Flats on Howard
Designed for downtown professionals and students seeking modern, efficient and technology-ready apartments in Omaha’s urban core, APMA worked with developer Arch Icon to transform nine individual historic buildings into The Flats on Howard. The Flats are located within the Howard Street Historic Apartment District (HSHAD), a unique area of multiple family dwelling units that grew out of an area of mansions in the early 1900’s. The historic apartments were designed in a variety of styles with original details restored or replicated to add character and charm. The original murphy bed frames; private wrought iron balconies, hardwood, terrazzo and porcelain tile floors are just a few of the historic touches that adorn a wide variety of apartments styles, sizes and configurations in several classic brick buildings.
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Date of Completion
Honors + Awards
2016 J. Timothy Anderson Award for Excellence In Historic Rehabilitation
Restoration Exchange Omaha – 2017 AIA Omaha Preservation Award
2017 National Historic Preservation Advocacy Week, Preservation’s Best Award
Photography by: Arch Icon
Say It Loud
March 16, 2021
Congratulations to our own Chandler Sanders and Audrey Buckley for being featured alongside other deserving designers in this year’s Say It Loud – Beyond the Built Environment Online Exhibition. Follow the link to view the entire selection of winners!
November 20, 2020
Welcome to new APMA-ers Adam and Savannah! Adam is the third Adam in our office, but we only have one Savannah…so far. Hop on over to our people page to learn more about them.
AIA NE Award
November 19, 2020
Congratulations to Swanson Elementary School – celebrated with an Architecture Honor Award in this year’s AIA Nebraska Awards program!
Tiny Home Village
October 16, 2020
APMA, Arch Icon Developement and the Siena Francis House are working together on the first tiny home village in Omaha! 50 units will soon rise near 16th and Charles Street.
AIA CSR Awards
September 28, 2020
At the 2020 (virtual) AIA Central States Awards The Hoff Family Arts and Culture Center picked up a Merit award in the Historic Preservation/Adaptive Reuse category and the jury commented: “We enjoyed the Hoff Cultural Center for its ability to abstract the new…to expose the historical.” Congrats to Pottawattamie Arts, Culture and Entertainment and the entire project team!
Say It Loud
September 10, 2020
Congratulations to our own Jenny Zimmer, Jean Vacha and Megan Lutz for being featured alongside other deserving designers in this year’s Say It Loud – Beyond the Built Environment Online Exhibition. Follow the link to view the entire selection of winners!