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Questions raised about CR School District plan at community forum
02
Jan 2018

Questions raised about CR School District plan at community forum

CEDAR RAPIDS – Residents braved cold temperatures to attend a community forum to discuss the Cedar Rapids School District’s master facilities plan. A crowd estimated..

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More demolitions loom in Cedar Rapids medical district
14
Dec 2017

More demolitions loom in Cedar Rapids medical district

By Cindy Hadish The Cedar Rapids medical district continues to “pluck off” historic buildings in the city, this time targeting a contributing structure in the..

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Cedar Rapids school closure opponents: School Board deserves “benefit of the doubt”
09
Dec 2017

Cedar Rapids school closure opponents: School Board deserves “benefit of the doubt”

By Cindy Hadish CEDAR RAPIDS – A growing surge of awareness surrounding the Cedar Rapids School District’s proposal to close eight neighborhood elementary schools led..

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Photos: Tour of Historic Tax Credit Projects in Cedar Rapids
20
Nov 2017

Photos: Tour of Historic Tax Credit Projects in Cedar Rapids

CEDAR RAPIDS – Preservation advocates from Save CR Heritage teamed with the city of Cedar Rapids on Monday, Nov. 20, to showcase projects that have..

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03
Oct 2017

Cedar Rapids will seek public donations to save stone park bridge

By Cindy Hadish CEDAR RAPIDS – The city of Cedar Rapids has changed course on plans to rid Bever Park of its century-old stone bridge,..

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Cedar Rapids targets century-old Bever Park bridge for removal
16
Sep 2017

Cedar Rapids targets century-old Bever Park bridge for removal

UPDATE: See the most recent response from the city of Cedar Rapids By Cindy Hadish A stone bridge that has stood in Bever Park almost..

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The Frankie House becomes a home
30
Jul 2017

The Frankie House becomes a home

By Cindy Hadish CEDAR RAPIDS – The McDore family is bringing an 1890s Bohemian house in Cedar Rapids full-circle. Once destined for demolition, the “Frankie..

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Cedar Rapids to lose another piece of Grant Wood history to demolition
23
Jul 2017

Cedar Rapids to lose another piece of Grant Wood history to demolition

By Cindy Hadish CEDAR RAPIDS – A newly uncovered piece of history surrounding Iowa’s most famous artist will soon be lost, as Coe College moves..

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Share your Cedar Rapids school stories
13
Jul 2017

Share your Cedar Rapids school stories

By Cindy Hadish CEDAR RAPIDS – Even as progress is made in upgrading school buildings in the Cedar Rapids School District, a new proposal is..

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