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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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Final good-bye: family member bids farewell to historic Bever Building
06
Jun 2018

Final good-bye: family member bids farewell to historic Bever Building

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS –  C. Anthony “Tony” Bever gave the building that bore his family name one last look. “I spent..

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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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Honoring the abandoned: Save CR Heritage teams with Iowa City Salvage Barn
25
May 2018

Honoring the abandoned: Save CR Heritage teams with Iowa City Salvage Barn

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage Changing the demolition mindset is an ongoing challenge in Cedar Rapids, where developers are known for wiping the slate clean,..

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Historic Brewer House remains a work in progress
06
May 2018

Historic Brewer House remains a work in progress

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – When it comes to any home improvement project, things don’t always go according to plan. Homeowners Dawn Stephens..

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Rare Bohemian immigrant home will move to new site in Cedar Rapids
24
Apr 2018

Rare Bohemian immigrant home will move to new site in Cedar Rapids

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – The last Bohemian immigrant house in the “Flats” neighborhood of Cedar Rapids will soon have a new..

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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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Historic buildings in New Bohemia showcased during CR Hearts Tour
18
Feb 2018

Historic buildings in New Bohemia showcased during CR Hearts Tour

CEDAR RAPIDS – More than 75 people toured historic buildings at the south end of New Bohemia during Save CR Heritage’s inaugural CR Hearts Tour...

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Cinderella story: from Iowa’s most endangered building list to chic housing
15
Feb 2018

Cinderella story: from Iowa’s most endangered building list to chic housing

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – If Jim and B.J. Hobart have any response to the naysayers who actively lobbied to tear down..

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Demolition permits requested for three buildings in downtown historic district
09
Feb 2018

Demolition permits requested for three buildings in downtown historic district

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – A company long known for constructing buildings will soon be forever tied to tearing them down. And..

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