South Center/72nd Street "Bench Marks"

On July 27,29 & Aug 2,3 2005, Eighteeen "bench Mark", or bus benches with uplifting Inspirational message, was photographed in South Center Omaha/72nd Area - That is 90th to 72nd, from Class to Grover Street. Five benches are in the Crossroad Area (72nd & Dodge), Three are at 72nd & Marcy Rd (North of Center street). Rest are scattered. Also this area has four pairs of benches  (See gray Column). More information on and photo of other "bench Marks" are available at the unofficial Omaha Bench Art website. Bench_064_65_BBench_054_59_A

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#18 Jessica Zimmerer
Matt Mason
I am done fighting streetlights,
my paper wings soar, brush
your blazing heart.
Peter Kiewit Foundation
72nd & Farnam, West
#48 Kristae Peterson
Timothy Schaffert
One sad day he realized he’d
conspired in his own obscurity.
aVENue gALLery
72nd & Spring, West
Pair / Side by Side Bench listing - Single bench listing continue below
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#54 Adam Murcek
Roxanne Wach
Do what you love now! If you
don’t get to it, who will?
La Casa Pizzeria
72nd & Arbor, N/E
#59 Barb Schroeder
Donovan L. Welch
Hope is a fire we light with
a snap of our fingers.
First Unitarian Church
72nd & Arbor, N/E
#54 & #59 Side by side
72nd & Arbor, N/E

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#62 Lorelle Carr
Fear is the bridge to
Great Plains Auto Body
72nd & Grover, N/E
#63 Carole DeBuse
Clif Mason
I want the heart of a great
horse—steelworks filled
with danger and daring.
Millard Manufacturing
72nd & Grover, N/E
Bench #62 & 63 Side by side
72nd & Grover, N/E
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#64 Jean Mason
Jeff Koterba
Ukuleles, mandolins, a smiling
sidewalk, a turning point.
Blue Cross & Blue Shield
72nd & Mercy, N/E
#65 Shannon Tarvin
Library Staff
Just Read It!
A world awaits you…
Child Saving Institute
72nd & Mercy, N/E
Bench #64 & 65 Side by side
72nd & Mercy, N/E

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#71 Linda Marshall
Jane Pietrantoni
Step out of your car to
discover Omaha—it’s amazing.
Mayor Mike Fahey
74th & Dodge, S/W
#72 Nicole Blauw
Ron Hansen
Each choice we make
shapes us.
Levy Law Office
74th & Dodge, S/W
Bench #71 & #72 Side by side
74th & Dodge, S/W
Single Bench Listing Continue  - Pair / Side By Side Listing Above
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#60 Bonnie Manriquez
Teresa Dameron
She’s one of a kind.
My Boes, My Designs
72nd & Cass, N/E
#61 Julie Cornell
Suzanne Arney
Life is a bus,
peopled with dreams.
Stephen Hug
72nd & Farnam, West
#66 Kelly Adams
Sibyl Myers
Gotta just do it. Pump up your
spirit. Set yourself free.
ACT!vate Omaha
72nd & Mercy, S/E
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#67 Sara Marquiss & Rachel Meredith
Donovan L. Welch
The easy is what we dream of.
The hard is what defines us.
Toastmasters International
Revelliers Club #1796
76th & Pacific, N/W
#68 Bob Bosco
Nat Derickson
You are what you want.
Your wants have brought you
here, so take a seat and think.
Parker Family Foundation
76th & Pacific, S/W
#76 Jesse Medina
Gene Kwak
We’ve come to see our
children’s dreams outgrow
the looming stalks.
Peter Kiewit Foundation
80th & Center, N/E
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#77 Kari Oppegard
Elizabeth K. Spencer
Did you do good today?
The Mark Oppegard Family
87th & Center, S/W
#78 Carrie Hansen
Heidi Hermanson
Notice beauty every day. Drift in
a boat above a tree-green sea.
élan Contemporary Furnishings
88th & Center, S/E

South Center/72nd Street "Bench Marks"

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