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Contact Information
Community Development
101 First Street SE
Cedar Rapids IA, 52401
Phone: 319-286-5041

Staff Liaison:

Adam Lindenlaub
a.lindenlaub@cedar-rapids.org

APPLICATIONS

Exterior Work Application
Historic Rehabilitation Program
Local Historic Landmark
Local Historic District

 

Historic Preservation Commission

The Cedar Rapids Historic Preservation Commission makes recommendations on National Register of Historic Places nominations and local historic district designation. With City Council approval, the Historic Preservation Commission initiates historic preservation studies designed to identify and preserve the City’s historic building resources. The Commission also reviews and approves applications for Certificates of Appropriateness in local historic districts and local historic landmarks. For more details about the historic preservation review process, please click here. 

Bever Woods  Intensive Survey 
In 2019-2020, an intensive historic survey was conducted of the Bever Woods neighborhoods. For more information on this project, including the draft survey report and a video of a presentation of the results, click below. 

BEVER WOODS INTENSIVE SURVEY 

Meetings
Regular meetings are held at 4:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. Please reference the 2020 schedule below for the exact meeting dates, conference room, and building location.  

2020 HPC Meeting Schedule 

 Meeting Date    Conference Room    Building Location
January 9
 Training Room (Lower Level)
** Meeting Cancelled **
 City Hall
 101 1st Street SE
January 23  Training Room (Lower Level)  City Hall
 101 1st Street SE
February 13  Five Seasons Conference Room  City Services Center
 500 15th Ave SW
February 27  Training Room (Lower Level) City Hall
101 1st Street SE
March 12  Training Room (Lower Level) City Hall
101 1st Street SE
March 26  Training Room (Lower Level)
** Meeting Cancelled **
 City Hall
101 1st Street SE

April 9

 Zoom Conference Call See Agenda Packet for conference
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April 23  Zoom Conference Call See Agenda Packet for conference 
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May 14  Zoom Conference Call See Agenda Packet for conference 
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May 28  Zoom Conference Call See Agenda Packet for conference 
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June 11  Zoom Conference Call See Agenda Packet for conference 
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June 25  Zoom Conference Call See Agenda Packet for conference 
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July 9  Zoom Conference Call See Agenda Packet for conference 
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July 23  Zoom Conference Call
**Meeting Cancelled**
See Agenda Packet for conference 
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July 30 Zoom Conference Call See Agenda Packet for conference
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August 13 Zoom Conference Call
**Meeting Cancelled**
See Agenda Packet for conference 
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August 27 Zoom Conference Call See Agenda Packet for conference
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September 10  Training Room (Lower Level)
**Meeting Cancelled**
City Hall
101 1st Street SE
September 24  Training Room (Lower Level) City Hall
101 1st Street SE
October 8  Training Room (Lower Level) City Hall
101 1st Street SE
October 22  Training Room (Lower Level) City Hall
101 1st Street SE
November 5  Training Room (Lower Level) City Hall
101 1st Street SE
November 19  Training Room (Lower Level) City Hall
101 1st Street SE
December 3  Training Room (Lower Level) City Hall
101 1st Street SE
December 17  Training Room (Lower Level) City Hall
101 1st Street SE

AGENDA PACKETS AND MINUTES DOCUMENTS

Membership
The Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) is comprised of nine volunteers appointed by the Mayor and approved by the City Council for three year terms. Those interested in serving on the Commission may submit a completed City application, by following these steps.

Current Members:

  • Tim Oberbroeckling (2021) - Chair
  • Ron Mussman (2022) - Vice Chair
  • Ryan Russell (2023)
  • Diana Pagan (2021)
  • Arthur Kim (2021)
  • Jennifer Cunningham (2022)
  • Abigail Huff (2022)
  • Sandra Smith (2023)
  • Gerard Estella (2023)

 Term expirations on June 30 of the year in parenthesis above.

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