Changes are happening around our historic school buildings at 6th Avenue and 21st Street. Learn more about the 1912 and 1950 school buildings, detailing the history and architecture of each. We hope to see each preserved and protected, with an exciting adaptive reuse in their future.
Downtown Rock Island achieved listing on the National Register of Historic Places during summer of 2020. This newsletter celebrates some of the many structures that created and maintain the historic character of our downtown. The pandemic continues to limit our ability to meet in person as a group, however, we are still gathering on the … [ Continued
Read about concrete block houses, updates on Courthouse and Downtown National Register, and an art surprise.