Clarion Hotel & Convention Center
525 33rd Avenue, SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
Phone: (319) 366-8671
Fax: (319) 362-1420
Built in 1891, the C.S.P.S Hall in Cedar Rapids is a remarkable structure in town. It is famously associated with the Czech-Slovak Protective Society. It serves as a historic clubhouse and is officially open for business. It boasts of an arts incubator, restored bar, an art gallery and the studio theater. The building is designed in elegant Romanesque style of architecture. More precisely, it displays Richardsonian Romanesque architecture. This venue hosts several exhibitions, shows and cultural events throughout the year.
Legion Arts is a non-profit arts organization that hosts many cultural and recreational events. The center is a part of the Iowa Cultural Corridor Alliance and is an epicenter for many concerts, music festivals, exhibitions, fund raisers and other community events. The place supports and encourages young artistes and budding talent by providing them a lucrative platform for showcasing their works. It is also involved in a lot charity work. To know more about the place, do call ahead or visit the website.
Cedar Rapids Scottish Rite Temple is a historic building, and is also known as Cedar Rapids Scottish Rite Temple or Consistory Building No. 2. it is located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and is rented out for weddings and other events. It was built in 1927 by Loomis Bros. It has a Classical Revival style of architecture and was designed by noted Pennsylvania architect Henry Hornbostel. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on November 20, 1998.
The University of Iowa believes in all round development of the students and encourages them to actively participate in various extracurricular activities. As a part of this mission, it has built sports and theater facilities for the students. E. C. Mabie Theatre is one of the on-site venues. Built in 1930, it has staged many plays and musicals. For further information, check website or call ahead.
Iowa Memorial Union was built in 1924 and is an important building of the University of Iowa. This college union structure is the heart of the campus as it is always buzzing with activities. Whether it is to socialize, meet, eat, take part in student organizations or attend cultural programs, there is lots going on at this historic facility. It features meetings halls, conference rooms, a library, a lounge, studio, a chapel, music room, library room, cafe, ballroom, cafeteria and theater. It is also the base of the UI Community Credit Union, Office of Student Life and Iowa House Hotel.
North Presbyterian Church is one of the few pre-Civil War structures remaining in Iowa City. This majestic Romanesque building is on the National Register of Historic Places. The church hosts various events like marriages, memorials, academic lectures, religious services, dance lessons, and so on. It also holds offices and is a great tourist attraction.
Kinnick Stadium is home to the University of Iowa Hawkeyes. This stadium has a capacity of 70,585, making for some exciting games.
Public Space One (PS1) is a not for profit community venue. It regularly hosts contemporary art exhibitions, concerts, workshops, readings and movie screenings. It also has an on-site print shop called The Zenzic Press. It is run by volunteers who are musicians, writers, actors, activists and artists.
The Wheelroom is one of the main entertainment venues for students of the University of Iowa. Here, you will find pool tables, gaming facilities, a bar that serves beer and an area where various cultural events take place such as concerts, plays and more. The Wheelroom is an excellent place to relax and unwind. For further details, do visit their website.
One of the most notoriously famous bars of Iowa City, the Union Bar is located on College Street in the Downtown area. This amazing place offers the holy trifacta that makes any place pop - cool ambiance, awesome music and cheap drinks! If you're expecting a swanky shiny place, The Union Bar isn't for you. But if you can get past the loud atmosphere, the occasional booze puddle that often forms on the floors and a an overall feeling of chaos, Union Bar will be only happy to show a good time. Live music events and private parties are often hosted here. Check the website for schedule of events.