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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...

This year’s Dubuque Heritage Festival will be held on October 7-8, 2016. The festival will focus on Caldwell’s work at Eagle Point Park leading to a deeper understanding of its history and design. There will be events and sessions for all ages and all levels...

Dubuque’s new non-profit dedicated to historic preservation is preparing to launch a catalytic new program to help redevelop and revitalize Dubuque’s historic neighborhoods. Heritage Works has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the 1772 Foundation for the development of a Historic Properties Redevelopment Program. The Historic...

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...

Join us for Heritage Work's first Architectural Tour! Dubuque’s rich heritage of religious architecture has created an impressive collection of stained glass windows from many artistic styles. This half-day trolley tour will stop at 5 Dubuque churches with lectures from national experts at each location. The tour concludes...

A new resource of Dubuque Historic Preservation For the last several years, those in Dubuque who have been instrumental in completing some of the most innovative historic preservation projects have recognized the need for a local historic preservation nonprofit organization that could be a resource for...

Work on stained-glass panels is part of the transformation of the historic St. Mary's Church campus into apartments, a community center and more. Andi Exo watched intently Wednesday as John Clark, of Chicago's Restoric LLC, removed saddle bars from a stained-glass window panel, flooding light into...