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Experience the variety and luxury of Lincoln’s newly-constructed Leighton District! Nestled at the corner of 48th & Leighton Avenue — between the University of Nebraska – Lincoln’s East Campus and Nebraska Wesleyan University — this mixed-use development is Lincoln’s newest thriving entertainment and residential destination.

East Lincoln provides a charming setting for this new community, which will bring upscale amenities to the historic neighborhood, including restaurants, shops, neighborhood services, and luxury apartment living.

Leighton District is crafted with culture in mind — upholding history while celebrating a modern lifestyle through the cultivation of arts, entertainment, retail, and cuisine.

living in Leighton district

Leighton District North

Sitting directly below The Flats’ residents, three Class A retail spaces sit on Leighton District’s main street, directly across from the Dead President’s Group trio of restaurant concepts.

Leasing Opportunities:

  • Suite A: 3,600 SF
  • Suite B: 1,532 SF
  • Suite C: 1,767 SF

Leighton District East

Renovated with an entirely new façade to match the stylings of Leighton District’s Buildings A and B, University Place houses unique retail opportunities for restaurants and neighborhood services to join the Leighton District.

Leasing Opportunities:

  • West Endcap – 1,500-4,620 SF (optional drive-thru)
  • East Endcap – 1,500 – 5300 SF (optional patio)

Leighton District South

Dead Presidents Group

Dead Presidents Group is a restaurant collection ushering in a new wave of locally-minded, high-quality dining experiences in Nebraska and Iowa. These restaurants highlight local ingredients, unforgettable atmospheres and unrivaled company culture.

  • Leighton District North

    Sitting directly below The Flats’ residents, three Class A retail spaces sit on Leighton District’s main street, directly across from the Dead President’s Group trio of restaurant concepts.

    Leasing Opportunities:

    • Suite A: 3,600 SF
    • Suite B: 1,532 SF
    • Suite C: 1,767 SF
  • Leighton District East

    Renovated with an entirely new façade to match the stylings of Leighton District’s Buildings A and B, University Place houses unique retail opportunities for restaurants and neighborhood services to join the Leighton District.

    Leasing Opportunities:

    • West Endcap – 1,500-4,620 SF (optional drive-thru)
    • East Endcap – 1,500 – 5300 SF (optional patio)
  • Leighton District South

    Dead Presidents Group

    Dead Presidents Group is a restaurant collection ushering in a new wave of locally-minded, high-quality dining experiences in Nebraska and Iowa. These restaurants highlight local ingredients, unforgettable atmospheres and unrivaled company culture.

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Leighton District

Experience Lincoln’s newly constructed Leighton District, a centrally-located mixed-use entertainment destination at the corner of 48th & Leighton Avenue, conveniently positioned between University of Nebraska – Lincoln’s East Campus and Nebraska Wesleyan University.

University of Nebraska- Lincoln East Campus

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln consistently ranks in the top tier of national research universities. UNL students learn from faulty who develop one-to-one connections with students and foster a sense of community in their classes. UNL ranked #136 in National Universities, has a competitive D1 football team, and endless programs to choose from.

Southeast Community College

The mission of Southeast Community College is to empower and transform the diverse leaders and communities of Nebraska through accessible educational opportunities.

With 60 programs to study, 2 (or fewer) years to get your degree, and $2.4M in scholarship awards (2019-20), SCC sets each student up for greatness.

Nebraska Wesleyan College

For over 130 years, Nebraska Wesleyan College has been a destination for scholars across the Midwest and the globe.

NWU is within the top 10% of regional Midwestern universities and was rated the #1 University in Nebraska for best undergraduate teaching in 2021 (U.S. News & World Report).

Nebraska Wesleyan University

  • Leighton District

    Experience Lincoln’s newly constructed Leighton District, a centrally-located mixed-use entertainment destination at the corner of 48th & Leighton Avenue, conveniently positioned between University of Nebraska – Lincoln’s East Campus and Nebraska Wesleyan University.

  • University of Nebraska- Lincoln East Campus

    The University of Nebraska-Lincoln consistently ranks in the top tier of national research universities. UNL students learn from faulty who develop one-to-one connections with students and foster a sense of community in their classes. UNL ranked #136 in National Universities, has a competitive D1 football team, and endless programs to choose from.

  • Southeast Community College

    The mission of Southeast Community College is to empower and transform the diverse leaders and communities of Nebraska through accessible educational opportunities.

    With 60 programs to study, 2 (or fewer) years to get your degree, and $2.4M in scholarship awards (2019-20), SCC sets each student up for greatness.

  • Nebraska Wesleyan College

    For over 130 years, Nebraska Wesleyan College has been a destination for scholars across the Midwest and the globe.

    NWU is within the top 10% of regional Midwestern universities and was rated the #1 University in Nebraska for best undergraduate teaching in 2021 (U.S. News & World Report).

    Nebraska Wesleyan University

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