Fun update

The Fun Committee Presents: 1st Annual GCHHD Yard Games Day And Morning Breakfast There will be breakfast, a Quarterly Neighborhood Meeting, and lawn games. Join us for part or all of the morning’s events. We would love to spend time with you and your families. Location: The Castle 615- Ripley St. Home of Steve & […]

Fun Time

GCHHD Membership Meeting and Yard Games Event 🎉 The Fun Committee Presents: 1st Annual GCHHD Yard Games Day! Location: The Castle Day: August 12 Time: 9 AM Social 10 AM Quarterly Neighborhood Association Meeting (just a quick one) Yard Games to Follow!!! Please feel free to bring a breakfast dish to share! Outside we will […]

Hot Time!

Despite the over 90 degree heat, Craig fired up his 900 degree brick oven to cook 22 pizzas for over 50 gold coast neighbors and guests who supplied many different type salads, sweets and drinks. A good time was had by all! Thank you Craig and Marcia!

PIZZA

PIZZA PARTY Saturday, July 22nd 6PM Gracious Hosts & Pizza Chef: Craig & Marcia Canfield 723-Brown Street Craig & Marcia have an outdoor pizza oven that they built in their backyard. They will be our hosts and pizza chefs for the evening. As you can imagine, there are necessary preparations involved. If you plan to […]

Gold Coast Annual Summer Cookout Saturday, June 24th 5:00PM 714-West 6th Street (the home of Jeremy & Victoria Keninger) Brats, Burgers, Lemonade provided Please bring a dish to share Also, bring your lawn chair & favorite beverage (iced cooler space available) It is supposed to be a beautiful weekend See you there! 

Gold Coast Park Cleanup

CANCELED Due to unforeseen circumstances, the park cleanup event scheduled for Saturday, May 20th, has been CANCELED. Thank you, Terry Genz

Latest Schedule of events

June 24, 2017 – Neighborhood Summer Cookout. July 22, 2017 – Neighborhood Cocktails & Pizza Party. Aug 12, 2017 – General Meeting & Full Champagne Brunch. Aug 21, 2017 – Urban Plunge with St. Ambrose Freshman Students. Sept 17, 2017 – Annual Seafood/Shrimp Boil. Oct 21, 2017 – Neighborhood Progressive Dinner. Nov- Free Month. Dec-  TBD […]

Gold Coast Park

Come One, Come All! Gold Coast Park Mulching Ripley & 8th Street Saturday May 20, 2017 9am-10am We are planning to mulch the entire upper level of the Gold Coast Park this Saturday at 9:00am. If we have a good sized crew of friends & neighbors, this won’t take very long….maybe an hour or so. […]

Kids Pass

Hello Neighbors, Traditionally the “Gold Coast/ Hamburg Historic District Association” has made contributions to the city Kids Pass, a summer program that enables kids to have passes for swimming, museums, bus passes and other fun summer events. And the contributions we made have enabled many of the kids from Project Renewal to take advantage of […]

2016 Gold Coast Home Tour

Awesome Clausen! The 2016 Gold Coast-Hamburg Historic District Home Tour Clausen made his home in the Gold Coast. He designed both the residences and work places of his neighbors. The 2016 tour includes five Clausen-related buildings, including the architect’s residence, three homes and an apartment building. The structures were built between 1870 and 1906; the […]

Jipp Recognition! Love the Gold Coast!

That Old House Smell Courtesy of The Quad City Times 2/21/16 I recognized the smell as soon as I opened the door of Architectural Rescue Shop at The Jipp. It’s the sweet, heavy smell of wood and dust and age. I’ve loved old houses long enough that the smell is as familiar to me as […]

2014 High Tea A Tremendous Success!!!

A record number of guests made our High Tea very successful!  According to Steve Andrews, event chair, over forty guests were comfortably seated in this spacious mansion.  Seats were sold out early with many placed on a wait list in hopes that a seat might become available. The courses were served with efficiency and the […]

He cuts our trees!

For the past several years local tree cutter Alex Ploen has “adopted” the Gold Coast area. With trees dying and dead in the Gold Coast Park, Alex has donated his time and skills to taking down these damaged trees. Neighbors have watched and approved, and individuals have ended up hiring Alex for their own individual […]

Featured Homes for the 2014 Gold Coast Home Tour

The Gold Coast – Hamburg Historic District  Home Tour, held in September 2014 was the most successful in the history of this biannual recurring event.  Over 900 visitors came to the neighborhood and enjoyed a great tour that featured spectacular homes in a broad range of styles and ages.  The weather cooperated nicely and the beautiful day, […]

New Tree at Gold Coast Park

A red maple tree was planted at the Gold Coast Park June 27 by Aunt Rhodies Landscape Co. The new tree behind and to the left of the gazebo is a “sister” to a golden maple planted 2 years ago to the right of the gazebo. The funding for the tree came from GC-HHDA funding […]

Paint “glams up” Gold Coast houses

Through a Davenport city program, teens from across the nation descended on Davenport the week of June 23, 2013. The teens paid their own way to give of their time and talent to help qualified homeowners by painting their homes. These participating volunteers were housed at Smart Intermediate School. Paint for the project was provided […]

Overview Wins Award!!

Winners of the HGTV and Zillow.com Doory awards were announced June 5, 2013. The iconic “Overview Mansion” at 412 W. 6th St. in Davenport, Iowa and presently for sale, won in the “DIY Dream House” category of the contest. Alex Wolking, listing agent with Keller Williams, says the following: “The Doory Awards are a celebration […]

Davenport City Wide Newsletter

The City of Davenport has just launched a city-wide neighborhood newsletter in April 2013. The purpose of this newsletter is for neighborhoods to share their news and events with other neighborhoods. The newsletter will be published quarterly. To get more information or to submit an article to the newsletter, contact NEWsletter@ci.davenport.ia.us. You can read the […]

United Neighbors Awards Beautification Grants

United Neighbors has awarded two beautification grants for 2013 to the GC-HHDA. One of the awards is for annual planting in the Gold Coast Park. Along with many perennials that adorn the park, these annuals add color and beauty to this pocket park. The second grant is for the purchase and distribution of yard waste […]

Down Zoning 2013 Update

One of the major goals of the GC-HHDA in 2013 is down zoning, a change in city zoning regulations that will help bring homes back to their original single family status. Through the mid-1900’s, many homes were divided into any number of rental units. As families began to move back into the Gold Coast-Hamburg District, […]