Located at the historic Douglas Mansion, the mission of The History Center is to provide a unique community resource that preserves and shares the stories of our past and connects people of…More Info
Time: 6:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Town Centre Plaza 3rd Ave & 3rd St SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
Date: Tuesday, October 22 2019
Walking tour of the downtown alleys.
Downtown alleys reveal a great deal of history about Cedar Rapids buildings and they can be a little spooky too! Come explore the dark side of downtown architecture with this unique historic alley tour.
Included areas stories of how alleys function as service and utility access, how they provided secret entrances for Prohibition era businesses as well as clever retail store designs. There will be a few surprises along the tour as well! Please wear alley appropriate footwear!
*All Alley Tours will be limited to the first 75 people