University of Iowa will no longer be relocating the Sanxay-Gilmore House, leaving the historic home’s future uncertain

The University of Iowa will not be moving forward with plans to relocate the Sanxay-Gilmore House due to “unforeseen costs of the project.” The house, located at 109 E Market St, is believed to be the oldest remaining house in Iowa City. Cost estimates for relocation and renovating the home were estimated at $1.23 million. […]

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Grant to help add rooming house, dormitory with ties to Iowa’s civil rights history to national register

The Iowa City Historic Preservation Commission has been awarded a $16,000 Civil Rights Grant from the National Park Service to help fund National Register of Historic Places nominations for the Tate Arms rooming house and the Iowa Federation Home Dormitory in Iowa City, according to a press release published Sunday. Both buildings housed black University […]

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