‘It doesn’t seem right’: Cedar Rapids residents protest the subsidized demolition of historic buildings

Normally, when supporters of historic preservation hold a demonstration, it’s to try to save a threatened property. But it’s too late for the Bever building, a fixture in downtown Cedar Rapids since 1923. […]

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‘Slow down’: Forum urges Cedar Rapids school board to heed concerns on facilities master plan decision

During a community forum on Tuesday night, there was one resounding message to the Cedar Rapids school board about its plans to close or replace most of its elementary schools: “Slow down.” […]

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