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Saving an early 1900s home: Photos from the J.E. Halvorson House dedication
17
Oct 2021

Saving an early 1900s home: Photos from the J.E. Halvorson House dedication

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — Building “saves” have become increasingly rare in Cedar Rapids, but Save CR Heritage and the community..

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Donors and volunteers thanked as Save CR Heritage dedicates early-1900s J.E. Halvorson House
15
Oct 2021

Donors and volunteers thanked as Save CR Heritage dedicates early-1900s J.E. Halvorson House

Note: Cedar Rapids Historian Mark Stoffer Hunter will lead walking tours of the neighborhood surrounding the J.E. Halvorson House, 606 Fifth Ave. SE, on Oct...

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Final Hour: Cedar Rapids walking tour offers last glimpse of history as demolitions loom
09
Oct 2021

Final Hour: Cedar Rapids walking tour offers last glimpse of history as demolitions loom

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – In an ironic twist, as Save CR Heritage prepares to dedicate its first-ever headquarters in an..

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A dying breed: Skilled fourth-generation plasterers repair J.E. Halvorson House in Cedar Rapids
03
Oct 2021

A dying breed: Skilled fourth-generation plasterers repair J.E. Halvorson House in Cedar Rapids

Note: The J.E. Halvorson House will be dedicated Oct. 15, 2021, with tours of the home and neighborhood walking tours led by Cedar Rapids Historian..

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Two 1880s houses in need of new homes in Iowa
29
Aug 2021

Two 1880s houses in need of new homes in Iowa

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage A rural Toddville home and a Cedar Rapids home, both built around 1888, are in need of new owners who..

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Early 1900s home saved in Cedar Rapids will honor memory of beloved board member
10
Jan 2021

Early 1900s home saved in Cedar Rapids will honor memory of beloved board member

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – A 1905-era home will be saved from demolition to serve as the first-time headquarters for Save..

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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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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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