The History Center

Creep the Alleys

Time: 6:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Town Centre Plaza 3rd Ave & 3rd St SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 ​

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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