Historic Downtown Hastings

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Recapture the warmth and charm of years past by visiting Historic Downtown Hastings. Experience how our past has led to our present through our historic walking/driving tour of 25 buildings. Each site on the tour displays an engraved brass plaque that describes its historic significance. Several locations are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Our downtown buildings reflect architectural styles and tastes spanning over 100 years.

You'll smile when you surround yourself with all that Downtown Hastings has to offer. From art to architecture, entertainment and dining, plus unique shopping, there's something for everyone!

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The Clarke Hotel

When the Clarke Hotel was dedicated in February 1914, it was hailed as a triumph of local initiative. It was designed by architect C.W. Way and built by the John Hamper Company, both of Hastings. Bricks made in Hastings

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The Strand Theatre

Studded in bright lights, the Strand Theatre marquee heralded first-run showings of such movie classics as "From Here to Eternity" and "The sound of Music." For almost seventy years the Strand was the grand dame of motion picture entertainment in Hastings. The Strand'

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Hastings Art Galleries

Aspen Art Gallery
2727 W. 2nd, Suite 440
(402) 463-0546
    Features sculpture, prints, paintings, and art of Herb Mignery and other regional artists.

Blue Moon Coffee Co.
113 N. Hastings
(402) 462-5214


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The Stein Building

For more than 30 years after the turn of the century, the Stein Brothers Store provided quality merchandise from all over the world to south central Nebraska shoppers. Located at 620 West Second Street, the Stein building was easily identifiable by the unique lion'

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The Kool-Aid Birth Place

This building is known locally as the birthplace of Kool-Aid. More accurately, it was the home of the Perkins Products Company, the manufacturing and retail enterprise of Kool-Aid inventor Edwin E. Perkins and his family. The company was housed here from 1923 until 1931

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