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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 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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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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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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Tribute to Bever Building planned before historic building is demolished
03
Apr 2018

Tribute to Bever Building planned before historic building is demolished

Supporters of our city’s historic buildings will join together to bid farewell to a significant page in the story of Cedar Rapids. A recognition of..

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More demolitions loom in Cedar Rapids medical district
14
Dec 2017

More demolitions loom in Cedar Rapids medical district

By Cindy Hadish The Cedar Rapids medical district continues to “pluck off” historic buildings in the city, this time targeting a contributing structure in the..

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Cedar Rapids to lose another piece of Grant Wood history to demolition
23
Jul 2017

Cedar Rapids to lose another piece of Grant Wood history to demolition

By Cindy Hadish CEDAR RAPIDS – A newly uncovered piece of history surrounding Iowa’s most famous artist will soon be lost, as Coe College moves..

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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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Will Knutson Building meet same fate as historic Sinclair smokestack?
30
Jun 2015

Will Knutson Building meet same fate as historic Sinclair smokestack?

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – As it currently sits, Tim Blumer agrees with the people who view the Knutson Metal Co., building..

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Immigrant home demolished in Cedar Rapids among oldest in New Bohemia
24
Apr 2015

Immigrant home demolished in Cedar Rapids among oldest in New Bohemia

Note: The Cedar Rapids Historic Preservation Plan will be discussed Wednesday, April 29, 2015, at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library, 1400 Inspiration..

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