Wurdeman & Grabe, Architects

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Columbus, Nebraska, 1911-1913


Charles Wurdeman, Fairbury, and Columbus, Nebraska

George Grabe, Fremont, Nebraska

Wurdeman & Grabe was an architecture firm that was credited with designing Lincoln Ward School in Columbus, Nebraska.

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

Columbus, Nebraska, 1911, 1913

Educational & Professional Associations

1911-1913: Wurdeman & Grabe, Architects, Columbus, Nebraska.

1913-1932: Charles Wurdeman (1871-1961), Architect, Columbus, Nebraska.

1932-1958: Wurdeman & Wurdeman, Architects, Columbus, Nebraska.

1938-1954: Raymond Reed Co., Engineers, Abilene, Kansas.

1948-1958: Wurdeman & Reed Co., a joint firm between the Raymond Reed Co. and Wurdeman & Wurdeman, Architects.

1955-1958: Raymond Reed & Co., Inc. (name change from Raymond Reed Co.)

1958-1969: Raymond H. Reed, Wurdeman & Associates, Architects and Engineers, Columbus, Nebraska. (the two firms merge into one)

1969-1996: Reed, Veach, Wurdeman & Associates, Inc., Architects and Engineers, Columbus, Nebraska.

1996-2018: RVW, Inc. (name change), Columbus, Nebraska.

Other Associations

1912-1914: employed John P. Helleberg, Sr., draftsman.

Buildings & Projects

Lincoln Ward School (1912), 2916 16th, Columbus, Nebraska. (PT01-199)


See Helleberg & Helleberg, Architects.


Page Citation

D. Murphy, “Wurdeman & Grabe, Architects,” in David Murphy, Edward F. Zimmer, and Lynn Meyer, comps. Place Makers of Nebraska: The Architects. Lincoln: Nebraska State Historical Society, April 6, 2015. http://www.e-nebraskahistory.org/index.php?title=Place_Makers_of_Nebraska:_The_Architects Accessed, July 22, 2024.

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