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1.319.389.1058

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Email:info@friendsofcedarrapidshistoricpreservation.org

P.O. Box 1062  Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

The city of Cedar Rapids has a set of guidelines
When dealing with architecture, older buildings and historic preservation, there are many terms used for describing, explaining and referencing architectural features and also terms used by the of the city of Cedar Rapids' building, zoning, and HPC.  We have included a glossary of terms which will help you when trying to find a definition for terms used with older architecture and also terms used by our city offices.
 
i.e.  CONFIGURATION:  The arrangement of elements and details on a building or structure which help to define its character.
i.e.  HIPPED ROOF:  A roof with uniform sloping on all sides.