Donate to Restoration Exchange Omaha on GIVING TUESDAY, December 3

Your gift helps Restoration Exchange Omaha perform its core work to save cultural and historical places that matter. With your support we will work to make historical preservation a priority in our community through education, advocacy, and cooperative & collaborative action.

The last six years!

McCaffrey Building on 18th & Howard. In 2018, we combined our efforts with owner, Bob Perrin. Together, we thwarted the County’s attempt to demolish the building. This is one example of how REO is influential in impacting the face of historical preservation in our community.

  • One other Save-the-Building rally for the Christian Specht Building

  • “Heart-Bombed” 25 buildings, with two now landmarked: the Carnation Ballroom & the Scott/Omaha Tent and Awning.

  • 18 places landmarked

This is Where I Live!

This year, your gift will also help us jump-start a new program for inner-city youngsters. It is based on our longstanding walking tours – ‘The Deuce: North 24th Street’ and ‘La Veinticuatro: South 24th Street.’ The students will learn about the people, places, & events that shaped their neighborhoods.

“A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots.”

Marcus Garvey

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