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Home in Cedar Rapids historic district is latest casualty of demolition by neglect
05
Dec 2019

Home in Cedar Rapids historic district is latest casualty of demolition by neglect

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS — A home in one of the Cedar Rapids historic districts was demolished Dec. 5, after years of..

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Photos: Museum Meetup at National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library and Sykora Bakery
17
Nov 2019

Photos: Museum Meetup at National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library and Sykora Bakery

CEDAR RAPIDS – History came alive for members and friends of Save CR Heritage during a Museum Meetup on Sunday, Nov. 17. About 20 people..

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Tour highlights endangered historic schools as demolitions loom in Cedar Rapids
12
Oct 2019

Tour highlights endangered historic schools as demolitions loom in Cedar Rapids

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS — With demolitions of neighborhood schools looming in Cedar Rapids, participants learned what could soon be lost during..

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Meetup photos: Seminole Valley Farm Museum and WWII Remembered
17
Aug 2019

Meetup photos: Seminole Valley Farm Museum and WWII Remembered

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS — Save CR Heritage celebrated the anniversary of its first meetup Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Seminole Valley..

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Three Cedar Rapids houses in search of new homes
08
Aug 2019

Three Cedar Rapids houses in search of new homes

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage Three homes in northwest Cedar Rapids face demolition unless someone comes forward to move them by the end of this..

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Hidden Homes tour attracts crowd
27
Jul 2019

Hidden Homes tour attracts crowd

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – Moments like this give preservation advocates hope. Nearly 150 people crowded along First Avenue to hear historian..

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Friday Night Meetup explores oldest tavern in Cedar Rapids and stirring exhibits at the African American Museum of Iowa
01
Jun 2019

Friday Night Meetup explores oldest tavern in Cedar Rapids and stirring exhibits at the African American Museum of Iowa

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS — Friends and members of Save CR Heritage toured powerful exhibits at the African American Museum of Iowa..

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Cost estimates increase for first two new Cedar Rapids schools by $10 million
13
May 2019

Cost estimates increase for first two new Cedar Rapids schools by $10 million

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS — Even before the first scoop of dirt has been shoveled, the estimated price tag for the Cedar..

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History lovers share post-Valentine’s Day meetup at The History Center
15
Feb 2019

History lovers share post-Valentine’s Day meetup at The History Center

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

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Efforts continue to save stone Bever Park bridge in Cedar Rapids
01
Jan 2019

Efforts continue to save stone Bever Park bridge in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS – Targeted for removal more than one year ago, the stone bridge in Bever Park has been given a second chance, but only..

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