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Friday Night Meetup explores oldest tavern in Cedar Rapids and stirring exhibits at the African American Museum of Iowa
01
Jun 2019

Friday Night Meetup explores oldest tavern in Cedar Rapids and stirring exhibits at the African American Museum of Iowa

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS — Friends and members of Save CR Heritage toured powerful exhibits at the African American Museum of Iowa..

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Cost estimates increase for first two new Cedar Rapids schools by $10 million
13
May 2019

Cost estimates increase for first two new Cedar Rapids schools by $10 million

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS — Even before the first scoop of dirt has been shoveled, the estimated price tag for the Cedar..

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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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Efforts continue to save stone Bever Park bridge in Cedar Rapids
01
Jan 2019

Efforts continue to save stone Bever Park bridge in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS – Targeted for removal more than one year ago, the stone bridge in Bever Park has been given a second chance, but only..

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Mysteries of Masonic Lodge and genealogy uncovered during Friday Night Meetup
18
Nov 2018

Mysteries of Masonic Lodge and genealogy uncovered during Friday Night Meetup

NOTE: Sign the Save CR Heritage petition to end financial incentives to developments that demolish historic properties in Cedar Rapids and learn about the next..

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Redevelopment project in downtown Cedar Rapids to incorporate historic structures
08
Nov 2018

Redevelopment project in downtown Cedar Rapids to incorporate historic structures

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – An iconic bank building and the facade of a historic theater will be saved under a plan..

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City building with unique architecture is latest to face demolition in Cedar Rapids
19
Oct 2018

City building with unique architecture is latest to face demolition in Cedar Rapids

Call the Cedar Rapids City Manager’s Office at (319) 286-5080 or email: citymanager@cedar-rapids.org to voice your opinion about saving this building. By Cindy Hadish/Save CR..

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Final photos: historic Hubbard Ice buildings in Cedar Rapids, Iowa
07
Oct 2018

Final photos: historic Hubbard Ice buildings in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage Buildings that were key to the history of Cedar Rapids, and constructed to withstand water and ice, have been demolished..

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Petition begins to save historic buildings in Cedar Rapids
27
Sep 2018

Petition begins to save historic buildings in Cedar Rapids

The Save CR Salvage Sale will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29 and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 30, 2018, outdoors,..

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Rare brick home in Cedar Rapids faces demolition; offered free to move
14
Sep 2018

Rare brick home in Cedar Rapids faces demolition; offered free to move

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – A rare brick house that predates an entire neighborhood in southeast Cedar Rapids will be demolished if..

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