Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission

Address: 3524 Hawthorne Avenue

Year Built: 1889

Architect: Fowler and Beindorff

Builder: Unknown

Style: Queen Anne

Designated Omaha Landmark: 10/14/1980

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places: 11/28/1978

This 1889 house is one of the finest Queen Anne style structures in the city. Built during a period of economic prosperity, the Zabriskie House exhibits fundamental Queen Anne elements such as different wall surfaces, high multiple roof, round turret, straight and round-arched windows, and prominent gables and chimneys.

The builder of the house, New York native Edgar Zabriskie, led an adventurous life as:

  • a ship officer
  • Civil War veteran
  • Union Pacific general agent
  • accountant

Zabriskie was one of the first purchasers of a lot in Bemis Park, a new residential suburb in the 1880’s.

Local Landmark Designation Report

National Register Nomination Document

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