Oscar T. Bowles, Architect

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Omaha, Nebraska, 1929-1975

Oscar T. Bowles was an Omaha architect who designed many houses around the city during the 1930s.

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.

Compiled Nebraska Directory Listings

Omaha, Nebraska, 1929-1975

Educational & Professional Associations

1929: bookkeeper, Johnson Howard Company, Omaha, Nebraska.[a]

1931: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.

1932: draftsman, Charles W. Rosenberry, Architect, Omaha, Nebraska.

1934-1938: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.

1938: Registered Professional Architect, Nebraska, A-41; February 1, 1938.[3]

1938-1946: architect, Omaha, Nebraska.

1961-1975: architect and owner, O.T. Bowles & Associates, Omaha, Nebraska.

Buildings & Projects

House (1933), 2014 N. 52nd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2] (DO09:0444-157)

House (1933), 2029 N. 53rd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0444-071)

House (1934), 2508 N. 52nd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0446-134)

House (1934), 652 N. 58th St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0436-073)

House (1934), 2011 N. 53rd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0444-076)

House (1935), 2619 N. 52nd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0445-005)

House (1935), 2537 N. 53rd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0446-083)

Building (1936), 6220 Maple, Omaha, Nebraska.[1]

House (1936), 5136 Grant St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0443-008)

House (1936), 2008 N. 52nd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0444-159)

House (1936), 2004 N. 52nd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0444-160)

House (1936), 5140 Grant St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0443-007)

House (1937), 5315 Grant St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0444-093)

House (1939), 2205 Country Club Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0443-029)

House (1939), 2207 Country Club Ave., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0443-030)

House (1940), 2026 N. 53rd St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0444-131)

House (1941), 5128 Grant St., Omaha, Nebraska.[2]. (DO09:0443-010)

Notes

a. First Omaha directory listing, 1929.

References

1. Landmarks, Inc., An Inventory of Historic Omaha Buildings (Omaha: City of Omaha and Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission, 1980), 144.

2. City of Omaha Planning Department, Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission, Database, Query on Architects, May 20, 2002; courtesy of Lynn Meyer, Preservation Planner.

3. “Professional license results for Oscar T. Bowles,” State of Nebraska Board of Engineers and Architects website, accessed October 8, 2013, http://www.ea.ne.gov/search/search.php?page=details&lic=A41

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Oscar T. Bowles, Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, September 9, 2014. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, October 14, 2019.


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