Iowa City seeks historic landmark designation for Pagliai building

Owner says landmark status would reduce marketability

Gary Skarda, owner of 302 and 316 E. Bloomington St. in Iowa City -- where Pagliai's Pizza is located -- speaks to the Iowa City Historic Preservation Commission on Thursday, Feb. 8. CREDIT ANNIE BARKALOW

Two historic buildings on E. Bloomington St. in Iowa City are the targets for historic landmark designation in an effort to preserve the city’s history, although the owner says doing so will make them difficult to market. On Thursday, Feb. 8, approximately 40 people filled the Iowa City city hall to weigh in on the […]

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