Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission

Address: 415 North 41st Avenue

Year Built: 1899

Architect: John Latenser

Builder: Unknown

Style: Neo-Classical Revival

Designated Omaha Landmark: 9/24/1985

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places: 3/13/1986

Saunders School is an early example of architect John Latenser’s interest in neo-classical form and detail, an architectural style that would characterize his later commissions for many of Omaha’s most important civic and commercial buildings.  The structure was named for Alvin Saunders, Nebraska’s last territorial governor before statehood in 1867. Built in 1899, Saunders School served the community as a public school facility for more than 80 years. The building was renovated for use as apartments in the late 1980’s.

Local Landmark Designation Report

National Register Nomination Document

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