The Rock Island County Board has decided to demolish the county courthouse. The board voted 16-6 on Tuesday night to give the deed to the Public Building Commission. The commission is expected to use $1.6 million to tear down the courthouse and replace it with green space. The funds are part of the $28 million cost of building a new annex to the Justice Center.
The Great Quad Cities Listen is an attempt to collect and share our diverse stories. By doing so, we hope to build connections and create a more compassionate Quad Cities.
Examining the equity (and the lack thereof) in art museums. Produced in partnership with the Augustana Teaching Museum of Art and the Figge Art Museum.