Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission

Address: 1404 S. 10th Street

Year Built: 1886

Architect: Unknown

Builder: Unknown

Style: Second Empire

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places: 08/13/1974

Designated Omaha Local Landmark: 2017

Joel N. Cornish, a successful lawyer and businessman who came to the Midwest from New York, commissioned the construction of a prominent mansion for his family just south of downtown. The residence, built in 1886, is designed in the Second Empire style with a mansard roof, a cupola, and a symmetrical floor plan. In 1911, the Cornish family sold the home and the residence was converted to apartments. In later years, a simple three-story addition built at the rear of the home provided space for additional units.

National Register Nomination Document

Local Landmark Designation Report

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