Tag: restaurant

Difficulty of Keeping Historic Buildings Open

Iowa Public Radio reports that the Ladora Bank Bistro, housed in a nearly 100-year-old building, is losing its chef and sole proprietor. His departure is showing some of the challenges to keeping old buildings open in small communities. https://www.iowapublicradio.org/post/departure-ladora-bank-bistro-chef-shows-difficulties-keeping-historic-buildings-open#stream/0

Endangered: Deb’s Corner Cafe, Manning

Preservation Iowa’s 2012 Most Endangered Buildings: Deb’s Corner Cafe (Manning, Carroll County) This building was built in the early 1890s, shortly after the prior building burned down in May of 1891. This building was originally part of the “Horse Shoe Bar,” which was touted by the Dubuque Brewing and Malting Company, brewers of Banquet Beer, as the… Read more »