About Main Street

2016 brought many exciting accomplishments for the Czech Village-New Bohemia Main Street District. Find out more about our programming and events in the 2016 Annual Report.

2016 Annual Report

Mission

To encourage economic growth and promote preservation by working together toward a shared vision through implementation of the Main Street Four-Point Approach

Values

  • Historic Preservation

  • Arts & Culture

  • Mixed residential and retail development

  • Environmental sustainability

  • Pedestrian Friendly Environment

  • Social & Economic diversity

  • Encouragement of Private Investment

Vision

The Czech Village / New Bohemia Main Street District is a vibrant urban neighborhood model for historic preservation and economic development in the Midwest, a destination for both residents and visitors. Building on its unique history, the District is a dynamic arts and culture venue that provides interesting, authentic and enriching experiences with a variety of shopping, dining, arts and cultural entertainment opportunities that can only be found here.

 

Board of Directors

Chris Wand, President
Primus Companies
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Sandy Rosenberger, Vice President
NewBo Mercantile & Vintage Shop
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Bob Schaffer, Secretary
Resident, Czech Cottage
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Pam Imerman, Treasurer
US Bank (Retired)
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Sara Reasner, Past-President
Conference Technologies, Inc.
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Mel Andringa
Legion Arts
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Don Barrigar
Acme Electric, 3rd Ward Development
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Brady Dorman
OPN Architects

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Bethany Jordan

Martin Gardner Architecture

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James Klein

Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust

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Tim Klima
Shuttleworth & Ingersoll
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Scott Kruger
NewBo City Market
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Pam Lewis

Czech Village Antiques

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Todd McNall
University of Iowa
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Kathi Nelsen

Bankers Trust

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Maura Pilcher
University of Iowa
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Pat Shey, Ex Officio
Cedar Rapids City Council
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Emily Weber
National Czech & Slovak Museum
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Staff
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Jennifer Pruden
Executive Director
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Barb Thompson
Program Assistant
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