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Old 03-23-2016, 07:01 AM
 
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Is that the zoo that has like 4 animals

The zoo closed down several years ago. Bever Park is beautiful and is one of the oldest parks in Cedar Rapids. The Bever area includes neighborhoods with beautiful old homes/mansions and also an area that is very low income with crime, but you are making a vast generalization of the area when you refer to it as the "ghetto."
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Old 03-23-2016, 07:02 AM
 
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No, Bever Park is not only a zoo but a section of the city, as in the Bever Park neighborhood.
I mentioned Bever Park as a response to your "..anything with a Bever in the name.." ghetto comment.
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Old 04-04-2016, 02:43 PM
 
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Thanks for yalls input and suggestions. Yes, we have been looking in Marion and the Bowman woods area. I absolutely HATE the split entry way homes in Bowman Woods. Lol I love my French Country home we are selling and wish there were houses that looked like our up there. Lol. I would even settle for a ranch ( another style I despise) if we could add a big porch. Trying to talk hubby into just having a home built, a craftsman, now finding a spot is turning out challenging. We definitely want to be in the Linn Mar school district. Our school district here in Atoka, TN is AAA+ and has been rated the highest in the area for the last 4 years. Cannot justify moving my kids from that kind of school system to a school rated as a C or D. Thanks also for the Bever and Grande area info. I love the houses but they are not worth putting up with the crime and bad influences involved.
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Old 04-13-2016, 08:25 PM
 
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Bowman woods has tons of 2 stories. I hate split levels too.
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