Nick Louis Kostos (1917-2004), Architect

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Omaha, 1946-1976; and Blair, Nebraska, -2005

Nick Louis Kostos was born on August 16, 1917 in Grand Island, Nebraska to parents Lula Psichos and Louis Kostos.[4] He was an architect in Omaha. He worked for a myriad of notable firms including John Latenser & Sons, Henningson Durham & Richardson, Kirkham, Michael & Associates, and Leo A. Daly Company.[1][2] Kostos died on January 2, 2004. [4]

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

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Omaha, Nebraska, 1968-1976

Blair, Nebraska, 2000

Educational & Professional Associations

1946-1956: draftsman, John Latenser & Sons, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]

1957: squad chief, John Latenser & Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

1958: architect, John Latenser & Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

1959: architect, Cecil A. Martin & Associates, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

No 1960 directory.

1961-1965: architect, John Latenser & Sons, Omaha, Nebraska.

1966-1967: partsman, Graham Buick, Omaha, Nebraska.

1967: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-820; December 2, 1967.[1]

1968: architect, Henningson Durham & Richardson, Architects & Engineers, Omaha, Nebraska.

1969-1970: architect, Kirkham, Michael & Associates, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

1971-1975: architect, Leo A. Daly Company, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

1976: associate, Leo A Daly Company, Omaha, Nebraska.

2004: Architect Emeritus, Blair, Nebraska.[3]

Buildings & Projects


a. First Omaha directory listing, 1945.


1. “Professional license results for Nick Kostos,” Nebraska State Board of Engineers and Architects Website, accessed April 1, 2003, <>

2. The Nebraska Professional (November 2005), 7.

3. The Nebraska Professional (June 2004), 6.

4. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015.

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Nick Louis Kostos (1917-2004), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, January 31, 2018 Accessed, August 8, 2022.

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