If you are drawn to romantic ambiance with a historical twist, consider one of Omaha’s treasures, the Dundee-Happy Hollow Historical District in Midtown Omaha.
Located between Leavenworth Street on the south; Hamilton Street on the north; Happy Hollow Boulevard on the west and 46th Street on the east, this Omaha neighborhood, renowned for its historical residences, is also the home of international finance tycoon Warren Buffet, whose home on the corner of Farnam and 55th was purchased in 1958 for $31,000.
With a tax levy mill rate of 2.17, the Dundee Historical/ residential district is not out of line with other residential areas in metro Omaha.
Other names of fame who claim Dundee in their history
include nationally syndicated editorial cartoonist Jeff Koterba. Dundee is also the birthplace of Academy Award winning filmmaker Alexander Payne.
This central Omaha neighborhood is the home of Dundee Elementary School which is part of the Omaha Public School district. It is also the home of the private Episcopalian school, Brownwell Talbot School and the winner of the best private school, St Margaret Mary’s, who received the Blue Ribbon Award for that honor in 2006.
Quaint shops and eateries await your visit including Mark’s Bistro, the Dundee Dell, Gerda’s Restaurant & Bakery and the adorable boutique, Denim Saloon, where there is something for everyone.
Even more fun can be expected at the annual “Bank of the West Celebrates America” concert in Dundee Memorial Park held on the last Friday in June concluding with the fireworks show in commemoration of the Fourth of July. This concert event attracts more than 50,000 people each year.
Whether you are in town visiting or seriously considering Omaha Dundee your new home, don’t forget to visit and delight yourself with what this area has to offer.