Three FD buildings a century old

Three FD buildings a century old Main Photo

15 Nov 2017


Chad Thompson

The Fort Dodge Historic Preservation Commission paid tribute to three of Fort Dodge’s 100-year-old buildings Tuesday night inside one of them — Heartland Senior Living, formerly Prusia Hardware, 610 Central Ave.

About 25 people attended the third annual Downtown Centennial Building Celebration, which included a ribbon cutting and short presentation.

The Prusia Hardware building, Wahkonsa Annex, and Rehder Cadillac, which is now E&R Properties, were recognized.

“It’s always great when you can celebrate a building that is 100 years old and still standing,” Rick Carle, president of the commission said.

Carle praised Fort Dodge for being able to preserve many of its historic structures.

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