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

Blackstone Plaza
Former namesKiewit Plaza
General information
Address3555 Farnam Street
Town or cityOmaha, Nebraska
CountryUnited States
Construction started1960
Height210 ft
Technical details
Floor count15
Other information
Public transit accessBus transport Metro Transit

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

It was originally named after Peter Kiewit's construction company, Kiewit Corporation, considered to be one of the most profitable construction companies in the world[4] and once called "Colossus of Roads."[5]

References edit

  1. ^ a b "Kiewit Plaza". Emporis. Archived from the original on September 8, 2017. Retrieved July 8, 2017.
  2. ^ Berkshire Hathaway site,
  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

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