeles: Hennessey & Ingalls, Inc., 1970), 308-309.

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

6. George R. Adams, "Arbor Lodge; J. Sterling Morton House [Addendum]," National Register of Historic Places, Inventory-Nomination Form (Nashville: American Association for State and Local History, September 1, 1974).

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Jarvis Hunt (1859-1941), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, January 13, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, April 20, 2021.

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