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Mysteries of Masonic Lodge and genealogy uncovered during Friday Night Meetup
18
Nov 2018

Mysteries of Masonic Lodge and genealogy uncovered during Friday Night Meetup

NOTE: Sign the Save CR Heritage petition to end financial incentives to developments that demolish historic properties in Cedar Rapids and learn about the next..

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Redevelopment project in downtown Cedar Rapids to incorporate historic structures
08
Nov 2018

Redevelopment project in downtown Cedar Rapids to incorporate historic structures

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – An iconic bank building and the facade of a historic theater will be saved under a plan..

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City building with unique architecture is latest to face demolition in Cedar Rapids
19
Oct 2018

City building with unique architecture is latest to face demolition in Cedar Rapids

Call the Cedar Rapids City Manager’s Office at (319) 286-5080 or email: citymanager@cedar-rapids.org to voice your opinion about saving this building. By Cindy Hadish/Save CR..

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Final photos: historic Hubbard Ice buildings in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
07
Oct 2018

Final photos: historic Hubbard Ice buildings in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage Buildings that were key to the history of Cedar Rapids, and constructed to withstand water and ice, have been demolished..

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Petition begins to save historic buildings in Cedar Rapids
27
Sep 2018

Petition begins to save historic buildings in Cedar Rapids

The Save CR Salvage Sale will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, outdoors,..

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Rare brick home in Cedar Rapids faces demolition; offered free to move
14
Sep 2018

Rare brick home in Cedar Rapids faces demolition; offered free to move

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – A rare brick house that predates an entire neighborhood in southeast Cedar Rapids will be demolished if..

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Historic buildings targeted as string of demolitions blight First Avenue in Cedar Rapids
09
Sep 2018

Historic buildings targeted as string of demolitions blight First Avenue in Cedar Rapids

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – This summer has seen an uptick in the number of historic buildings demolished along First Avenue, with..

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Save CR Heritage honored with award from Preservation Iowa
04
Sep 2018

Save CR Heritage honored with award from Preservation Iowa

Preservation Iowa presented awards for excellence in preservation during a luncheon Aug. 28, 2018, in Waterloo. Save CR Heritage was among the honorees, being named..

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Save CR Heritage launches Friday Night Meetups
19
Aug 2018

Save CR Heritage launches Friday Night Meetups

Members of Save CR Heritage saw snippets of the city’s history on a tour of the Softball Hall of Fame and dinner at the landmark..

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End of the line for another historic building in Cedar Rapids
26
Jul 2018

End of the line for another historic building in Cedar Rapids

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage Efforts to save a historic building on the Grant Wood Walking Tour in Cedar Rapids have ended. Most recently rented..

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