Wurdeman & Grabe, Architects
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.
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.
1912-1914: employed John P. Helleberg, Sr., draftsman.
Buildings & Projects
Lincoln Ward School (1912), 2916 16th, Columbus, Nebraska. (PT01-199)
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, December 3, 2023.
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