Frantz-Hobart

More upscale housing is coming to Monmouth’s downtown.

courtesy Doug Rankin/Monmouth College

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

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

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

ATF Involved in FM Fire Investigation

Dec 1, 2012

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

Destroyed Building Was in Line for Re-Use

Nov 27, 2012

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

Developer Plans $2 Million Project in Monmouth

May 9, 2012

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.