Dundee in Omaha, NE
Having been established for over 100 years, Dundee, Nebraska is noted for being Omaha’s oldest urban city. The more venerable neighborhood is called Happy Hollow Historic District. It was developed in 1880 and retains many of its original historic homes. The Dundee District hosts a home owned by Warren Buffett, a philanthropist and wealth investment expert, who still owns and lives in a house he purchased in 1958. Dundee has a significant history, in that the Japanese, during World War II, attempted to set off an exploding bomb balloon over the city, in order to cause fear and panic, but their plan did not work.
Dundee includes the family-friendly communities of Dundee Lockwood/Place/Drews and Dundee Heights. The living quarters of Dundee are nestled among two of Omaha’s largest public parks, Memorial and Elmwood. They are all within a short walk to Old Market in the center of town. Old Market is filled with a bohemian artistic community, music studios, museums, pubs and many different forms of entertainment centers.
Dundee contains beautiful old Tudor homes, Colonial style homes, Georgian homes, condos, townhomes, luxury apartments and lofts. Its olden tree lined streets, manicured city parks and award winning, rated schools, are near Fortune 500 companies, as well as top medical facilities, such as the University of Nebraska Medical Center. This thriving area was voted a top 10 American neighborhood by real estate associations. Whether you move into an existing historic home or begin building on many open space lots, Dundee is the perfect place to become a homeowner. Many existing homes, though historic in nature, have been upgraded with modern features.
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There are fabulous brick residential homes containing six bedrooms and four baths. Updates include granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, ceramic tile flooring, open spaced sun rooms, hardwood floors, Wi-Fi connections, crown moldings, winding staircases, attics and 1 to 2 garage units. Additional features in other dwellings include breakfast nooks, pantry, large bay windows, cathedral ceilings, sitting area off the master bedrooms, winding driveways, screened in porch and patios. The neighborhood street lighting are historic styled cast iron lamp posts, which provides a sense of safety.
The varied communities of Omaha are spread throughout the area with the Missouri River surrounding the city. The Omaha neighborhood areas consists of downtown, midtown, east, north and south. Dundee is located within the downtown area, filled with both modern and historic buildings.
Midtown Omaha, is home to affluent communities, identified as the Gold Coast, Morton Meadows, Country Club and Gifford Park. The western side of Omaha is similar to a small village which houses Boys Town. The southern neighborhoods include Dog Hollow, Brown Park, Little Italy, Little Poland and Little Bohemia. The northern communities house its airport, the Fort Omaha Historic District and smaller communities which were built in the 1920’s and the 1950’s.