NRHP: Bemis Omaha Bag Company Building
Bemis Omaha Bag Company Building
NRHP Reference #: 85000066
NRHP Listing Date: 19850111
614-624 S 11th & 1102-1118 Jones, Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska
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The Bemis Bag Building, occupying nearly one-half a city block and standing five stories tall, is an imposing part of Omaha's historic warehouse area. The building was constructed in three phases between 1887 and 1902. The Bemis Company was a national leader in the manufacturing and sale of bags and sacks for flour, grain, and other commodities.
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