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History at risk after Iowa’s hurricane-strength derecho
01
Sep 2020

History at risk after Iowa’s hurricane-strength derecho

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage Among the casualties stemming from the Aug. 10 derecho that ravaged Iowa with hurricane-force straightline winds was Willis Dady Works,..

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Save CR Heritage project wins prestigious preservation award
04
Jun 2020

Save CR Heritage project wins prestigious preservation award

Save CR Heritage has been honored with the Judith A. McClure Preservation Project of Merit Award for its Frankie House/Kuba House project. The statewide award..

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Coronavirus derails school bond petition efforts
23
Mar 2020

Coronavirus derails school bond petition efforts

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage Hundreds of Cedar Rapids Community School District residents have called for a public vote on the district’s $26 million bond..

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Photos: Museum Meetup in Marion
22
Feb 2020

Photos: Museum Meetup in Marion

MARION, Iowa — Save CR Heritage offered a “triple treat” during a visit to neighboring Marion during the group’s Feb. 22, 2020, Museum Meetup. With..

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Become a part of history
27
Jan 2020

Become a part of history

CEDAR RAPIDS — As Save CR Heritage looks ahead to 2020, board members also took a look back during the non-profit’s annual strategic planning session..

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Home in Cedar Rapids historic district is latest casualty of demolition by neglect
05
Dec 2019

Home in Cedar Rapids historic district is latest casualty of demolition by neglect

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS — A home in one of the Cedar Rapids historic districts was demolished Dec. 5, after years of..

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Photos: Museum Meetup at National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library and Sykora Bakery
17
Nov 2019

Photos: Museum Meetup at National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library and Sykora Bakery

CEDAR RAPIDS – History came alive for members and friends of Save CR Heritage during a Museum Meetup on Sunday, Nov. 17. About 20 people..

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Tour highlights endangered historic schools as demolitions loom in Cedar Rapids
12
Oct 2019

Tour highlights endangered historic schools as demolitions loom in Cedar Rapids

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS — With demolitions of neighborhood schools looming in Cedar Rapids, participants learned what could soon be lost during..

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Bus tour to shine spotlight on endangered historic schools in Cedar Rapids
23
Sep 2019

Bus tour to shine spotlight on endangered historic schools in Cedar Rapids

NOTE: Tickets for the School Bus Tour with Mark Stoffer Hunter will be sold for $10 each on a first-come, first-served basis during the Save..

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Meetup photos: Seminole Valley Farm Museum and WWII Remembered
17
Aug 2019

Meetup photos: Seminole Valley Farm Museum and WWII Remembered

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS — Save CR Heritage celebrated the anniversary of its first meetup Saturday, Aug. 17, at the Seminole Valley..

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