By Cindy Hadish/Homegrown Iowan CEDAR RAPIDS – More than a dozen trees will be removed in Daniels Park, as plans move ahead for the CEMAR Trail project. The 24-acre park, bordered by Oakland Road, J Avenue, H Avenue and Maplewood Drive NE, is known for towering oaks and other trees that provide abundant shade for […]
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Cedar Rapids removes more healthy trees ...
By Cindy Hadish/Homegrown Iowan CEDAR RAPIDS – Losses continue to stack up in the Czech Village neighborhood, where another round of trees have been given the axe, in the name of flood control. The neighborhood was inundated with floodwaters from the nearby Cedar River in 2008, after which numerous homes were demolished, leading to a […]
Removing the “green” from Greene Square
CEDAR RAPIDS — Greene Square Park, residents of Cedar Rapids (hopefully) know, is named for one of the city’s founders, Judge George Greene, and isn’t a misspelling of the word “green.” Still, it was nice to have that pocket of green in the middle of the city, where warm days would bring out downtown workers […]