Rex Staal Helleberg (1928-2004), Architect
DBA: Rex S. Helleberg, Architect
Rex Staal Helleberg was born on September 9, 1928 in Kearney to John and Elena (Staal) Helleberg. He received his Master's in Architecture at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. In 1956, he joined the prolific Kearney firm of his father and brother, Helleberg & Helleberg. Rex married Marilyn in 1969, and they had two sons and a daughter. In 1989, Helleberg moved to Pennsylvania where he taught architecture and did architectural consulting. Helleberg died November 18, 2004 in Pennsylvania.
Educational & Professional Associations
ca.1946: graduate, Kearney High School
ca.1952: BA Architecture, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska.
ca.1954: Master's of Architecture, University of Nebraska - Lincoln, Nebraska.
1956-1969: partner and architect, Helleberg & Helleberg, Architects
1964: member, American Institute of Architects.
1969-1985: partner and owner, Helleberg & Helleberg, Architects
Buildings & Projects
Helleberg's work was typically accomplished on behalf of the firm, Helleberg & Helleberg. See the Helleberg & Helleberg buildings and projects lists for more information.
1. “Project Listings,” TS ([Kearney, NE]: Rex S. Helleberg, Architect, ). Copy in Nebraska State Historical Society, Historic Preservation Division, Architect files.
2. "Obituaries," Kearney Hub (November 22, 2004).
D. Murphy, “Rex Staal Helleberg (1928-2004), Architect,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, March 6, 2019. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, June 14, 2021.
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