The Signs are Everywhere.
The Signs are Everywhere. From blocks of housing rebuilt painstakingly by volunteers and residents, to the new U.S. Courthouse flanking the river, to a state of the art convention center and new hotel, bookending our vibrant downtown with the New Bohemia Main Street District - this is a time of hope and optimism for our community. With more than 3/4 of a billion dollars invested in our community, the Signs of Progress are all around us.
At the five year mark, this is the time to look forward. This is not only a time to see how much is yet to be done - but also to pursue that vision of a vibrant and urban hometown. One we’re all proud to call home.
Jan 7, 2011
NewBo City Market
Status: Completed and Open to Public
Address: 1100 3rd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
The NewBo City Market is first and foremost a meeting place, a public space that provides the opportunity for people to encounter their neighbors in an informal setting. A center for social interaction, the Market serves the dual purpose of helping to revive a flood ravaged neighborhood while providing a "town center," a dynamic spot for food, fun and fraternity. When completed, the NewBo City Market will feature a carefully crafted and eclectic mix of local, ethnic and gourmet food, events and attractions. You'll find produce, specialty foods, meats and seafood, flowers, baked goods, prepared foods, and crafts from local farmers and entrepreneurs. Concerts, flea markets, festivals and cooking classes are all on tap to provide a new and much needed destination for the area.
Community Partners: Cedar Rapids Convention and Visitors Bureau, City of Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids Chamber of Commerce, Linn County Public Health, Entrepreneurial Development Center, Southside Investment Board, Cedar Rapids Downtown District, Czech Village/New Bohemia Main Street District, Horizons Family Services