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ARTICLE: Blank canvas: Many possibilities for Ho-Chunk’s properties on Historic Fourth Street


April 26, 2022


Ho-Chunk Capital is developing long-term plans to preserve and renovate the buildings to historic standards and create new opportunity for commercial and residential tenants.

The purchase last spring included numerous properties on historic Fourth Street from Sioux City’s Aalfs family, including their landmark office building.

SIOUX CITY — With its acquisition a little more than a year ago of a set of properties in the 1000 block of Fourth Street, Ho-Chunk, Inc. became a major owner of historic properties in one of downtown Sioux City’s most popular districts.

The purchase marked the end of an era for the seller, the Aalfs family — whose manufacturing operations had been headquartered in the largest of the buildings — and a milestone for the ascendant Ho-Chunk, the wildly successful economic development arm of the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska.

Click here to read the story from the Sioux City Journal.

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