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RFP for Redevelopment of Burlington Elks Building

Excellent historic rehabilitation opportunity for an experienced developer! The Elks Building was constructed in 1883 as a 3-story building to house the post office and office space. It was expanded with a 4th story in 1907 along with renovations to the 3rd story to house the Elks Lodge. The building was bought by the Burlington… Read more »

2021 Most Endangered Properties – Call for Nominations

The Most Endangered Properties program started in 1995 to educate Iowans about the special buildings, sites, and structures that are slowly and gradually slipping away from us. Preservation Iowa designated 9 properties as the 2020 Most Endangered Properties and some of these properties have been highlighted in other preservation publications since their designation. In the… Read more »

RFP for Redevelopment of Knoxville VA

Marion County and The City of Knoxville are requesting proposals from real estate development companies interested in acquiring, rehabilitating, owning, and operating two historic buildings on the former VA Hospital site.  These properties are part of a larger urban development scheme that is underway in the new Veteran’s District. This process will be conducted in two… Read more »

2020 Preservation at Its Best Award Nominations – Due May 1

Call for Nominations: 2020 Preservation at Its Best Awards   Each year, Preservation Iowa seeks to honor individuals, organizations, projects, and programs whose work demonstrates a commitment to excellence in historic preservation. In doing so, we hope to inspire others to take action to preserve, protect, and promote historic resources.   Project awards will be presented at the 2020  Preserve… Read more »

Call for Nominations: 2020 Most Endangered

The Most Endangered Properties program started in 1995 to educate Iowans about the special buildings, sites, and structures that are slowly and gradually slipping away from us. The Most Endangered Properties program provides an excellent resource for media coverage and introduces owners of an endangered property to preservation advocacy and resources that can help preserve… Read more »

Preservation Iowa Announces 2019 Most Endangered Properties

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Leigh Ann Randak, Preservation Iowa Most Endangered Property Program Chair at lajjchs@juno.com or 319-337-9581 PRESERVATION IOWA ANNOUNCES 2019 MOST ENDANGERED PROPERTIES Preservation Iowa has designated 7 properties across Iowa for 2019 Most Endangered Designations. Here are the 2019 Most Endangered Properties: Preservation Iowa’s Most Endangered Property program was started in 1995… Read more »

Call for Nominations: 2019 Most Endangered

The Most Endangered Properties program started in 1995 to educate Iowans about the special buildings, sites, and structures that are slowly and gradually slipping away from us. The Most Endangered Properties program provides an excellent resource for media coverage and introduces owners of an endangered property to preservation advocacy and resources that can help preserve… Read more »

2018 Country School Mini Grant

Preservation Iowa is pleased to announce the opening of the 2018 Historic Iowa County School Mini-Grant application round. Project awards for this new grant will be presented during the annual Country School Preservation  conference. Winning projects will be awarded a onetime grant, as limited by availability, from Preservation Iowa. These projects will be highlighted on… Read more »

Register for 2018 Country School Conference

The upcoming 2018 Country School Preservation Conference in Winterset is fast approaching – register now to reserve your seat!  September 28 and 29, 2018. Events Hope to see you there!  

2018 Preservation at Its Best CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

Deadline EXTENDED to July 22, 2018! Each year, Preservation Iowa seeks to honor individuals, organizations, projects, and programs whose work demonstrates a commitment to excellence in historic preservation. In doing so, we hope to inspire others to take action to preserve, protect, and promote historic resources. Project awards will be presented at the 2018 IEDA… Read more »