Tagged with Cedar Rapids IA

Last of Cedar Rapids “auto row” to be razed

LINCOLN HIGHWAY NEWS IS A BLOG BY BRIAN BUTKO Eastern Iowa Life reports that the last intact block of “automobile row” in Cedar Rapids will be razed as early as Monday: Lagniappe Investments plans to raze 706 and 712 Second Ave. SE, buildings that in recent years served as the Home Appliance Center and a … Continue reading

Grant Wood window back along Lincoln Highway

Van and Bev Becker alert us that the historic Grant Wood window damaged in the 2008 flood in Cedar Rapids has been restored and reinstalled along a route of the Lincoln Highway. It is in its original location in the Veterans Memorial Building and facing 2nd Avenue, which was the Lincoln Highway from 1916–1928. Restoration … Continue reading

Blog mentions Lincoln Highway in Linn County IA

The blog 42N Observations comments about life near the 42N Latitude, particularly around Cedar Rapids, Iowa. This post from a while back has four photos of Lincoln Highway segments and monuments in Linn County. Click HERE to visit, and click the photos there to see them larger.