Living here is
Busy, surrounded by constant activity, culturally diverse
Those who prefer the many benefits of condo living. Those who enjoy an eclectic lifestyle filled with the arts, culture, and all kinds of entertainment within walking distance & a very active social scene
Not ideal for
Those who prefer a quiet atmosphere and privacy; or those who prefer a large amount of living space inside and outside their home.
2 bedroom, 2 baths condo
What was the original site of the City of Omaha, today the downtown area of this mid-sized Douglas County city has become a vibrant locale for both new and renovated commercial, social and real estate developments. Over the last several decades, this historic downtown central district has continually developed into one of the country’s most successful city center revitalization projects.
Founded in 1854 along the Missouri River, Omaha has overall been a popular location for larger corporation’s headquarters, such as Union Pacific Railroad, one of city’s Fortune 500 companies. A number of well-known businesses and institutions have also established residence in this fast-growing area, some of which include Bank of the West, Omaha World-Herald, The Gallup Riverfront Campus, and Creighton University. Along with numerous smaller startup businesses, restaurants/bars/coffee shops, and premier hotels, downtown Omaha is also home to The Old Market – a celebrated neighborhood district for dining, shopping, art galleries, entertainment, and the Omaha Farmers Market.
Bordered by 20th Street on the west, the Missouri River on the east, Leavenworth Street on the south and Chicago Street on the north, more than 30 downtown Omaha buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Many of these prominent structures were key to this Nebraska city’s growth and development; including the Douglas County Courthouse; the Orpheum Theatre; Union Station (now the Durham Museum); and Trinity Cathedral – one of city’s most beautiful churches
With renewed resurgence, downtown Omaha has become more than just a well-loved place to wine and dine. It has become a trendy location to live with a vast amount of stylish condominium and townhome developments having been built or developed throughout the area. For homeowners seeking the convenience and panache of condominium ownership, downtown Omaha offers a wide range of options (both new construction and renovated historic structures) to suit their taste and budget. From upscale living at the RiverFront Place condos along the Missouri River to the chic and modern jLofts in the Old Market to the traditional European-influenced Rows at SoMa – each one of the condo developments offer residents multiple amenities in this fast-growing urban environment.
Living in downtown Omaha presents residents with widespread entertainment and a copious amount of dining options just minutes from their doorstep. Along Omaha’s riverfront is Lewis and Clark Landing, a 23-acre public park with walking trails leading to other popular outdoor venues such as Heartland of America Park (site for various concerts, festivals and events) and the Bob Kerrey Pedestrian Bridge. Nearby is TD Ameritrade Park, home to Creighton University’s baseball team and the annual College World Series. The CenturyLink Center is Omaha’s principal arena for sporting events (Creighton University basketball); major concerts; and large conventions, including Berkshire Hathaway’s Annual Shareholders’ Meeting.
For those who love the arts, downtown Omaha is a hub for fine arts and cultural opportunities –plays, art shows, musicals, concerts, film, exhibits, and so much more. Several of the area’s most well-known fine arts venues consist of the Joslyn Art Museum, The Rose Theatre, the Holland Performing Arts Center, and the Hot Shops Art Center.
Most residents choose to live and work close to home with an abundant of employers located nearby. For those who do choose to commute, the average time is 22 minutes. Residents aretypically singles or couples, ranging from in age from their late 20s to mid-30s. For families in this area, schools include Kellom Elementary School or Liberty Elementary School (both PreK – 6th grade); Lewis & Clark Middle School or Norris Middle School; and Central High School.