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Community Development

Posted on: April 16, 2019

To Revive Your Old Neighborhood, Think Small

Preserve Iowa Summit - Keynote Speaker - Bernice Radle

Bernice Radle wants you to think small.

When she comes to Newton this summer for the Preserve Iowa Summit, she’ll encourage hundreds of historic preservationists, developers, architects and community leaders to dream big. But think small. Do small. Take on small projects, one by one, and see how they add up.

First a coffee shop. Then a record store. Then maybe a few single-family homes around the corner.

Click here to read the full story from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs.

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