Frantz-Hobart

High-End Lofts
5:13 pm
Tue August 5, 2014

More Lofts Planned for Downtown Monmouth

Patton Block Building

More upscale housing is coming to Monmouth’s downtown.

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Fusion Theatre
11:19 am
Mon February 24, 2014

Arts Addition to Downtown Monmouth

The Fusion Theatre
Credit courtesy Doug Rankin/Monmouth College

The stage is set for the Fusion Theatre to take the spotlight this week.

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Work Proceeds Pending Sale
11:13 am
Mon April 22, 2013

Former FM Library Receiving Makeover

The former Cattermole Library in Fort Madison

The former Cattermole Library in downtown Fort Madison is in line for an update.

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Being Sold to Cedar Rapids Firm
11:24 pm
Wed February 27, 2013

Possible New Use for Former FM Library

The former Cattermole Library in Fort Madison

A vacant library in downtown Fort Madison could soon have new life.

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Multiple Fires Being Reviewed
9:13 pm
Sat December 1, 2012

ATF Involved in FM Fire Investigation

This is what remains of the historic Metropolitan Hotel in downtown Fort Madison.

Fort Madison is devoting additional resources to the investigation of multiple structural fires even as additional agencies get involved.

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State Fire Marshall in Fort Madison
8:22 pm
Tue November 27, 2012

Destroyed Building Was in Line for Re-Use

What's left of the Metropolitan Hotel in downtown Fort Madison.

The building destroyed during a weekend fire in downtown Fort Madison was in line to be part of a multi-million dollar redevelopment project.

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It will target several downtown buildings
2:02 pm
Wed May 9, 2012

Developer Plans $2 Million Project in Monmouth

Six buildings on the southeast corner of Monmouth's town square will receive a $2 million facelift.

Cedar Rapids, Iowa developer Frantz-Hobart will turn the buildings into condominiums and retail space.

City Administrator Eric Hanson calls it “the biggest development project” in the downtown area in decades. He says it advances the city's vision for the downtown area.

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