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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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Three Cedar Rapids houses in search of new homes
08
Aug 2019

Three Cedar Rapids houses in search of new homes

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage Three homes in northwest Cedar Rapids face demolition unless someone comes forward to move them by the end of this..

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Hidden Homes tour attracts crowd
27
Jul 2019

Hidden Homes tour attracts crowd

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS – Moments like this give preservation advocates hope. Nearly 150 people crowded along First Avenue to hear historian..

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Save CR Heritage shines spotlight on hidden homes and other historical buildings in upcoming tour
30
Jun 2019

Save CR Heritage shines spotlight on hidden homes and other historical buildings in upcoming tour

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage Last year saw a surge in the number of historic buildings demolished in Cedar Rapids, including many along First Avenue,..

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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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