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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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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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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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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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Cedar Rapids targets century-old Bever Park bridge for removal
16
Sep 2017

Cedar Rapids targets century-old Bever Park bridge for removal

UPDATE: See the most recent response from the city of Cedar Rapids By Cindy Hadish A stone bridge that has stood in Bever Park almost..

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The Frankie House becomes a home
30
Jul 2017

The Frankie House becomes a home

By Cindy Hadish CEDAR RAPIDS – The McDore family is bringing an 1890s Bohemian house in Cedar Rapids full-circle. Once destined for demolition, the “Frankie..

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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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Before and after: an 1890s Bohemian home transformed
14
Apr 2017

Before and after: an 1890s Bohemian home transformed

CEDAR RAPIDS – A home built in 1894 by Bohemian immigrants in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is nearing the finish line. Destined for demolition, the house..

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