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Wilson Middle School in Cedar Rapids listed among Iowa’s Most Endangered buildings
07
Feb 2023

Wilson Middle School in Cedar Rapids listed among Iowa’s Most Endangered buildings

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Preservation Iowa has listed Wilson Middle School on its Most Endangered Properties of 2023. Save CR Heritage nominated Wilson due to..

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Cedar Rapids School Board raises questions about proposed $312 million bond issue
23
Jan 2023

Cedar Rapids School Board raises questions about proposed $312 million bond issue

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage During their Jan. 23, 2023, meeting the Cedar Rapids Community School District’s Board of Education asked for more information regarding..

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Save CR Heritage concludes 10th anniversary on a high note
30
Dec 2022

Save CR Heritage concludes 10th anniversary on a high note

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Save CR Heritage marked its 10th anniversary with events throughout 2022, and is ending the year..

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Cedar Rapids School Board to vote in January on Wilson demolition under $312 million bond issue
13
Dec 2022

Cedar Rapids School Board to vote in January on Wilson demolition under $312 million bond issue

NOTE: Cedar Rapids School Board members can be reached by email at: boardmembersdl@crschools.us By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Cedar Rapids..

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Cedar Rapids School Board may delay bond vote; fate of Wilson Middle School undecided
14
Nov 2022

Cedar Rapids School Board may delay bond vote; fate of Wilson Middle School undecided

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Cedar Rapids Community School District could postpone its $312 million secondary schools bond referendum until..

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Cedar Rapids School District would demolish iconic Wilson Middle School under $312 million taxpayer proposal
11
Nov 2022

Cedar Rapids School District would demolish iconic Wilson Middle School under $312 million taxpayer proposal

Note: Anyone wishing to address the School Board at the Nov. 14, 2022, meeting should arrive a few minutes before the 5:30 p.m. start time..

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Cedar Rapids road project signals death knell for historic stone wall at Oak Hill Cemetery
04
Nov 2022

Cedar Rapids road project signals death knell for historic stone wall at Oak Hill Cemetery

Updated Nov. 5, 2022, with the history of the cemetery’s stone entrance and former president, Lawson Daniels. By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa..

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Walking tour to trace what was lost, what remains, 10 years after First Christian Church demolished
18
Sep 2022

Walking tour to trace what was lost, what remains, 10 years after First Christian Church demolished

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Ten years after its inception, Save Cedar Rapids Heritage continues the battle to save iconic buildings..

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Window workshop aids in derecho recovery
23
Jul 2022

Window workshop aids in derecho recovery

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Kat Armstrong spent the bulk of Iowa’s hurricane-strength derecho gripping the storm door of her home..

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Save CR Heritage to host window workshop with newly revived neighborhood association
04
Jul 2022

Save CR Heritage to host window workshop with newly revived neighborhood association

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – Nearly two years after a hurricane-strength derecho devastated a large swath of Iowa, some residents still..

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