Jan
29
Tue
The History Center – Interior Theatre Walking Tour @ Theatre Cedar Rapids
Jan 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Join History Center Mark Stoffer Hunter for a special walking tour of the interior of the 90 year old Iowa Theatre (now known as Theatre Cedar Rapids) in downtown Cedar Rapids. The history of over a dozen other downtown theatres from the past will be discussed on this tour as well as a special visit to another longtime landmark, the old World Playhouse at 314 Third Avenue SE that opened in 1915 as The Strand Theatre!!

Tickets are sold on the day of the tour at the meeting place. Tickets are not sold in advance.
General Public $7.00
Members $5.00

Feb
12
Tue
The History Center – Skywalk Walking Tour North Route @ Cedar Rapids Public Library 2nd Floor
Feb 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Learn about the history and architecture of downtown Cedar Rapids from the Skywalks! The North Route Skywalk tour looks at areas between 4th Avenue and First Avenue.

Feb
26
Tue
The History Center – Skywalk Tour South Route @ Cedar Rapids Public Library 2nd Floor
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Explore the South Route of the Downtown Cedar Rapids Skywalk system starting from the Cedar Rapids Public Library. This route focuses on viewing areas along Fourth and Fifth Avenue SE between the train tracks and the Cedar River from the special viewpoint of the skywalk system.

This tour showcasing architecture and history features sections of the Wholesale District as well as areas redeveloped over the past 35 years that are not seen on the North Route Skywalk Tour.