Leo Bonet, Designer

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Chicago, Illinois, and Mexico City, Mexico

Also DBA: Leo Bonet Artistic Stucco and Modeling Company, Chicago, Illinois.[5]

Leo Bonet practiced primarily in Chicago, Illinois, and Mexico City, Mexico. The only building in Nebraska accredited to his design is the Montana State Building in Omaha, Nebraska.

This page is a contribution to the publication, Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. See the Format and contents of Nebraska architect entries page for more information on the compilation and page organization.

Buildings & Projects

Montana State Building (1898), Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition, Omaha, Nebraska.[1][2]

Mexican Building (1902), Louisiana Purchase Exposition, St. Louis, Missouri.[3][4]


1. James B. Haynes, History of the Trans-Mississippi and International Exposition of 1898 ([Omaha]: Committee on History, 1910), 132.

2. “Montana Building,” Omaha Public Library Website, 1998, accessed August 30, 2013, http://www.omaha.lib.ne.us/transmiss/buildings/montanabuilding.html

3. “Louisiana Purchase Exposition,” Architects’ and Builders’ Magazine 4:11 (August 1903), 518-19, accessed through Google Books on August 30, 2013, http://books.google.com/books?id=JFE2AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA519&lpg=PA519&dq=%22leo+bonet%22+architect&source=bl&ots=EkynQngluN&sig=9SDLJvzNFVSiHnMy-y4H7d8FZGg&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Y70gUrCTN4nwyQH474H4BQ&ved=0CDoQ6AEwAw#v=onepage&q=%22leo%20bonet%22%20architect&f=false

4. “Our Foreign Trade,” World’s Fair Bulletin 4:1 (November 1902), 31, accessed through Google Books on August 30, 2013, http://books.google.com/books?id=1kgjAQAAMAAJ&pg=RA9-PA35&lpg=RA9-PA35&dq=%22leo+bonet%22+architect&source=bl&ots=aoRH1lcRLC&sig=5frLkXkEoCpUBW5ZZnLceHO5HKI&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Y70gUrCTN4nwyQH474H4BQ&ved=0CEMQ6AEwBQ#v=onepage&q=%22leo%20bonet%22%20architect&f=false

5. Advertisement, Inland Architect & News Record 29:1 (February 1897), accessed through Google Books on August 30, 2013, http://books.google.com/books?id=prExAQAAMAAJ&pg=PA24&lpg=PA24&dq=%22leo+bonet%22+architect&source=bl&ots=n01pNahxME&sig=z34YDtGgtzR1JNXiPGoiomaFowA&hl=en&sa=X&ei=Y70gUrCTN4nwyQH474H4BQ&ved=0CEUQ6AEwBg#v=onepage&q=%22leo%20bonet%22%20architect&f=false

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Leo Bonet, Designer,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, August 30, 2013. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, October 20, 2019.

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