Would It Make Cedar Rapids Better If This Was Torn Down for a Gas Station?

Obviously not.

Ben Kaplan
Sep 9 · 4 min read
1900 1st Ave NE.

Kwik Trip Inc. Wants to Build A Gas Station at 1900 1st Ave NE

High quality exterior materials define the WFLA building.

1900 1st Avenue Is Worth Saving

Cedar Rapids Core Neighborhoods Need More Options for Fresh Produce

1900 1st Avenue is Big Enough to be a KwikStar Grocery

1st Avenue Doesn’t Need More Gas Stations

Save the building, Put in a Neighborhood Grocery, and Everyone Wins

1900 1st Avenue NE has a large outdoor patio area that would be an excellent spot for outdoor dining.

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