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Bemis Omaha Bag Company Building
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Location 1102–1118 Jones Street,
Omaha, Nebraska
Built 1887–1902
Architect Mendelssohn & Lawrie; Harte & Lindsay
Architectural style Chicago
NRHP reference No. 85000066
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Added to NRHP January 11, 1985

The Bemis Bag Company Building is a historic building located in downtown Omaha, Nebraska. Built in 1887 in a commercial style, the building was designed by the prolific Omaha architecture firm of Mendelssohn and Lawrie. It was designated an Omaha Landmark on September 12, 1978, and was added to the National Register of Historic Places on January 11, 1985. In addition to its own listing on the NRHP, the Building is also included in the Warehouses in Omaha Multiple Property Submission.

The Bemis Company was a national leader in the manufacturing and sale of bags and sacks for flour, grain, and other commodities. It had warehouses and manufacturing facilities in several cities across the United States. This building cost about $40,000 to build.

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