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Bohemian Frankie House to Start New Chapter
14
Sep 2015

Bohemian Frankie House to Start New Chapter

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS — For more than a century, the Bohemian home on Third Avenue SE has been a story in the..

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AmeriCorps members give boost to Frankie House project
20
Jul 2015

AmeriCorps members give boost to Frankie House project

AmeriCorps NCCC members spent their day off on Monday, July 20, volunteering at the Frankie House. Member Beau Martz said the five used the time..

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Save CR Heritage announces collaborative effort to save historic home
13
May 2015

Save CR Heritage announces collaborative effort to save historic home

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – Once destined for demolition, a home built more than a century ago for a Cedar Rapids doctor..

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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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Parlor City owner tackles next project in New Bohemia
18
Jan 2015

Parlor City owner tackles next project in New Bohemia

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – The last of three neighborhood theaters built one century ago for Czech immigrant movie-goers could someday again..

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History Center to purchase former Cedar Rapids funeral home for new location
09
Sep 2014

History Center to purchase former Cedar Rapids funeral home for new location

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS — A mansion once home to prominent residents in the city’s history, which later served as a place..

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Lion Bridge Brewing Company finds perfect fit in historic Czech Village grocery store
19
Jun 2014

Lion Bridge Brewing Company finds perfect fit in historic Czech Village grocery store

Note: Save Cedar Rapids Heritage chose Lion Bridge Brewing Company as the site of its first Preservation Mixer, scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 26,..

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Cedar Rapids School Board votes to sell Lincoln School to local church
25
Feb 2014

Cedar Rapids School Board votes to sell Lincoln School to local church

The Cedar Rapids School District’s oldest building is on course to become a place of worship, rather than another empty lot in the city. During..

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Stained glass windows find new homes in Cedar Rapids after demolition of historic church
21
Feb 2014

Stained glass windows find new homes in Cedar Rapids after demolition of historic church

The stained glass windows inside the new Cedar Rapids Public Library drew Devon Whitman’s curiosity, even though he didn’t know their history. “Of the things..

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New B Avenue historic district first in years for Cedar Rapids
28
Jan 2014

New B Avenue historic district first in years for Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS — For most of her life, Dixie Derby has lived on B Avenue NE in Cedar Rapids, but it wasn’t until recently that she..

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