Warren & Ort, Architects

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Lincoln, Nebraska, 1906-1907


Edward F. Warren, Lincoln, Nebraska

Jacob Ort, Lincoln, and Wahoo, Nebraska

Warren & Ort were briefly partners in Lincoln, Nebraska, beginning in 1906 and dissolving before the end of 1907.[1][2][a][b]

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

Lincoln, Nebraska, 1907

Educational & Professional Associations

Other Associations

ca. 1907: employed Samuel F. Church.[3]

Buildings & Projects

Saunders County National Bank of Wahoo (1906), Weston, Nebraska.[4]

"Plans for a $12,000 church for the Swedish Lutheran congregation" (1906), Wahoo, Nebraska.[5]

$6,000 residence for George I. Putney (1906), Wahoo, Nebraska.[6]

Plans for annex to Elliott school building (1906), 26th & O Streets, Lincoln, Nebraska.[7]


a. Lincoln Star reported in June 1906 "Mr. Jacob Ort, who has been engaged in the building and architectural business in Wahoo, Nebraska for many years, has moved to Lincoln and he and Mr. W. [sic] F. Warren, an architect of this city, have formed the firm of Warren & Ort, and will do a general architectural and building business and have offices over the Bank of Commerce." The firm was also mentioned in the Lincoln City directory of 1907.[1]

b. E. F. Warren was listed in the 1907 city directories of both Lincoln, Nebraska and Kansas City, Missouri. An article in a Lincoln newspaper of October, 1907 mentioned him as "a Kansas City architect, who formerly lived in Lincoln..."[2]


1. Notice of formation of firm of Warren & Ort, Lincoln (Nebraska) Star (June 3, 1906), 2.

2. "Interesting Sidelights on Mortgage Transaction," Lincoln (Nebraska) Evening News (October 15, 1907), 8.

3. “Obituary,” Lincoln Journal-Star (April 15, 1917), 2.

4. "Business Buildings...Weston, Neb.," Improvement Bulletin (June 16, 1906), 20. "$2,000 bank"

5. "Churches...Wahoo, Neb.," Improvement Bulletin (June 16, 1906), 21.

6. "Residences...Wahoo, Neb.," Improvement Bulletin (June 16, 1906), 23.

7. "Proposals Wanted," Lincoln (Nebraska) Evening News (June 16, 1906), 6.

Page Citation

D. Murphy & E. F. Zimmer, “Warren & Ort, Architects,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, July 31, 2022. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, December 3, 2022.

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