BROADWAY HISTORIC DISTRICT
National Register of Historic Places
Rock Island, Illinois
IN THE NEWS
Rain Gardens Benefit Owners, Communty, and Environment Alike
October 14, 2020
Mark and Elizabeth Tanner have four rain gardens on their 22nd Street property. These unique and beautiful gardens have
Mark and Elizabeth Tanner have accentuated their beautiful brick bungalow on 22nd St. with four rain gardens. Rain gardens are a unique and elegant solution to water management that benefit the environment by reducing flooding, absorb pollutants, regenerating ground water tables, cleansing storm water, and sustain wildlife. Thanks to the Rain Gardens for Rock Island Program the city will reimburse citizens at the rate of $4 per square foot up to $3000 per project. Mik Holgersson of Vismark, Inc. estimated, designed, and built all four water gardens for the Tanners and he can help you too.
June 25, 2017
Neighborhood residents pitched in to remove rubbish from the streets.
December 11, 2016
On a snowy Sunday evening, neighbors from Broadway's Historic District carried on a 19th Century tradition to spread Christmas cheer in song.
October 15, 2016
Residents from Broadway teamed up with Augustana students to pick up trash from the streets and alleys in Broadway and downtown Rock Island.