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  • This skyscraper located in Des Moines was built by Ruan Transportation and is located along Grand Avenue in the downtown area of the city. Completed in 1975 it stands at 460 feet and was the tall...
  • The Iowa State Capitol located in Des Moines stands in its refined Renaissance style giving the impression of strength and dignity combined with utility. It houses the Iowa Senate, Iowa House of ...
  • This 2,744-seat performing arts center located in Des Moines is Iowa`s largest theater since it opened in 1979. It is used for concerts, Broadway shows and such other special events. The Civic Ce...
  • This skyscraper building is also popularly known as The Principal Building, and as 801 Grand it is named after its street address being located along Grand Avenue in the downtown area. Completed ...
  • This building located on Main Street is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is known locally as the Wells Fargo Bank building. Built by Walsh-Kahl Construction Company in 1927,...
  • The Bridge is also known as Rock Island Centennial Bridge as it connects Rock Island in Illinois with Davenport. All of 3,850 feet in length it stands 170 feet above water level. In 1988, lights ...
  • This pedestrian cable-stayed bridge spans River Drive in downtown Davenport, connecting LeClaire Park and Rhythm City Casino. Completed in 2005, the bridge is 50 feet tall and 575 feet in length....
  • This public library located in Davenport has a history dating back to 1839. The Main Library currently housed in a 1960s building designed by architect Edward Durell Stone, has two additional bra...
  • The Fourth Street Historic District in Sioux City, Iowa consists of a concentration of 15 late nineteenth century commercial buildings between Virginia and Iowa Streets that date from 1889 to app...
  • Combination Bridge Pillar is one of the best reminders of the historic first bridge that was built across the Missouri River. For the earliest settlers of the city, the only way to cross the Miss...
  • Flight 232 Memorial is located in the Chris Larsen Park on the riverfront near the Anderson Dance Pavilion. It commemorates the heroic rescue efforts shown by the community after the crash of the...
  • George C. Haddock Memorial Marker is dedicated to Rev. George C. Haddock who was murdered in 1886. The marker is embedded in the cement sidewalk and is made of metal, with the inscription “...
  • The 12-story Roosevelt Hotel was built in 1927 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. he new and completely renovated 12-story Roosevelt Building offers luxury The past and present l...
  • Known initially as the Peoples Savings Bank this building designed by Louis Sullivan was completed in 1909. It had been rejected by the bank as being too expensive. Sullivan redesigned and reduce...
  • Veterans Memorial Building, also known as City Hall rises to an elevation of 216 meters. Located on May’s Island on Cedar River it is part of the Historic District and listed as a historic ...
  • Located in downtown Cedar Rapids this Louis Sullivan designed building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. St. Paul Methodist Episcopal Church as it was known at its f...
  • This historic apartment building in downtown Iowa City was built in 1852 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. It operated as a hotel for about 10 years before becoming S...
  • This Library has stood in the heart of downtown in Iowa City for more than a century. As the community grew so did the Library, moving into progressively larger spaces to house the collections. T...
  • The City Hall is the hub for all activities and agendas undertaken by the City Council. The City Hall has a great deal to offer and their online website provides every kind of information that yo...
  • The Press-Citizen Building was built in 1937. There is a beautiful mural over the door of this newspaper building that depicts transportation and communication. The two other panels show corn and...
  • The former Roshek`s Department Store building in Dubuque, Iowa. The 9-story building, with a basement and a sub basement, was built by founder J.J.and F.H. Roshek during the great depression. was...
  • This Bridge spans the Mississippi River from Dubuque to East Dubuque in Illinois. It is part of the U.S. Highway 20 route and is one of two automobile bridges over the Mississippi in the region. ...
  • This Church is located in Dubuque at the corner of 15th and White Streets. Saint Mary’s Church is recognizable by its steeple, being spectacularly tall and one of the tallest in the area. A...
  • This is a Roman Catholic Church in Dubuque that is part of the Archdiocese of Dubuque. Located at Windsor Avenue in Dubuque`s north end, the church is noted for two distinctive spires which are v...