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Iowa City upgrades schools at less than half the cost of Cedar Rapids plan
27
Mar 2022

Iowa City upgrades schools at less than half the cost of Cedar Rapids plan

Update March 28, 2022: The School Board voted to move forward with plans to build a school to replace Arthur Elementary, close Garfield and either..

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Cedar Rapids elementary schools entered on Iowa’s Most Endangered Properties list
03
Mar 2022

Cedar Rapids elementary schools entered on Iowa’s Most Endangered Properties list

Preservation Iowa has announced that Cedar Rapids elementary schools have made the organization’s list of “Most Endangered Properties” for 2022. Save CR Heritage nominated the..

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Cedar Rapids schools stand strong 100 years after start of construction
26
Aug 2021

Cedar Rapids schools stand strong 100 years after start of construction

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage Alumni of a century-old Cedar Rapids school are trying to draw attention to the building’s milestone. Roosevelt Junior High, now..

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First of many Cedar Rapids schools approved for demolition
20
May 2021

First of many Cedar Rapids schools approved for demolition

By Cindy Hadish/Save CR Heritage The Cedar Rapids Historic Preservation Commission approved the demolition application for Coolidge Elementary School at its meeting last week, paving..

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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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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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Cedar Rapids School District ponders future of buildings
15
Dec 2016

Cedar Rapids School District ponders future of buildings

The Cedar Rapids Community School District is examining its facilities master plan, with changes, and potentially school closures, on the horizon. Mark Stoffer Hunter, Cedar..

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