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Iowa Building
U.S. Historic district
Contributing property
Iowa Building.jpg
Location 221 4th Ave., SE
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Area less than one acre
Built 1913-1914
Architectural style Renaissance Revival
Part of Cedar Rapids Central Business District Commercial Historic District (ID15000757)
NRHP reference No. 83000385
Added to NRHP February 17, 1983

The Iowa Building is an historic structure located in downtown Cedar Rapids, Iowa, United States. It was individually listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. In 2015 it was included as a contributing property in the Cedar Rapids Central Business District Commercial Historic District.

History

The building is seven stories tall and rises 102 feet (31 m) above the ground. Seven construction workers were killed in 1913 when the top two floors collapsed during construction. The building was completed the following year. It housed a millinery company named the Lyman Company until the building was bought and renamed in 1933.

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