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Main Street’s Role in Cedar Rapids

"An Arts & Culture District in the Heart of Cedar Rapids"

About the District

The Czech Village/New Bohemia Main Street District was formed in May of 2009 to breathe economic life into a historic area of Cedar Rapids. Established by emigrants, the District had suffered economic decline for many years and was nearly destroyed by record flooding in 2008. Despite these hardships, courageous business owners and residents began the task of rebuilding.

Cedar Rapids is in a period of unprecedented urban and civic renewal. Two of our city’s most unique and important neighborhoods are playing a key role in this rebirth – Czech Village and New Bohemia are fast becoming the city’s flagship district – a magnet for citizens, tourists, and businesses, and a venue for the area’s most exciting events, entertainment, dining, and shopping.

Director's Spotlight

“We are grateful for your support and dedication to our mission of providing small business assistance, developing regional partnerships, supporting infill development, historic preservation, and enhancing quality of life factors.”

 – Jennifer Pruden 

de Novo Marketing acquires WDG Communications 

de Novo Marketing acquires WDG Communications  article from the Corridor Business Journal January 2019 Cedar Rapids-based de Novo Marketing has acquired WDG Communications, and will consolidate the businesses into a new location in NewBo's Cherry Building. WDG...

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AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF IOWA TO CELEBRATE MLK DAY

AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF IOWA TO CELEBRATE MLK DAY

AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM OF IOWA TO CELEBRATE MLK DAY Museum offering $1 admission and Peace Pole activity. Cedar Rapids, IA: The African American Museum of Iowa will be open on Monday, January 21 from 10 AM to 4 PM to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Admissions...

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