Jarvis Hunt (1859-1941), Architect
Jarvis Hunt was a noted Chicago architect, and nephew of the famous New York architect, Richard Morris Hunt. He is known to have designed two buildings in Nebraska.
Nebraska Buildings & Projects
Union Pacific Building (1910), 1416 Dodge St, Omaha, Nebraska. (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).
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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