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Two 1880s houses in need of new homes in Iowa
29
Aug 2021

Two 1880s houses in need of new homes in Iowa

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage A rural Toddville home and a Cedar Rapids home, both built around 1888, are in need of new owners who..

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Early 1900s home saved in Cedar Rapids will honor memory of beloved board member
10
Jan 2021

Early 1900s home saved in Cedar Rapids will honor memory of beloved board member

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – A 1905-era home will be saved from demolition to serve as the first-time headquarters for Save..

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Become a part of history
27
Jan 2020

Become a part of history

CEDAR RAPIDS — As Save CR Heritage looks ahead to 2020, board members also took a look back during the non-profit’s annual strategic planning session..

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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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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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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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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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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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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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