500 N. Grand Avenue Receives Nation Recognition

Charles City, Iowa – The former Charles City Middle School at 500 North Grand Avenue received national recognition recently. The building was named to the National List of Historic Places.

Mark Wicks, with the Charles City Chamber, says more.

The project had to go through a lot of hoops to receive this recognition. Wicks says that a lot of homework and research had to have been done in order for this application to get approved.

A few of the things that were highlighted was the historical and architectural significance of the building.

The old school currently has the school district’s, superintends office and is home to a number of school related groups.


Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.

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