Nebraska Car Showrooms & Dealerships

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Gottberg Auto Company
Columbus, NE
The Gottberg Auto Company building was constructed in 1920 and it served as a Ford dealer (cars and farm equipment) until 1937. It features great terra cotta details of winged wheels and automobiles at the roofline. The building housed a roller-skating rink on the second floor in the late 1940s. In the mid-1950, the second floor was occupied by Dale Electronics who then took over the whole building from around 1959 until 1975. They moved out in 1975 and the building sat vacant until 1991 when it was nearly demolished. In 1993, the building was restored and, in 1995, it became home to the Gottberg Brew Pub and Dusters Restaurant. For more, see this website. [map]

former showroom
Nebraska City, NE
This former showroom was built in the late 1940s for Gamboni Motors. The building was used as a cafe before it became Godfather's Pizza. This photo is from 2009. Since 2012, the building has housed Adkins Signs. [map]

Rystrom Motor Co.
York, NE
The Rystrom Motor Co. was a Dodge dealer. This showroom was built sometime in or before 1920. The building has housed Penner's Tire & Auto since at least the 1970s. For more, see this website. [map]

Hupmobile Building
Omaha, NE
The Hupmobile Building was built in 1917. The Hupp Motor Co. closed in 1940 and the building was used for the production of war-related supplies. I believe the building has been vacant since 2003. It is the only preserved Hupmobile dealership building left in the country. In 2007, the building appeared on the city's endangered list. [map]

Zimmerer Building
Seward, NE
The Zimmerer Building originally housed a Ford dealership. [map]

More Nebraska Showrooms:
Reinecke Motor Company (Schulyer)
Herpolsheimer's (Seward)
W.E. Ripley & Co. Chevrolet (Springview) [map]
Strong Brothers Chevrolet (Syracuse)

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