Wholesale and Warehouse District – New Route!

When:
April 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
2018-04-24T18:00:00-05:00
2018-04-24T18:15:00-05:00
Where:
Cedar Rapids Public Library
450 5th Avenue SE Cedar Rapids
IA 52401
Cost:
$5-7
Contact:
Mark Stoffer Hunter
319-362-1501
Wholesale and Warehouse District - New Route! @ Cedar Rapids Public Library

Take a closer look at the south end of downtown Cedar Rapids. Discover how this area began as an early Bohemian/Czech neighborhood and was transformed into a  thriving wholesale/warehouse district between 1905 and 1950 that included several railroad freight stations. Highlights include warehouse/wholesale structures and buildings used for manufacturing. Discover two sites where the Wright Brothers lived and where an old cemetery was!