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John Mullany’s Town Clock

John Mullany’s Town Clock

Town Clock Built: 1864; Rebuilt and relocated 1873; Relocated - 1971 Located on Main Street at Town Clock Plaza The Dubuque Town Clock is another distinguished landmark of downtown Dubuque. The clock currently operates in the Town Clock Plaza on Main Street. ...

John Mullany’s St. Raphael’s Cathedral

John Mullany’s St. Raphael’s Cathedral

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...

2016 Dubuque Heritage Festival Set for October 7-8

2016 Dubuque Heritage Festival Set for October 7-8

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 of...

The Truth About the National Register of Historic Places

The Truth About the National Register of Historic Places

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...

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