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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. 

Meetings
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 4/26/19

 Meeting Date    Conference Room    Building Location
 May 9  Five Seasons (First Floor)  City Services Center
 500 15th Ave SW
 May 23  Training Room (Lower Level)  City Hall
 101 1st Street SE
 June 13  Training Room (Lower Level)  City Hall
 101 1st Street SE
 June 27  Training Room (Lower Level)  City Hall
 101 1st Street SE
 July 11  Five Seasons (First Floor)  City Services Center
 500 15th Ave SW
 July 25  Training Room (Lower Level)  City Hall
 101 1st Street SE
 August 8  Five Seasons (First Floor)  City Services Center
 500 15th Ave SW
 August 22  Training Room (Lower Level)  City Hall
 101 1st Street SE
 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 12  Training Room (Lower Level)  City Hall
 101 1st Street SE
 December 26  Training Room (Lower Level)  City Hall
 101 1st Street SE

AGENDA PACKETS AND MINUTES DOCUMENTS

Membership
On July 1, 2017, 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)
  • Todd McNall (2019)  
  • Ronald Mussman (2019)
  • Ronald Lower (2020)
  • Crystal Walter (2020)
  • Diana Pagan (2021)
  • Arthur Kim (2021)

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

Friends of Cedar Rapids Historic Preservation, 2019 Preservation Showcase
The Cedar Rapids Historic Preservation Commission is partnering with the non-profit Friends of Cedar Rapids Historic Preservation again this year to host the Preservation Showcase on June 15, 2019. The showcase recognizes home owners and businesses involved in historic preservation and provides free bus tours for the public to learn about progress made in preservation over the past 10 years. For more information about the event, please visit the FCRHP website here

To nominate a property for an award at the showcase, download the nomination form here. Nominations forms must be turned in by April 22, 2019 to info@friendsofcedarrapidshistoricpreservation.org. 

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