Creston's Restored Depot
Creston's restored depot
was built in 1899, and was added to the National Register of
Historic Places in 1974 when it was restored as Creston's Municipal
Currently, the first floor houses the
Creston:Arts Gallery in the North room, the congregate
meal site on the East end and the Creston Model Railroad Club on the
West end. The hallway in between houses a collection from the
Leona Abbott estate of dolls depicting the Presidents and first
ladies of the USA from George Washington through Bill Clinton.
The second floor houses City offices and City
Council chambers. The Mayor, City Administrator, City Clerk,
and Accounting Manager's offices are on the South side, and the
Public Works Director, Building Inspector, and Public Works
Secretary's offices are on the North Side. The City Council
Chambers are on the North West side.
for a brief history of our restored depot.
here for the deed and easement from 1974.
Click here for the
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Creston is the growing hub city for
southwest Iowa. Creston is the largest city west of I-35 and south of I-80
in Iowa. Creston is the county seat of
Union County Iowa and boasts
of great features for a city of
(2010 census). Creston is home to
Regional Medical Center,
Community College (SWCC) and
Vista University (BVU)
who partners with SWCC to provide bachelor degree completion programs.
Creston has a strong manufacturing, retail and service base with great
Community Schools. This site is the official site for the City
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