Cedar Rapids to finalize sale of fire house to Coe College

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Coe College students could be living in a fire house a year from now.

The City Council this week will finalize a development agreement with Coe to permit the college to purchase the city’s district fire house at 1424 B Ave. NE next to the Coe campus on a block most of which is now owned by the college.

The agreement calls for the college to pay $290,000 for the property, which is $10,000 more than the appraised value, according to the city.

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