NRHP: Behlen House

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Behlen House

Behlen House

NRHP Reference #: 03000108

NRHP Listing Date: 20030311


2555 Pershing Rd, Columbus, Platte County, Nebraska

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Constructed in 1958, the Behlen House is located in Columbus. The 8,500 square foot residence is an irregularly shaped one-story steel building with a corrugated metal roof. It has a concrete slab foundation and encorporates corrugated steel load-bearing walls fabricated at the Behlen Manufacturing Company. The house was built as a showcase for the potential uses of industrial materials for domestic purposes.

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