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St. Mary's Catholic Church Built: 1864 – 1867 Located at the Northeast corner of E. 15th and White Streets [caption id="attachment_469" align="alignleft" width="400"] St. Mary's (circa 1860)[/caption] By 1863, the German immigrant population of Dubuque was increasing dramatically. The membership of the Holy Trinity parish had outgrown its stone...

St. Raphael's Cathedral Built: 1857 – 1861 Located at the intersection of W. 2nd and Bluff Streets St. Raphael’s Cathedral is John Mullany’s first notable design accomplishment in Dubuque, although the construction may have caused him more grief than triumph with the Financial Panic of 1857 and the...

One of the most misunderstood areas of historic preservation is the National Register of Historic Places (the “National Register”). People do not know what the National Register is, they do not know how or why a building or site gets listed on the National Register and they...