Kiewit Plaza

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Kiewit Plaza
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General information
Type Skyscraper
Address 3555 Farnam Street
Town or city Omaha, Nebraska
Country United States
Construction started 1960
Completed 1961
Height 210 ft
Technical details
Floor count 15

Kiewit Plaza is a high-rise office building in Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.. It is located at 3555 Farnam Street at the corner of S 36th Street.[1] It was built from 1960 to 1961, and it was designed in the modernist architectural style.[1]

It has been home to the headquarters of Peter Kiewit and Sons and Berkshire Hathaway[2] since 1962[3] when Warren Buffett dissolved his six partnerships into one partnership headquartered in this building.

It is named after Peter Kiewit's construction company, Peter Kiewit Sons', a company considered to be one of the most profitable construction company in the world[4] and once called "Colossus of Roads".,[5] which is also headquartered in the building.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Kiewit Plaza". Emporis. Retrieved July 8, 2017. 
  2. ^ Berkshire Hathaway site, http://www.berkshirehathaway.com/
  3. ^ The Snowball by Alice Schroeder, p.240
  4. ^ The Snowball by Alice Schroeder, P.894
  5. ^ Dave Mack, "Colossus of Roads", Omaha Magazine, July 1977

Coordinates: 41°15′27″N 95°57′56″W / 41.2574°N 95.9656°W / 41.2574; -95.9656