Traces of immigrant enclaves live on south of downtown Omaha: the Sons of Italy hall; the Ethnic Sandwich Shop; the Bohemian Cafe ghost sign at 13th and William Streets.
But redevelopment projects continue to transform neighborhoods rooted in ethnic identity into homes for a new and different population.
One Omaha developer is planning another batch of row houses near 12th and Briggs Streets that will attract buyers able to pay around $300,000. That site is just a stone’s throw from Clarity Development’s still-rising 36-unit South Hill Rowhouses, and only blocks away from a separate cluster of old houses that Clarity has rehabilitated and rents out for now. Read more.