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Czech Village/New Bohemia District Priorities for 2020

Recently the Czech Village/New Bohemia Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) Commissioners determined priorities for 2020, and coincidentally, the efforts chosen aligned with district action plan efforts the City of Cedar Rapids presented …
Recently the Czech Village/New Bohemia Self-Supported Municipal Improvement District (SSMID) Commissioners determined priorities for 2020, and coincidentally, the efforts chosen ……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/01/czech-villagenew-bohemia-district-priorities-2020

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

Vendor Applications Open Now for Downtown Farmers Market and Market After Dark

The 2020 season of the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market, presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust kicks off on Saturday, May 23. The sixth annual Market After Dark returns on Saturday, August 22 from 6:30 - 11 p.m.
The 2020 season of the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market, presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust kicks off on Saturday, May 23. The sixth annual Market After Dark returns on Sat……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/01/vendor-applications-open-now-downtown-farmers-market-and-market-after-dark

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

MedQuarter Receives Final Child Care Center Feasibility Study, Weighs Possible Next Steps

​After conducting the first two phases of the three-phase child care center feasibility study, Mills Consulting Group of Framingham, MA submitted the full study results to the MedQuarter Regional Medical District in mid-December. At the MedQuarter Commiss…
After conducting the first two phases of the three-phase child care center feasibility study, Mills Consulting Group of Framingham, MA submitted the full study results to the……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/02/medquarter-receives-final-child-care-center-feasibility-study-weighs-possible-next-steps

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

Public Art On The Way in Downtown Cedar Rapids

Several new pieces of public art are coming to Downtown Cedar Rapids just in time for spring!
Several new pieces of public art are coming to Downtown Cedar Rapids just in time for spring! Pocket Plaza Art The new Pocket Plaza on Second Street SE next to Cobble Hill restau……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/03/public-art-way-downtown-cedar-rapids

Resources Available for Want-To-Be Downtown Dwellers

​The latest released Cedar Rapids Housing Market Analysis commissioned annually by the City of Cedar Rapids indicates that Downtown Cedar Rapids housing will continue to grow through 2030. New options are coming on the market all the time, supporting the …
The latest released Cedar Rapids Housing Market Analysis commissioned annually by the City of Cedar Rapids indicates that Downtown Cedar Rapids housing will continue to grow throu……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/03/resources-available-want-be-downtown-dwellers

2020 Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market Dates Adjusted Due to Coronavirus Uncertainty

​The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance has made the decision to delay the opening date of the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. Originally planned for Saturday, May 23, organizers are now planning the first ma…
The Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance has made the decision to delay the opening date of the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Market presented by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. Origin……
https://www.cedarrapids.org/about-us/news/2020/03/2020-cedar-rapids-downtown-farmers-market-dates-adjusted-due

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