Letter to the editor: A plea for Hickory Hill Park

By Carol deProsse and Caroline Dieterle, Iowa City There are several solid reasons why the City Council should unanimously vote no July 27 on the third reading of an ordinance to create housing on land adjacent to Hickory Hill Park. Among these reasons are: the planned development does not comply with the Iowa City Comprehensive […]

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Photo essay: Iowa City’s Hickory Hill Park

Photos by Britt Fowler Hickory Hill Park, a lush recreational area on Iowa City’s north side, spans 190 acres. Trails, bridges, forests and fields are plentiful and perfect for spending a fall afternoon outdoors. Dating back to 1927, Hickory Hill — owned and maintained by the City of Iowa City — began with just 40 […]

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