Final Day: Smulekoff’s closes its doors this Friday, ending 125-year run in downtown Cedar Rapids

UPDATE: See new auction information at end. Time to say good-bye to another homegrown store in Cedar Rapids. Smulekoff’s Home Store, 97 Third Ave. SE, has been a downtown Cedar Rapids institution since 1889; an incredible 125-year run. The riverfront store reopened after flooding in 2008, but management decided to take a buy-out from the […]