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Downtown Gleams and Glitters with Holiday Cheer

​The holidays are shining bright with Downtown Cedar Rapids wrapped up in lights, garland and bows. Greene Square glimmers with lights, city sidewalk planters are popping with color and skywalks feel warmer with wreaths dotting the way. The Downtown Self-…
The holidays are shining bright with Downtown Cedar Rapids wrapped up in lights, garland and bows. Greene Square glimmers with lights, city sidewalk planters are popping with color……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2019/12/downtown-gleams-and-glitters-holiday-cheer

Downtown Building to be Illuminated with New Video Projector Installation

​Recent years have proven illuminating for Downtown Cedar Rapids. An installation lighting up the Armstrong Center will soon join the list of Downtown lighting projects.
Recent years have proven illuminating for Downtown Cedar Rapids. An installation lighting up the Armstrong Center will soon join the list of Downtown lighting projects. A perma……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/01/downtown-building-be-illuminated-new-video-projector-installation

Aesthetic Improvement Coming for Downtown Trees this Spring

Did you know: There are more than 200 trees in Downtown Cedar Rapids. Downtown trees will soon see aesthetic improvements to remove metal grates at the trees' base and replace them with mulch. Litter, especially cigarette butts, get stuck under the grates…
Did you know: There are more than 200 trees in Downtown Cedar Rapids. Downtown trees will soon see aesthetic improvements to remove metal grates at the trees' base and replace th……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/01/aesthetic-improvement-coming-downtown-trees-spring

City of Cedar Rapids Visual Arts Commission Seeks Artist for Second Street Pocket Plaza

The Cedar Rapids Visual Arts Commission is seeking submissions for art designs to be incorporated into the new Pocket Plaza in Downtown Cedar Rapids, located on Second Street SE between Third Avenue and Second Avenue.
The Cedar Rapids Visual Arts Commission is seeking submissions for art designs to be incorporated into the new Pocket Plaza in Downtown Cedar Rapids, located on Second Street SE be……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/01/city-cedar-rapids-visual-arts-commission-seeks-artist-second-street-pocket-plaza

Holiday Lights Will Shine on Following Overwhelming Positive Feedback

​Good news: holiday lights are staying up a bit longer! After receiving overwhelming positive feedback about the holiday lights and the vibrancy they bring to the district, we’ve decided to keep them up through the season change. Non-light holiday décor w…
Good news: holiday lights are staying up a bit longer! After receiving overwhelming positive feedback about the holiday lights and the vibrancy they bring to the district, we’ve d……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/01/holiday-lights-will-shine-following-overwhelming-positive-feedback

Cedar Rapids Downtown SSMID Releases 2019 Annual Report

2019 was a successful year for Downtown, marked by several highly visible improvement projects. This Report reflects on a few of the accomplishments and improvements that the Downtown Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) led this year. Ou…
Vision Downtown Downtown Cedar Rapids is full of life! The district features a strong business core with a growing number of businesses now employing an estimated 15,000 p……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/02/cedar-rapids-downtown-ssmid-releases-2019-annual-report

New Large-Capacity Trash Cans and Recycling Receptacles Coming to Downtown

​Downtown Cedar Rapids is set to get rid of unsightly trash mounds in overflowing cans by installing 20 new durable, high-capacity, solar-powered receptacles throughout the district.
Downtown Cedar Rapids is set to get rid of unsightly trash mounds in overflowing cans by installing 20 new durable, high-capacity, solar-powered receptacles throughout the distri……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/10/new-large-capacity-trash-cans-and-recycling-receptacles-coming-downtown

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