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June 6, 2019

Vacant Lot Giveaway: Postponed

In mid March, the Omaha Municipal Land Bank presented the Vacant Lot Giveaway to the public, a project that would allow up to three qualified applicants to win a vacant lot and up to $5,000 in redevelopment funds for their project. We were blown away by the response, and we received applications for 20 different…

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April 11, 2019

UNL Students Imagine A Community Hub

UNL Architecture Professor Emily Andersen, of DeOld Andersen Architecture, wanted students in her class to examine an actual site for a project in her Spring 2019 studio class. She chose a 9-acre Land Bank site at 41st and Grant Street and challenged the students to create a community hub surrounded by park area that provided habitat for urban wildlife.

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March 14, 2019

Win a Vacant Lot and $5000!

What could YOU do with a vacant lot and $5000? Show us your plan and you could win one of three vacant lots and the funds to get it redeveloped. Find all the program details below – and check out our Pinterest boards for inspiration! Which Lots Can I Pick From? There are eleven lots…

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