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Donors and volunteers thanked as Save CR Heritage dedicates early-1900s J.E. Halvorson House
15
Oct 2021

Donors and volunteers thanked as Save CR Heritage dedicates early-1900s J.E. Halvorson House

Note: Cedar Rapids Historian Mark Stoffer Hunter will lead walking tours of the neighborhood surrounding the J.E. Halvorson House, 606 Fifth Ave. SE, on Oct...

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Final Hour: Cedar Rapids walking tour offers last glimpse of history as demolitions loom
09
Oct 2021

Final Hour: Cedar Rapids walking tour offers last glimpse of history as demolitions loom

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In an ironic twist, as Save CR Heritage prepares to dedicate its first-ever headquarters in an..

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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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Bus tour to shine spotlight on endangered historic schools in Cedar Rapids
23
Sep 2019

Bus tour to shine spotlight on endangered historic schools in Cedar Rapids

NOTE: Tickets for the School Bus Tour with Mark Stoffer Hunter will be sold for $10 each on a first-come, first-served basis during the Save..

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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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Save CR Heritage shines spotlight on hidden homes and other historical buildings in upcoming tour
30
Jun 2019

Save CR Heritage shines spotlight on hidden homes and other historical buildings in upcoming tour

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage Last year saw a surge in the number of historic buildings demolished in Cedar Rapids, including many along First Avenue,..

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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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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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Garfield and Arthur schools celebrate 100th anniversaries
04
May 2015

Garfield and Arthur schools celebrate 100th anniversaries

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage In the 1910s, Cedar Rapids was booming in both its economy and population, which resulted in an unprecedented number of..

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