Landmarks Heritage Preservation Commission

LL 051 Dietz Memorial United Methodist Church sm

Address: 1423 South 10th Street

Year Built: 1888-89

Architect: John H.W. Hawkins

Builder: Unknown

Style: Romanesque and Gothic Revival

Designated Omaha Landmark: 9/28/1982

Listed in the National Register of Historic Places: 11/23/1980 (As Saint Matthias' Episcopal Church)

Designed by architect J. H. W. Hawkins, a native of New York, Dietz Memorial United Methodist Church is historically known as Saint Matthias’ Episcopal Church. Saint Matthias’ is architecturally significant as a record of a brief period in American Episcopal Church building history during which Romanesque Revival elements won acceptance. The structure is also important as a rare Midwestern example of a church design influenced by H. H. Richardson’s renowned 1872-77 Trinity Church in Boston.

 

Local Landmark Designation Report

 

National Register Nomination