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Andresen Flats

September 22nd, 2016 | Filed under .

Across 3rd St from the YMCA, YMCA membership is included in rent, On Major Bus Route, Two Blocks from the Freight House Farmers Market and Modern Woodman Park, Three Blocks from River Front Path System, Two Blocks from Centennial Park, … Continued

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3 bedroom, 2.5 bath apartment for rent

June 23rd, 2016 | Filed under .

Gorgeous 2,700 sq ft., 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath apartment for rent in Davenport. Located in central downtown, easy walking access to everything the downtown offers; nightlife, restaurants, Modern Woodman Stadium, riverfront, Farmers Market and more! Gas fireplace, full laundry room … Continued

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Parker Building begins evolution under Restoration St. Louis

December 3rd, 2015 | Filed under , .

The former Parker Building in downtown Davenport is being revived… Read the full story at Quad-City Times  

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Union Arcade Building

April 2nd, 2015 | Filed under , .

Opening in May of 2015, the Union Arcade building offers 68 loft, studio, 1-bedroom, and 2-bedroom apartment units.   Prices range from $650 – $1,100 a month for a loft, studio, or 1-bedroom unit.  2-bedroom units range from $1,200 to $1,700.   Units … Continued

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Halligan Coffee Company Lofts

March 24th, 2015 | Filed under .

Historic Building Renovated into 45 Market Rate Lofts. Move in ready on May 1st 2015. Located in the Historic Crescent Warehouse District on the corner of 4th and Iowa Streets. 1BR/2BR/3BR ranging from $800-$1,650 All lofts feature Stainless steel appliances, … Continued

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229 Scott St.

February 8th, 2015 | Filed under .

Efficiency apartments centrally located in downtown Davenport. Great units for someone on a fixed income. Heat, water and sewer paid!

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432 1/2 W. 3rd St

February 8th, 2015 | Filed under .

1 bedroom and efficiency apartments located on the corner of 3rd and Scott street. Security entrance for the building, plus sewer and water paid!

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Market Lofts

January 8th, 2015 | Filed under .

Built in 1905 as the original home of Smith Brothers & Burdick Co., this iconic, four-story Davenport building has been renovated asMarket Lofts. The 37 true loft-style units range from 500 square foot studios to 1,600 square foot 3 bed/2 … Continued

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The Democrat Lofts

June 6th, 2014 | Filed under .

People from all walks of life are migrating to urban lofts and apartments to enjoy downtown living.  From young students and professionals to families, the Democrat Lofts located in downtown Davenport has a wide variety of unique units that will … Continued

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Renwick Building

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This Chicago commercial style building was built by famed Davenport industrialist William Renwick in 1897 and underwent a 4.5 million dollar renovation in 2012. The once Matthews Office and Furniture Store/office building now houses eighteen 1- and 2-bedroom chic apartments … Continued

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Wells Fargo Apartments

May 29th, 2013 | Filed under .

The historic Wells Fargo building offers market rate apartments with unmatched views of the Quad Cities. For more leasing information, please contact Joseph Wonio with Financial District Properties Management at 563.324.9898. Types of Units 1, 2, and 3 bedroom market … Continued

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The Davenport

November 9th, 2012 | Filed under .

The Davenport, a historic hotel turned apartment building, features on-site parking, an ornate lobby, secure entry, and adjacency to the Downtown Deli and Davenport Public library.  The  building is located in the heart of downtown and is within easy walking … Continued

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Peterson Paper Company Lofts

November 9th, 2012 | Filed under , .

One bedrooms lofts starting at $1000 per month. Two bedrooms starting at $1100. 2 Bedroom, 2 bathroom with a river view, $1500 per month. The lofts in this newly renovated historic structure over amazing views of our community. All lofts … Continued

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The Crescent Lofts – The Davenport, Sieg Iron, Kerker, and Waterloo Lofts

May 3rd, 2012 | Filed under .

The Crescent Lofts campus offers urban apartments featuring great views, roof top decks, exposed brick and duct work, adjacent parking, and more amenities.  The modern units exude character, providing stylish, affordable comfort to all who live here. The Crescent Lofts campus … Continued

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Forrest Block Apartments

May 2nd, 2012 | Filed under .

Forrest Block apartments offer big rooms, high ceilings, and a unique blend of amenities. Like the Hotel Blackhawk before it, The Forrest Block  has brought a new level of luxury living to downtown Davenport. Amenities Granite Countertops, Large Windows with … Continued

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Hotel Blackhawk

May 2nd, 2012 | Filed under .

Hotel Blackhawk apartments have redefined luxury living in downtown Davenport, so be sure to read the impressive list of features below offered in the building. Amenities Parking, Valet Service, Balconies, Granite Counter Tops, Private Entrances, Dry Cleaning Delivery, Maid Service … Continued

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City View Apartments

May 1st, 2012 | Filed under .

City View Apartments, situated at the top of the hill at 7th & Iowa Streets on the outer rim of downtown, offers luxury units at a great price.  With its commanding views of the Davenport skyline and Mississippi River, high-end … Continued

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Carriage Haus Apartments

May 1st, 2012 | Filed under .

These gorgeous Chicago Loft-style apartments are located directly above the Carriage Haus and feature two spacious bedrooms and bathrooms, a washer & dryer, gas fireplace, exposed brick, and plenty of storage. Did we mention they have state of the art … Continued

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514 Brady Street

May 1st, 2012 | Filed under .

Recently renovated, this historic building at the foot of Brady Street offers new appliances, carpet, and more. This spot is ideal for Palmer Students and anyone looking for a fantastic view of the Bix race each year. Laundry appliances are … Continued

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The Bayer Building

May 1st, 2012 | Filed under .

The historic Bayer Building is well on its way to being a premier downtown apartment building.  With Downtown Central Perk Coffee Shop, Source Bookstore, and Central Grocery anchoring the first floor, there’s already built-in convenience and fun in the building. … Continued

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Christie Park Apartments

April 27th, 2012 | Filed under .

Check out this beautifully restored historic building at the corner of Brady and 5th Street! Conveniently located near Palmer College and within walking distance to all of downtown’s amenities, these units are a welcome addition to our residential options in … Continued

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Mississippi Lofts

April 27th, 2012 | Filed under .

Check out this unique and renovated living space located in the heart of downtown. Enjoy incredible views, modern style, hardwood laminate floors, and in-unit washers & dryers. This building is home to the delicious Bowls: Urban Eats, and next door, you’ll … Continued

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Perry Hill Apartments

April 26th, 2012 | Filed under .

Find your best fit for living and learning at Perry Hill Apartments! Modern apartments near the Palmer College campus and downtown Davenport. Perry Hill Apartments is a secure access building with on-site laundry facilities, 24 hr. emergency maintenance and pet … Continued

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Dorothea Apartments

April 26th, 2012 | Filed under .

The historic Dorothea Apartments feature remodeled, secure access units, located next to downtown’s hottest night-spots! Stop by today to learn more about this historic apartment complex in the heart of Downtown Davenport. Type of Units 24 total units – Studio … Continued

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320 Brady Street Apartments

April 26th, 2012 | Filed under .

320 Brady Street offers an excellent location near the Bix 7 starting line and the library.  Love antiquing?  A unique antique shop, Neat Stuff, resides on the first floor of this renovated three story historic building. Call Merle today for details … Continued

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  • Sep
    20th

    Trustees Hire Fiancing, Development Firm for Development

    Saratoga Capital Group, based in St. Louis, will provide financing and development services for construction of the Scott Community College Urban Campus in downtown Davenport.

    Financing for the $28 million project is expected to be pinned down by the end of 2016, with construction completed in late 2017 or early 2018. The project will not require a property tax increase.

    Read the full story here. 

  • Aug
    18th

    The Secret Club: With Eight Releases, Cartouche Records Has Crafted a Quirky Identity

    Ragged Records holds thousands of vinyl, categorized mostly by genre, but one special label has its own section. Cartouche Records has a permanent spot holding the eight LP’s produced on the label. These eight albums are just as “unique” and “authentic” as the man who produces and sells them; Bob Herrington. 

  • Aug
    3rd

    New Developments Change Brady Street View

    Every year thousands of people crowd the downtown Davenport area for the Bix7 race, and this year they saw a new view. $98 million in investments have changed the face of the downtown area over the past year and Brady Street is stunning proof.

  • Aug
    3rd

    Downtowns Booming, New Housing Projects Underway

    Downtown Davenport’s occupancy rate is almost 100 percent, making it difficult to find affordable and available living space. New housing projects are making living spaces more accessible.

  • Aug
    3rd

    12 Must-See Museum Exhibits in the U.S. this Summer

    Downtown Davenport’s very own Figge Art Museum receives national recognition with one of the “must-see” exhibits this summer.

  • Aug
    3rd

    Preserve Iowa Summit Heads to Davenport

    In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act, the “2016 Preserve Iowa Summit: Our History, Our Future” will take place at various locations in downtown Davenport, Sept. 15-17.

  • Aug
    3rd

    Downtown Davenport Street Fest 2016

    The Quad-Cities largest homecoming party was another success this year, as the 45th annual Street Fest filled 2nd St from Ripley to Brady.

  • Jun
    28th

    DDP Annual Meeting Highlights & Key Stats

    $98 Million in construction, big development plans, and sustained residential growth headlined the recent Downtown Davenport Partnership (DDP) Annual Meeting.  DDP, a division the Chamber, provides leadership and advocacy for downtown economic development, strategic planning, cultural vitality, events, marketing, and clean-and-safe initiatives.  Debi Durham, Director of Iowa Economic Development Authority, also spoke at the event.

    Highlights include:

    • Investment
      •  9 projects representing $98M of investment under construction downtown
      • $112M+ in planned pipeline projects
      • $400M+ invested downtown since 2000 ($88M since 2010)
      • 22 new, retained or expanded businesses
      • $14.2M in food & beverage sales
      • DDP granted $114,000, leveraging $369,000 of private investment

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    • Major Project Milestones
      • DDP facilitated acquisition and demolition of former hotel at 227 LeClaire St.
      • City Square ($60M) Phase 1 is nearly complete with renovation of historic Parker Building. Phase 2 beginning now  renovating historic Putnam Building in to luxury hotel and residential
      • Eastern Iowa Community College progressing toward construction phase of new downtown campus

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    • Housing Market Report
      • 9% occupancy of market-rate housing units
        • 284 Market-Rate units building since 2013, yet occupancy remains above 97%
      • Expected demand of 500 more market-rate apartments over the next 5 years
      • Nearly 50% of units have rents above $1.20 PSF, and 30% renting above $1.40 PSF
      • 151 apartments under construction (90 Mkt-Rate, 61 Affordable)
      • 1,266 total apartments downtown

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    • Legislative Goals Met
      • Successful passage of HF2443, providing a needed update to the existing Historic Tax Credit Program
        • Of the 19 past and current Historic Tax Credit projects in Davenport, $50 million of State investment has leveraged an additional $152 million locally
      • Uber launched in the Quad Cities in 2015
      • Enhance Iowa Legislation passed, updating the previous Vision Iowa program

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    • Downtown Livability & Physical Environment Improvements
      • DDP continues to advocate for return of two-way traffic on 3rd & 4th Streets
        • One-ways are detrimental to pedestrian life and retail viability. No overriding traffic crisis mandates that these streets remain one-way; justified by the goal of urban viability and vitality
      • “Welcome to Davenport” sign planned for Arsenal Bridge gateway and more flower baskets planned
      • DDP advocated for execution of entire RiverVision plan
      • DDP/City partnering to update Design Guidelines, right of way responsibilities, and ADA plans

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    • Downtown Culture & Workforce Attraction
      • Growth and national significance of Quad Cities music scene was highlighted
        • Led downtown via opening of Daytrotter, along with River Music Experience celebrating 12 years and evolution of the Adler Theatre
      • DDP successfully produced River Roots Live, Street Fest, Red White & Boom, and Icestravaganza
        • River Roots Live evolves as the premier Quad Cities music festival
      • Retail/Restaurant growth highlighted by opening of Analog Arcade Bar, Creative Collective,
        Endless Brews, 7the Starting Line, Los Compadres, Bucktown, and expansion of Crafted QC
      • Figge Art Museum opened numerous new exhibits, highlighted by Wizard of Oz
      • Creative Arts Academy continues to grow and recruit students
  • Jun
    23rd

    Demand for downtown Davenport housing still strong

    Quad City Times – Over the next five years, 220 new market-rate housing units could be accommodated in downtown Davenport, an official predicted Wednesday at the Downtown Davenport Partnership’s annual meeting.

    Read more at qctimes.com

  • Jun
    23rd

    Eastern Iowa buys buildings for campus

    Quad City Times – The board of Eastern Iowa Community Colleges has unanimously approved the purchase of two downtown buildings for the construction of a new Urban Campus for Scott Community College.

    Read more at qctimes.com…

  • Jun
    22nd

    Rental Housing Update – 1st Quarter 2016

    We highlighted some key findings of the downtown Davenport Rental Housing Update at the Downtown Davenport Partnership Annual Meeting.

    Review and download the complete study here!

  • May
    16th

    Celebrating 85 Years of Downtown Ballpark This Month!

    The Quad-City Times provided an interesting & thorough piece on the 85 year history of our River Bandits’ beautiful home ballpark!

    Read about it here…

     

  • Apr
    11th

    Mayor recognizes businesses

    Davenport Today – Mayor Frank Klipsch kicked off his initiative to occasionally recognize local businesses at City Council meeting, recognizing three located on Main Street.

    Read more at Davenport Today…

  • Feb
    29th

    Barcade marries pinball and adult beverages

    Dispatch Argus – Arcade machines and adult beverages may be an unlikely duo, but the marriage of the two at the Davenport-based Analog Arcade Bar has struck a chord with many and could have real staying power, according to Rich Cooksey, part-owner of the “barcade.”

    Read more here…

    Photo credit: Dispatch Argus, Todd Welvaert

  • Feb
    25th

    City Square project on pace for spring opening

    Davenport Today – Work is accelerating on Restoration St. Louis’ $60 million City Square project, with a projected opening of the east building (formerly known as the Parker Building) as the new downtown home of Wells Fargo, other Class A office space and several floors of residential apartments in late spring/early summer.

    Read more here…

  • Feb
    23rd

    Daytrotter Downs Festival: Day One

    Paste Magazine – The inaugural Daytrotter Downs Festival kicked off last night at the Adler Theatre in Davenport, Iowa. And let me just say – they nailed it. With a lineup consisting of vets John Paul White (The Civil Wars), William Elliott Whitmore and P.O.S., as well as artists-to-watch Curtis Harding and Mothers, Daytrotter founder Sean Moeller perfectly curated the night’s roster to ensure that it was a night everyone would remember…and thoroughly enjoy.

    Read more here…

  • Dec
    30th

    Daytrotter excited about next 10 years in new space

    Dispatch Argus – Daytrotter is enjoying a big, beautiful 10,000-square-foot present this holiday season, and it hopes to unwrap it for the public soon.

    Read more here…

    *Photo provided by Dispatch Argus

  • Dec
    29th

    A look back at 2015 in Q-C business

    2015 was a great year for new opportunities with redevelopment projects!

    Read full story at Quad City Times…

     

  • Dec
    16th

    4th Annual Icestravaganza to Transform Freight House to Winter Wonderland

    (Quad Cities) – Icestravaganza returns for its fourth year on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at the Freight House with more interactive ice sculptures, live music, kids’ activities, ice princess guests, giveaways and extended Farmers Market hours.

    Award-winning ice-sculptor Dawson List returns to Davenport from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. to amaze attendees with large ice sculptures carved live on site at the Freight House, 421 W. River Dr.  Last year, List created the impressive ice eagle throne – and his new signature piece for 2016 is sure to please.

    Icestravaganza has two very special sisters making an appearance this year. The famous ice queen and princess will be mingling and taking photos with guests from noon to 2 pm. The family fun doesn’t stop there; Icestravaganza offers live music and FREE indoor kids’ activities including a cookie decorating station, crafts, and Davenport Public Library story time.

    For the adults, don’t forget to enter the drawing! Two lucky winners will be going home with a $500 gift certificate to Necker’s Jewelers! The Freight House Farmers Market will remain open until 4 p.m. so you can shop local, too. After the sun goes down, the sculptures will be lit to make viewing extra spectacular so plan to share fun photos with friends and #tagtheQC!

    Icestravaganza is proud to be a part of Be a Tourist in Your Own Backyard Weekend. Be sure to check out the many shops, galleries, museums, bars and restaurants in downtown Davenport.

    Icestravaganza is presented by Genesis Health System and the Downtown Davenport Partnership.   Additional support is provided by KLJB Fox 18, 97X, Quad-City Times, Mickle Communications, Werner Restoration, One Step Printing, Small Wonders Photography, Necker’s Jewelers, and the Davenport Levee Improvement Commission.

  • Dec
    4th

    Downtown retailers making holidays shine

    Davenport Today – As downtown Davenport continues its business boom, retailers are resurrecting the tradition of splashy holiday window displays that used to attract throngs to the central city in Decembers past.

    Read more here…

    *Photo provided by Davenport Today