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fpc_1976-145.pdf
Notice to appear and petition seeking to block demolition of First Presbyterian Church building, which is now known as Old Brick Church

fpc_1976-143.pdf
Bid from Gordon Russell Inc. to demolish church building

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During Urban renewal. Slide printed March 1972.

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Back of 402 South Linn St seen in this photo. Iowa City Catholic Grade School, formerly Saint Patrick's Parochial School, in the background.

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Back of 402 South Linn St seen in this photo.

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Back of 402 South Linn St seen in this photo. Iowa City Catholic Grade School, formerly Saint Patrick's Parochial School, in the background.

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Fourth of July Carnival held in downtown Iowa City in 1978 amidst the rubble of the urban renewal project.

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University of Iowa campus, corner of Iowa and Dubuque Streets.

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Behind view of buildings being demolished during the urban renewal project in Iowa City. Future site of Old Capitol Mall.

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Behind view of buildings being demolished during the urban renewal project in Iowa City. Future site of Old Capitol Mall.

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Behind view of buildings being demolished during the urban renewal project in Iowa City. Future site of Old Capitol Mall.

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View of door of Les' Barbershop, 124 1/2 College St. Barbershop was in the Odd Fellows building which was torn down during the urban renewal project in Iowa City.

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View of Johnson County Courthouse surrounded by empty fields and rubble from urban renewal.

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View of the rubble left after demolition of Block 84 in downtown Iowa City during urban renewal project. Future site of Old Capitol Mall.

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Future site of Old Capitol Mall. Old Capitol building and Pentacrest in the background.

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Future site of the Old Capitol Mall. View of South Clinton Street downtown.

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Buildings and businesses featured: Old Capitol Building, Iowa State Bank & Trust Company and Auto Bank
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