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First Name

Edward

Last Name

Zimmer

Title

Preservation Planner, Lincoln-Lancaster County Planning Department

City

Lincoln

Home Phone

(402) 430-7814

Cell Phone
Work Phone

(402) 441-6360

Email

ed.zimmer@gmail.com

Biography

Ed Zimmer has been the historic preservation planner for the Lincoln Planning Department since 1985. He emphasizes outreach through illustrated talks, walks, and bike and bus tours. He has also been an adjunct instructor for the UN-L College of Architecture. He is a native of Omaha and spent a decade studying and working in Boston, earning a Ph.D. in American studies from Boston University in 1984. While in Massachusetts he freelanced as a researcher and writer for clients including Peabody Museum at Harvard University and the Smithsonian’s Museum of American History.



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