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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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Historic comebacks from 2008 flood highlighted during CR Resurgence Tour
16
Jun 2018

Historic comebacks from 2008 flood highlighted during CR Resurgence Tour

CEDAR RAPIDS – Extreme heat Saturday didn’t keep tour-goers from visiting historic sites in Cedar Rapids that survived the 2008 flood. The CR Resurgence Tour,..

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Final good-bye: family member bids farewell to historic Bever Building
06
Jun 2018

Final good-bye: family member bids farewell to historic Bever Building

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS –  C. Anthony “Tony” Bever gave the building that bore his family name one last look. “I spent..

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C.R. Resurgence Tour to mark 10th anniversary of epic flood
03
Jun 2018

C.R. Resurgence Tour to mark 10th anniversary of epic flood

NOTE: The C.R. Resurgence Tour will be Saturday, June 16, 2018, from 2-5:30 p.m., with a social hour from 5:30-6:30 p.m. Arrive at the first..

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Honoring the abandoned: Save CR Heritage teams with Iowa City Salvage Barn
25
May 2018

Honoring the abandoned: Save CR Heritage teams with Iowa City Salvage Barn

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage Changing the demolition mindset is an ongoing challenge in Cedar Rapids, where developers are known for wiping the slate clean,..

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Historic Brewer House remains a work in progress
06
May 2018

Historic Brewer House remains a work in progress

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – When it comes to any home improvement project, things don’t always go according to plan. Homeowners Dawn Stephens..

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Rare Bohemian immigrant home will move to new site in Cedar Rapids
24
Apr 2018

Rare Bohemian immigrant home will move to new site in Cedar Rapids

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – The last Bohemian immigrant house in the “Flats” neighborhood of Cedar Rapids will soon have a new..

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