There are a total of 20 buildings in Omaha with a height of 200 feet or more. Most of these buildings are located in Downtown Omaha while others are in Midtown Omaha. The tallest building to date is First National Bank Tower which stands at 634 feet but the Mutual of Omaha has already begun constructing a building that will be 677 feet tall. In this article, a list of the top 10 tallest buildings in Omaha as of 2023 has been provided.
10 Tallest Buildings in Omaha
The table provides the list of the top 10 tallest buildings in Omaha 2023 along with height, number of floors, and year of establishment.
|Building||Height/ Floors||Year of establishment|
|First National Bank Tower||634 feet/ 45 floors||2002|
|WoodmenLife Tower||478 feet/ 30 floors||1969|
|Elmwood Tower||321 feet/ 21 floors||1963|
|Union Pacific Center||317 feet/ 19 floors||2004|
|First National Center||295 feet/ 22 floors||1971|
|Mutual of Omaha Building||285 feet 14 floors||1970|
|AT&T Building||265 feet/ 15 floors||1919|
|Northern Natural Gas Building||260 feet/ 15 floors||1957|
|The Farnam Hotel||255 feet/ 15 floors||1990|
|Omaha World-Herald||250 feet/ 16 floors||1980|
Omaha’s 10 Tallest Buildings in 2023
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1. First National Bank Tower
The First National Bank Tower is the tallest building in Omaha and also in all of Nebraska state. It is a commercial building that serves as the official headquarters of First National Bank of Omaha. The building won fifth place in the Emporis Skyscraper Award in 2002.
2. WoodmenLife Tower
WoodmenLife Tower was once the tallest building in Omaha and Nebraska and remained for 30 years before the completion of First National Bank Tower. Known earlier as the Woodmen Tower, the building is the headquarters of WoodmenLife insurance company. The building has been featured in the 2002 Jack Nicholson movie, About Schmidt.
3. Elmwood Tower
Formerly known as the Masonic Manor, the Elmwood Tower is the tallest residential building in Omaha and third overall. The building only offers residential apartments for people aged 50 and older. It has a floor count of 21 and its construction was completed in 1963.
4. Union Pacific Center
The Union Pacific Center is the headquarters of the Union Pacific Railroad and its parent company, the Union Pacific Corporation. It is the newest building in Omaha to be featured on the list of city’s tallest buildings. It was constructed in 2004 and is the fourth tallest building in Omaha.
5. First National Center
Located in Downtown Omaha, First National Center is the fifth tallest building in the city that comprises 22 stories. The building is connected to the DoubleTree Hotel by Hilton and also to a 550-stall parking garage. Construction of the building was completed in 1971.
6. Mutual of Omaha Building
The Mutual of Omaha Building is currently the sixth tallest building in Omaha and the headquarters of the Mutual of Omaha Insurance Company. The north face of the building is decorated with a larger-than-life tiger that was made in 2009 to celebrate 100 years of Mutual of Omaha.
7. AT&T Building
Established in 1919, the AT&T Building was once the tallest structure in downtown Omaha before it was surpassed by the Woodmen Tower and later First National Bank Tower. Earlier the building served as The Northwestern Bell headquarters and is now used for CenturyLink’s Omaha operations.
8. Northern Natural Gas Building
Northern Natural Gas Building is the second residential building to be featured on Omaha’s tallest building list. Earlier, the building served as headquarters to many companies and is currently the home to an apartment complex called the Highline. The building is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Nebraska.
9. The Farnam Hotel
The Farnam Hotel, earlier known as 1200 Landmark Center, was an office building that turned into a hotel recently in 2021. As an office building, the structure was used for Omaha operations of Pacific Life. The 15-story hotel is located on the Farnam Streets in Downtown Omaha, Nebraska.
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10. Omaha World-Herald
Omaha World-Herald is one of Downtown Omaha’s premier office buildings that serves as an office space for the Omaha World-Herald daily newspaper. With a height of 250 feet, the building is the last one to be featured in the list of top 10 tallest buildings in Omaha in 2023. The Omaha World-Herald newspaper was earlier owned by American billionaire Warren Buffett.
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