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"The Spirit of Black Hawk" mural was located at Black Hawk Pedestrian Park, College and Washington Streets, downtown Iowa City. Mural design by Eric Christenson, detail of Black Hawk painted by William Heyer. Black Hawk Mini-Park, Iowa City,…

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Iowa City Catholic Grade School, formerly Saint Patrick's Parochial School, on the right. Slide printed August 1972.

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Future site of downtown Pedestrian Mall. J.C. Penney's building, Carnegie Library, parking lot.

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Iowa Avenue, east from the Old Capitol steps. Slide printed March 1972.

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Old Capitol and blue mural in the background.

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Future site of parking ramp downtown. Businesses pictured on South Dubuque Street 100-Block: J.C. Penney's, Iowa movie theatre, Piper's Candies, Blackstone Beauty Salon. Slide printed March 1972.

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Building construction. Seiferts, the Airliner, Allen's. Slide printed April 1972.

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During Urban renewal. Slide printed March 1972.

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Temporary building constructed on South Clinton Street during Urban Renewal. Slide printed July 1973.

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Temporary building constructed on Clinton Street during Urban Renewal. Slide printed July 1973.

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Pre-pedestrian mall, prior to the Black Hawk mural that was painted on the side of the building shown. Slide printed September 1974.

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Temporary building contructed during Urban Renewal period. Slide printed July 1973.

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Future site of Plaza Centre One. Slide printed August 1973.

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East College Street, between Dubuque and Linn Streets. Site of the current Iowa City Public Library. Slide printed August 1973.

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East College St. between Dubuque and Linn Streets, slide printed August 1973

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Southwest corner of College and Clinton Streets, slide printed August 1973

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People gathered in downtown Iowa City, slide printed September 1979

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Dubuque and College intersection. Plaza Centre One, J.C. Penney's. Future site of pedestrian mall.

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Alley Downtown, slide printed March 1972

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Looking north on Dubuque St. from College to Washington Streets, west side of street. Hotel Jefferson in the background. Slide printed 1973. Note on slide, "PRESENT SIDE OF CITY PLAZA".

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South on Dubuque and Washington Streets. Hotel Jefferson at the right. Slide printed March 1972.

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Southeast corner of Clinton and Washington before urban renewal.

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Southwest corner of Washington and Clinton Streets. Business featured: Burger Chef. Slide printed August 1973.
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