Lahr & Stangel, Architects
Lahr & Stangel was an architectural firm in Omaha. It was in business for one year, then was on hiatus until it opened its doors again in 1928.
Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings
Omaha, Nebraska, 1916, 1928-1941
Educational & Professional Associations
Buildings & Projects
St. Anthony’s Catholic Church (1927), Steinhauer, Nebraska.
St. Theresa of Child Jesus Catholic Church and School (1927), 15th & Ogden, Omaha, Nebraska.
St. Stanislaus Catholic Church (1939), Duncan, Nebraska. (PT04-003)
Boy’s Town Administration Bldg, Omaha, Nebraska.
Sacred Heart Church, Shelby, Nebraska.
a. Designed and Supervised by Matthew J. Lahr on behalf of the firm.
1. Omaha World-Herald (November 2, 1930), 2. (photo)
2. Omaha World-Herald (November 13, 1927). (architect’s drwg)
3. “Tower resembles that of the Nebraska State Capitol,” Omaha World Herald (November 30, 1930), photo-section.
4. The True Voice (June 17, 1927), 7. (photos, dedication)
5. The True Voice (October 28, 1927), 3. (sketch)
6. “Trip to vault turns up blueprint treasure,” Lincoln Journal Star (March 9, 2003), 1F.
7. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
8. City of Omaha Planning Department, Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission, Database, Query on Architects, May 20, 2002; courtesy of Lynn Meyer, Preservation Planner.
9. Application of Matthew J. Lahr for Registration to Practice Professional Engineering and Architecture, Nebraska State Board of Examiners for Professional Engineers and Architects, October 31, 1937. Nebraska State Historical Society RG081 SG2.
D. Murphy, “Lahr & Stangel, Architects,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, February 9, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, April 15, 2021.
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