Wednesday, June 6, 2007

Woodmen Tower

The Woodmen Tower, in downtown Omaha, was the tallest building in the city for over 30 years. With 30 stories, it reaches a height of 478 ft. It is the home of the Woodmen of the World insurance company. In 2002, First National Bank's opened its new headquarters in a 634ft building which now ranks as the tallest. The Woodmen Tower has been my "skyline" since I was little and moved here. I was driving downtown recently and snapped this photo from my car (hence the fuzziness). There was an eerie glow to the city that night, and I like the light in this photo.


Pat said...

Nice light. Interesting to read the history of your city too and this building.

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R&R in The Netherlands said...

I like the light too. And I kept thinking that the name on the building was familiar...then it hit me, "About Schmidt." Didn't realize that it was an actual company!

Fabrizio ikol22 said...

Another one here that likes that light !

Anonymous said...

This is a nice photograph. The light seems about as good as it gets.

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