“Federal money for civic center possible” – 6/10/1976

Source: Rockford Register Star 6/10/1976



Rockford Exposition Authority Meets, Elects Charles Boettcher Chairman” Dec. 1969

Source:  Rockford Morning Star 12/17/1969


Swedish Historical Society – 1977

Historical Society

Source:  Rockford Register-Republic Nov. 1, 1977

Valkommen Plaza

Valkommen Plaza

” (Groundbreaking) Ceremonies set today for new highrise”

“This is an architect’s drawing of Valkommen Plaza, a housing project for the elderly to be constructed at the corner of 7th Street and 2nd Avenue.  There will be 171 units in the project and the cost is estimated at $5 million. U.S. Rep. John B. Anderson R-Ill., and Mayor Robert McGaw will preside at the groundbreaking ceremonies for the structure at 4 p.m. today.”

Source: Rockford Register Star March 14, 1980