2019 Historic Preservation Week
The Sioux City Historic Preservation Commission is pleased to announce the 14th annual Historic Preservation Week, May 4 - May 11. May is National Historic Preservation Month. Events are planned all week for people of all ages and interests (see attached schedule).
The Sioux City Historic Preservation Commission, established in 1993, utilizes the expertise of its members to research historic buildings, partner with local, state, and national organizations to safeguard sites of significance, and advise the City Council on local preservation issues.
The Commission planned the 2019 Historic Preservation Week events in partnership with the Sioux City Public Museum, the Siouxland Historical Railroad Association and Museum, Sioux Landmark, Downtown Partners, the City of Sioux City, the Weekender, the River-Cade Association, Morningside College, and Antidote 71. The goal of Historic Preservation Week is to bring advocacy and awareness to preservation in Sioux City. Proceeds from the week are used to continue preservation advocacy and awareness activities in Sioux City.
The various activities will have participants engaging in the 11th Annual Barstool Open on Historic 4th Street and Pearl Streets, a walking tour highlighting Hunt School and the surrounding neighborhood, a walking tour of Morningside College honoring its 125th anniversary, and several National Train Day festivities. The Treasure of Sioux City Award will be presented to Arch Icon Development for their work to repurpose both the Central Annex and Everett School to multi-family housing units while keeping the buildings’ historic integrity.
Be sure to “Like” the Sioux City Historic Preservation Commission page on Facebook to learn more about the events.