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24
Jun 2017

Returning a favor: Preservation groups collaborate on Iowa City rehab

IOWA CITY — Save CR Heritage members joined forces for a day with Friends of Historic Preservation to work on the historic Houser-Metzger House in..

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26
May 2017

Frankie House virtual tour

After more than a year of work, with a core group of about a dozen Save CR Heritage board members and over 50 outside volunteers,..

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Before and after: an 1890s Bohemian home transformed
14
Apr 2017

Before and after: an 1890s Bohemian home transformed

CEDAR RAPIDS – A home built in 1894 by Bohemian immigrants in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is coming full-circle. Destined for demolition, the house was moved..

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12
Apr 2017

Frankie House ends one chapter; new story begins

The Frankie House is ready for a new chapter in its history. Members of Save CR Heritage announced at a press conference today that the..

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11
Apr 2017

Save CR Heritage thanks Frankie House donors

As the Frankie House project comes to a close, Save Cedar Rapids Heritage extends a heart-felt thank you to all of the volunteers and donors..

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05
Mar 2017

Last of The Flats: Bohemian home awaits rescue in Cedar Rapids

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS — A once-thriving neighborhood in southeast Cedar Rapids could lose the last of its homes soon. During its Feb...

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Frankie House moves into final stretch
03
Mar 2017

Frankie House moves into final stretch

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage Work on the late-1800s Frankie House was given a boost this week, with the help of AmeriCorps NCCC and an..

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Saving History: latest news on the Frankie House
08
Jan 2017

Saving History: latest news on the Frankie House

Learn the latest news on the Frankie House in this feature article in the January 2017 edition of City Revealed magazine.

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Cedar Rapids casino plan would leave historic building standing
30
Dec 2016

Cedar Rapids casino plan would leave historic building standing

(Updated Jan. 5, 2017, to note that two of three buildings could still be at risk.) By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – At..

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Cedar Rapids School District ponders future of buildings
15
Dec 2016

Cedar Rapids School District ponders future of buildings

The Cedar Rapids Community School District is examining its facilities master plan, with changes, and potentially school closures, on the horizon. Mark Stoffer Hunter, Cedar..

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