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Main Street Iowa Economic Impact Report Summary Available

On January 31, 2013, the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) hosted the Main Street Iowa Economic Impact Symposium featuring Donovan Rypkema, the principal of Place Economics, who presented a summary of his findings from a recent study on the economic impacts of the Main Street Iowa program over the past 25 years. The findings of the report are a compelling argument for the success of historic preservation as an economic development tool in Iowa's Main Street communities. Download a black and white .pdf of Mr. Rypkema's PowerPoint presentation (note that this is a very large file and may take some time to download).
Further information on the IEDA Main Street Iowa Economic Impact Report will be posted when it becomes available.

Iowa City council delays decision on cottages

Posted on January 21st, 2015 8:09 am

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Timeline of the Dubuque Street cottages

Posted on January 20th, 2015 8:23 am

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Rally Held to Support Iowa City Cottage Preservation

Posted on January 20th, 2015 8:21 am

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Martha Hayes, Iowa Preservation Leader Passes Away

Posted on January 5th, 2015 12:59 pm

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Protect the Federal Historic Tax Credit

Posted by CC on July 20th, 2012 7:00 am

The federal historic tax credit has made a huge impact in Iowa. For more than 30 years, properties around the state have been reenergized ... Read full item

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Feb. 28 • Restore Omaha Conference, Omaha, Nebraska • Event details

Apr. 13-16 • Mid-Century Modern Structures: Materials and Preservation 2015 Symposium , St. Louis, Missouri • Event details

Apr. 15-16 • Making the Case for Historic Theatres: League of Historic American Theatres 2015 Regional Conference, Des Moines, Iowa • Event details

Apr. 25 • Where the Lincoln Road Meets the Mississippi Conference, Clinton, Iowa • Event details

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