Steele, Sandham & Weinstein Company, Architects

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Omaha, Nebraska, 1957-1963


William LaBarthe Steele, Jr., Omaha, Nebraska

Josiah Dow Sandham, Omaha, Nebraska

Alex Weinstein, Omaha, Nebraska

This was the successor firm to Kimball, Steele & Sandham, Architects, which name change resulted several years after the 1934 death of Thomas Rogers Kimball.[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, 1962-1963

Educational & Professional Associations

1891-1893: Walker, Kimball & Best, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska, and Boston, Massachusetts.

1892-1899: Walker & Kimball, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska, and Boston, Massachusetts.

1900-1928: Thomas Rogers Kimball, Architect, Omaha, Nebraska.

1928-1945: Kimball, Steele & Sandham, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

1946-1956: Steele, Sandham & Steele, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

1957-1963: Steele, Sandham & Weinstein Company, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

1963-1969: Steele, Weinstein & Associates, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

1970-1971: Steele & Associates, Architects, Omaha, Nebraska.

Other Associations

1950-1951: employed Warren Watson Keeler.

1956-1959: employed Robert J. Cernelic, draftsman.

1957: employed John H. Pryor, draftsman.

1959-1963: employed Kenneth E. Nelson, associate.

1961-1964: employed Richard R. Schleiger, architect.

Buildings & Projects

Omaha Archdiocese Chancery (b. 1962), Omaha, Nebraska.[3]

Behlen Laboratory of Physics (1962-1965), northwest corner 10th & S, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Nebraska.[1][2][5][6][a] (LC13:C09-127)

Honors & Awards

1962: Honored by Nebraska Chapter, AIA, for the Omaha Archdiocese Chancery.[3]


a. Project completed by successor firm, Steele, Weinstein & Associates.


1. “Dedication Program,” December 2, 1965, in Behlen Manufacturing Company Collection, Nebraska State Historical Society, RG1595, Box 5.

2. Lincoln Evening Journal (June 10, 1961), 1 [Walt Behlen donates funds].

3. “Zierk (sic) Elected By Architects,” Lincoln Star (December 10, 1962), 11:5.

4. “Pioneer Omaha Architect Known Best by Buildings,” Omaha World-Herald (April 8, 1967), 19:3.

5. "Behlen Laboratory of Physics," in Kay Logan-Peters, An Architectural Tour of Historic UNL (Lincoln: University of Nebraska-Lincoln, UNL Libraries, 2005) Accessed March 23, 2017.

6. Jeff Barnes, 150@150: Nebraska's Landmark Buildings at the State's Sesquicentennial (Architectural Foundation of Nebraska, 2017).

Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Steele, Sandham & Weinstein Company, Architects,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, March 17, 2015. Accessed, December 3, 2022.

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