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Urban Renewal, 1970s-1980s

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Old City Hall, 200-Block East Washington Street
Johnny's Barber Shop Demolition, 105 S Clinton St, 1974
Burger Chef Demolition, 101 S Clinton St, 1974
Burger Chef Demolition, 101 S Clinton St, 1974
Burger Chef Demolition, 101 S Clinton St, 1974
Burger Chef Demolition, 101 S Clinton St, 1974
Burger Chef Demolition, 101 S Clinton St, 1974
Wrecking ball into Burger Chef, 101 S Clinton St, 1974
Dicker's Furniture Building, Corner of South Dubuque & East Burlington Streets, 1975
Dicker's Furniture Window Closeup, 301 S Dubuque St, 1975
Dicker's Furniture Window Closeup, 301 S Dubuque St, 1975
Dicker's Furniture Windows, 301 S Dubuque St, 1975
Antiques in the Window at Dicker's Furniture, 301 S Dubuque St, 1975
Dicker's Furniture Antiques Window Closeup, 301 S Dubuque St, 1975
Odd Fellows Building Demolition, 100-Block East College Street, 1975
100-Block South Dubuque Street, 1975
Corner of South Dubuque & East College Streets,  1975
100-Block South Dubuque Street, 1975
Demolition of the Odd Fellows Building, Corner of East College & South Dubuque Streets, 1975
Demolition of the Odd Fellows Building, Corner of  East College & South Dubuque Streets, 1975
100-Block South Dubuque Street, 1975
Building Demolition, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1975
Jackson's Building Demolition, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1975
Building Demolition, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1975
Jackson's Building Demolition, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1975
Jackson's Building Demolition, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1975
Bivouac Building Demolition, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1975
Behind View of Building Demolition, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1975
Building Demolition, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1975
Building Demolition, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1975
Behind View of Building Remains, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1975
Demolition Crew with Truck, 1975
Building Remains, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1975
Behind View of Building Remains, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1975
Building Remains and City Trash Bin, Capitol and Washington Streets, 1975
Building Remains, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1970-1976
Building Remains, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1970-1976
Building Remains Under Snow, 100-Block South Dubuque Street, 1970-1976
Building Remains Under Snow, 100-Block South Dubuque Street, 1970-1976
Building Remains Under Snow, 100-Block South Dubuque Street, 1970-1976
South Linn Street, 1970-1976
Building Demolition, 200-Block East College Street, Miller Brothers Monuments, 1975
Building Demolition, 200-Block East College Street, Miller Brothers Monuments, 1975
Building Demolition, 200-Block East College Street, Miller Brothers Monuments, 1975
Building Demolition, 200-Block East College Street, Miller Brothers Monuments, 1975
Building Demolition, 200-Block East College Street, 1975
Building Demolition, 200-Block East College Street,  1975
Farm Scene Painting on Wall, Demolished Miller Brothers Monuments Building, 222 E College St, 1975
Farm Scene Painting on Wall, Demolished Miller Brothers Monuments Building, 222 E College St, 1975
Farm Scene Painting on Wall, Demolished Miller Brothers Monuments Building, 222 E College St, 1975
Building Demolition and Remains, 200-Block East College Street, 1975
Person in Front of Debris, 200-Block East College Street, 1970-1976
100-Block South Clinton Street, The Vine, All Sports, Inc, and Building Debris, 1974
100-Block South Clinton Street, Little Caesar's Pizza, 1970-1976
100-Block South Clinton Street, Building Debris, 1970-1976
100-Block South Clinton Street, Rosheks Department Store, 1970-1976
View of the Old Capitol from Capitol and College Streets, 1970-1976
Playground Near Central Business District, 1970-1976
Playground Near Central Business District, 1970-1976
East College Street, Penney's Parking Lot and Building Wreckage, 1970-1976
East College Street, 1970-1976
200-Block South Capitol Street, Old Capitol Apartments, 1970-1976
200-Block South Capitol Street, Swails Refrigeration, 1970-1976
100-Block East Washington Street, 1970-1976
200-Block East Washington Street, 1973
Black Hawk Pedestrian Park Mural, Corner of Dubuque & Washington Streets, 1975
Black Hawk Pedestrian Park Mural, Corner of Dubuque & Washington Streets, 1975
Washington Street, 1970-1976
Building Debris at Washington and Clinton Streets, 1970-1976
Building Debris at Washington Street, 1970-1976
Building Debris at Washington and Clinton Streets, 1970-1976
Johnson County Courthouse, 1970-1976
Johnson County Courthouse, 1970-1976
Johnson County Courthouse, 1970-1976
Les' Barbershop, 1970-1976
Behind View of Building Debris, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1970-1976
Behind View Building Debris, Corner of East Washington and South Clinton Streets, 1970-1976
Behind View of Building Debris, 100-Block South Clinton Street, 1970-1976
Behind View of Building Debris, 000-Block East Washington Street, 1970-1976
300-Block South Clinton Street, 1970-1976
Parking Lot, View of Capitol and College Streets, 1970-1976
000-Block West College Street, 1970-1976
Alley, 1970-1976
Close Mansion Interior, 539 S. Gilbert, 1970-1976
Close Mansion Interior, 539 S. Gilbert, 1970-1976
Hancher Auditorium, 1970-1976
Hancher Auditorium, 1970-1976
Oakland Cemetery, 1970-1976
Oakland Cemetery, 1970-1976
Hy-Vee Food Store, 1970-1976
Kirkwood Avenue, 1970-1976
Kirkwood Avenue, 1970-1976
Kirkwood Avenue, 1970-1976
Kirkwood Avenue, 1970-1976
House Demolition, 1970-1976
House Demolition, 1970-1976
West Branch, Iowa site, 1970-1976
"Herbie" the Cat, 1970-1976
East Hall Annex Demolition, 1973
East Hall Annex Demolition, 1973
East Hall Annex Demolition, 1973
East Hall Annex Demolition, 1973
East Hall Annex Demolition, 1973
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
House Relocation, 1970-1976
Construction, 1970-1976
Construction, 1970-1976
Construction, 1970-1976
Pedestrian Mall, 1970-1976
Pedestrian Mall
Pedestrian Mall
Pedestrian Mall
Pedestrian Mall
Pedestrian Mall
Fourth of July Carnival, 1978
Fourth of July Carnival, 1978
Fourth of July Carnival, 1978
Fourth of July Carnival, 1978
Fourth of July Carnival, 1978
Fourth of July Carnival, 1978
Fourth of July Carnival, 1978
Fourth of July Carnival, 1978
Fourth of July Carnival, 1978
Fourth of July Carnival, 1978
Fourth of July Carnival, 1978
Fourth of July Carnival, 1978
Temporary buildings, 1970-1976
Temporary buildings, 1970-1976
Temporary buildings, 1970-1976
Log Cabins, Upper City Park, 1970-1976
Log Cabins, Upper City Park, 1970-1976
Wood-burning Stove, City Park, 1970-1976
Commemorative Plaque, 1970-1976
Railroad Tracks, 1970-1976
Railroad Tracks, 1970-1976
Railroad Tracks, 1970-1976
125 East College Street, 1970-1976
125 East College Street, 1970-1976
Iowa River, 1970-1976
Iowa River, 1970-1976
Iowa River, 1970-1976
Electricity Pole, 1970-1976
Post Office, 1970-1976
Post Office, 1970-1976
Dubuque Street Looking South, 1970-1976
Iowa Avenue Looking East, 1970-1976
First Christian Church, Iowa Avenue, 1970-1976
Pentacrest Buildings, 1970-1976
Sculpture, 1975
East Hall Annex
Unidentified House, 1970-1976
Unidentified House, 1970-1976
402 South Linn Street, 1970-1976
Old Jet, 1970-1976
Theo Lindley and Wetherby Park, 1970-1976
Commemorative Plaque, 1970-1976
College Street House, 1970-1976
Englert Theatre, 1970-1976
House on Clinton Street, 1970-1976
House on Clinton Street, 1970-1976
House on Clinton Street, 1970-1976
402 South Linn Street, 1970-1976
Bethlehem Chapel on Fairchild Street, 1970-1976
Alpha Phi Sorority House, College Street, 1970-1976
410 East Market Street, 1970-1976
219 North Gilbert Street, 1970-1976
120 East Fairchild Street, 1970-1976
314 East Church, 1970-1976
Rubble after a Fire, 1970-1976
Rubble after a Fire, 1970-1976
Rubble after a Fire, 1970-1976
Bremers Fire, 1963
Bremers Fire, 1963
Bremers Fire, 1963
Bremers Fire, 1963
Bremers Fire, 1963
Bremers Fire, 1963
Bremers Fire, 1963
Bremers Fire, 1963
Bremers Fire, 1963
Frozen Water after Fire, 1970
Frozen Water after Fire, 1970
Frozen Water after Fire, 1970
Frozen Water after Fire, 1970
Frozen Water after Fire, 1970
Frozen Water after Fire, 1970
Frozen Water after Fire, 1970
Frozen Water after Fire, 1970
Frozen Water after Fire, 1970
Old City Hall
Old City Hall
Riverfront, 1970-1976
Riverfront, 1970-1976
Ducks in a Park, 1970-1976
Ducks in a Park, 1970-1976
Ducks in a Park, 1970-1976
Black Hawk Mural, 1975
Black Hawk Mural, 1975
Sweeting's Flowers Building Demolition, 1970-1976
Sweeting's Flowers Building Demolition, 1970-1976
Odd Fellows Building Demolition, 1970-1976
City Park Flooding, 1970-1976
Downtown Iowa City, 1970-1976
Hancher Auditorium, 1970-1976
Grant Wood House, 1970-1976
Grant Wood House, 1970-1976
Grant Wood House, 1970-1976
Car Show, 1970-1976
Car Show, 1970-1976
Football Game, 1970-1976
Kinnick Stadium, 1970-1976
Old Capitol Building, 1970-1976
Johnson County Courthouse, 1970-1976
800 N. Van Buren Street, 1970-1976
Iowa State Bank, 1970-1976
Christmas Lights, 1970-1976
Washington Street, 1970-1976
Post Office Plaque, 1974
Plaza Centre One Construction, 1975
618 East Davenport Street, 1970-1976
402 South Linn Street, 1970-1976
402 South Linn Street, 1970-1976
500 East Governor Street, 1970-1976
Windmill at 500 East Governor Street, 1970-1976
Window at 500 East Governor Street, 1970-1976
Detail of a grotto at 500 East Governor Street, 1970-1976
Wishing Well at 500 South Governor Street, 1970-1976
One-Room Schoolhouse, 1970-1976
St. Mary's Church, 1970-1976
St. Mary's Church, 1970-1976
Dey House, 1970-1976
128 Fairchild Street, 1970-1976
19th Century House, 1970-1976
19th Century House, 1970-1976
Blue Mural, 1970-1976
Blue Mural, 1970-1976
Blue Mural, 1970-1976
Blue Mural, 1970-1976
19th Century House, East Court Street, 1970-1976
South Clinton Street, 100-Block, 1965
South Clinton Street, 1980s
South Clinton Street, 100-Block, 1973
South Clinton Street, 1980s
East College Street, 100-Block, 1971
Corner of Washington and Clinton Streets, 1973
Old Capitol Mall, East Washington and South Clinton Streets, 1980s
Clinton and Washington Streets, 1980s
South Clinton Street, 000-Block, 1980s
Clinton and Washington Streets, 1970s
Clinton and Washington Streets, 1980s
Aerial View of East Washington Street, 1970s
East Washington Street, 200-Block, 1960s
East Washington Street, 200-Block, 1986
South Dubuque Street, 100-Block, 1972
Pedestrian Mall, South Dubuque Street, 100-Block, 1980s
Pedestrian Mall, East College Street, 1980s
South Dubuque Street, 100-Block, 1973
Pedestrian Mall and Plaza, 1980s
Pedestrian Mall and Plaza, 1980s
Sidewalk, South Dubuque Street, 1970s
Odd Fellows Building, College and Dubuque Streets, 1965
Plaza Centre One and Fountain, 1980s
South Dubuque Street, 100-Block, 1965
Alley, 1972
Alley, 1980s
Dubuque and College Streets, 1970s
Pedestrian Mall and Plaza, Dubuque and College Streets, 1980s
Fountain at Dubuque and College Streets, Pedestrian Mall, 1986
East College and South Dubuque Streets, 1965
College Street, 100-Block, Pedestrian Mall, 1980s
Pedestrian Mall, East College Street, 1979
South Clinton Street, 100-Block, 1966
College and Clinton Streets, 1973
East College Street, 100-Block, 1970s
East College Street, 200-Block, 1973
East College Street, 100-Block, 1965
East College Street, 200-Block, 1973
Corner of Dubuque and Washington Streets, 1974
South Dubuque Street, 000-Block, 1980s
Corner of Washington and Dubuque Streets, 1970s
Aerial view of Iowa City, 1977
Iowa Theatre, 1970s
East College Street, 100-Block, 1970s
Black Hawk Mini Park at Dubuque and Washington Streets, 1970's
Downtown Iowa City, 1973
Mini Park at Dubuque and Washington Streets, 1974
Downtown fountain, Pedestrian Mall, 1984
East Washington Street construction during Urban Renewal, 1975
Epstein's Books during Urban Renewal, 1973
Washington Street and Black Hawk Mini Park, 1970s
Pedestrian Mall and Plaza construction, 1980
East Court Street, 300-Block, during Urban Renewal, 1972
Unidentified alley, 1965
Corner of East Washington and South Dubuque Streets, 1972
Bivouac Store during Urban Renewal, 1973
Things & Things & Things, 130 South Clinton Street, 1972
Unidentified Bathroom, 1972
Plaza Centre One, 1970s
East Washington Street, 200-Block, 1972
South Clinton Street, 000-Block, 1972
Aerial view of downtown Iowa City, 1972
Downtown Iowa City, 1970s
Iowa Avenue, 1972
Corner of South Clinton and Washington Streets, 1977
College Street, 200-Block, 1970s
Court and Linn Streets during Urban Renewal, 1972
Old Post Office building, Corner of Linn and Washington Streets, 1965
Old Post Office building, Corner of Linn and Washington Streets, 1931
Iowa Avenue, 100-Block, 1995
South Dubuque Street, 600-Block, 1995
Rocky Rococo, 118 South Dubuque Street, 1985
South Gilbert Street, 600-Block, 1990s
East Harrison Street, 300-Block, 1990s
Aerial view of downtown Iowa City land development, 1970s
Urban Renewal Final Landuse Plan, 1987
Proposed Urban Renewal area, 1966

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