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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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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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Proposed Cedar Rapids flood control system puts historic riverfront buildings at risk
21
Mar 2015

Proposed Cedar Rapids flood control system puts historic riverfront buildings at risk

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – Members of Save Cedar Rapids Heritage are concerned that the alignment of the city’s flood protection system..

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Historic Smulekoff’s Building Opens for Bids in Downtown Cedar Rapids
01
Mar 2015

Historic Smulekoff’s Building Opens for Bids in Downtown Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — Known as a downtown institution, the Smulekoff’s building will change hands under city plans, but it won’t be the first time the..

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Service station undergoes transformation in New Bohemia
30
Jan 2015

Service station undergoes transformation in New Bohemia

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS — Its small size belies the massive attention a newly restored service station is attracting in New Bohemia...

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