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

Staff Liaison:

Adam Lindenlaub


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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. 

Regular meetings are held at 4:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month. Please reference the 2019 schedule below for the exact meeting dates, conference room, and building location.  

2019 HPC Meeting Schedule - Updated 8/23/19

 Meeting Date    Conference Room    Building Location
 September 12  Training Room (Lower Level)  City Hall
 101 1st Street SE
 September 26  Training Room (Lower Level)  City Hall
 101 1st Street SE
 October 10  Training Room (Lower Level)  City Hall
 101 1st Street SE
 October 24  Training Room (Lower Level)  City Hall
 101 1st Street SE
 November 14  Training Room (Lower Level)  City Hall
 101 1st Street SE
 December 5
 Five Seasons Conference Room  City Services Center
 500 15th Ave SW
 December 19  Training Room (Lower Level)  City Hall
 101 1st Street SE


On July 1, 2019, the Historic Preservation Commission (HPC) will be comprised of up to 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
  • Ronald Lower (2020)
  • Crystal Walter (2020)
  • Ryan Russell (2020)
  • Diana Pagan (2021)
  • Arthur Kim (2021)
  • Jennifer Cunningham (2022)
  • Abigail Huff (2022)

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

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