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Artistic . Historic . Vibrant . Urban . Cultural.all 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.
Robert Davis, Flood Control Program Manager in the City of Cedar Rapids Public Works Dept gave a brief presentation regarding flood control at our District Meet Up. He spoke about the progress that has been made this summer, what will they finish yet this building...read more
Sunday, September 1, 2019 9:00am - 3:00pm Meet the artists on our FaceBook page! NewBo Art Fest We are thrilled to once again to share the morning with the NewBo Run and the Half Marathon & 10K events. Don’t miss this experience where art, culture, and the...read more