Omaha Apartments - Surrounded by Arts, Culture and History infused with a Booming Metropolis

Written by Posted On Wednesday, 12 August 2015 15:21

Nicknamed the “Gateway to the West,” there is something in Omaha for everyone.  There are apartments throughout the city in key locations, allowing residents the opportunity to enjoy all the wonderful sites and history that the area has to offer.

Omaha has an amazing performing arts and theater community.  The largest theater in the U.S., the Omaha Community Playhouse, in located in the heart of the city.  The Holland Performing Arts Centers is home to the music of the Omaha Symphony Orchestra as well as other renowned performers.  The Durham Opera performs at the restored landmark Orpheum Theater.  Acts from across the country entertain audiences from its stage.

(Omaha Community Playhouse)

Take time to visit and stroll through the array of museums the city has for residents and visitors to enjoy.  The Durham Museum displays traveling exhibits while the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts showcases urban artist colonies.  The Josyln Art Museum is made of 38 different marbles from seven countries and features remarkable collections from the distant past to the present day.

(The Durham Museum)

Omaha is home to several historic districts including the Fort Omaha Historic District and the Gold Coast Historic District. The Old Market is another major historic district that includes shops, restaurants, bars and art galleries. It is covered in cobblestone streets so when residents walk out their apartment doors, they feel like they have stepped back in time.  You might even see a horse drawn carriage go by.

If you are an outdoor enthusiast, the city is full of tree-lined walking and biking trails.  Two rivers and five lakes offer opportunities for plenty of boating and fishing.  The Omaha Botanical Gardens is very popular, as well as Kenefick Park.  One of the premiere zoos in the world, the Henry Doorly Zoo, features the largest geodesic dome in the world.  Experience different terrains in the convenient indoors, including a rainforest, desert and swamp.  Since the city is located on a main migratory path along the Missouri River, it is also birding hotspot.

(Omaha Zoo)

Omaha is a city full of all the opportunities of a major metropolis.  All of these amazing attractions and activities are located in what Forbes voted as the number one “Best Bang-For-The-Buck City” in 2009.  It is home to five Fortune 500 companies and a bustling downtown.  A busy business district by day and an exciting entertainment area by night, it is full of eclectic restaurants offering a diverse blend of cuisines. 

Whether you decide to reside in the relaxing and quaint suburbs or the bustling streets of downtown, homes in Omaha can accommodate your lifestyle.  The city is a perfect place to start a career, raise a family or just relax and enjoy everything Omaha has to offer.  The diverse neighborhoods, full of culture and diversity, has something for everyone.  Finding an apartment is the least of your worries in a city that shows you everything Midwest living has to offer.


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