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Property Name Traver Brothers Row Houses Historic District
Reference Number 12001074
State Nebraska
County Douglas
Town Omaha
Street Address 2601-2607 Jones St and 651-672 South 26th Avenue
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 5/21/2013
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The Traver Brothers houses located at 26th Avenue and Jones Street in Omaha, Nebraska are significant under Criterion A for their contribution to the broad patterns of the development of Omaha relating to the city's need for housing. The buildings represent the boom of one of Omaha's population trends , and they form a critical cluster illustrating Omaha's development patterns . The Traver Brothers houses are significant at the local level , contributing as a physical manifestation of the development of Omaha's expanding urban neighborhoods prior to World War I. This property may also contribute under the historic context for multiple dwellings identified in the draft Attached Dwellings in Omaha, Nebraska 1860-1962 Multiple Property Document, when it is listed.

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