Moline, Illinois

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on July 21, 2008 around 6:00A.M. '''Heritage:''' This neighborhood lies to the south of the big box retail of John Deere Road between 41st Street and 53rd Street. It is bounded to the south by the Rock River. A mile to the east of Heritage lies the Green Valley Sports Complex, home to the city's largest complex of baseball, softball, and soccer fields. Just south of the neighborhood on the north bank of the Rock River is Old Green Valley Park with a scenic view of the river and two boat ramps. Heritage homes were built between 1960 and 1980 and consist of ranch, split, and trilevel homes. With its position on the southern fringe of the city it is among the quieter neighborhoods in the city. In this neighborhood there is a grade school, several churches, and a dental office. '''Deerview Walton Hills:''' Deerview is one of the newest neighborhoods in the city, with a majority of homes built in the 1980s or later. Many of the homes in the Walton Hills addition have been built in the first decade of the 21st century and have typically adopted traditional suburban styles. Next to Walton Hills lies Millennium Park, the city's newest park, which is jointly maintained with East Moline. Landmarks . Quad Cities to LaSalle–Peru U.S. Route 6 crosses the I-74 Bridge from Bettendorf, Iowa south into Moline (Moline, Illinois), concurrent (Concurrency (road)) with Interstate 74. It remains with Interstate 74 for 5 miles (8 km) until the intersection with Interstate 280 (Interstate 280 (Illinois-Iowa)) south of the Rock River (Rock River (Mississippi River)). U.S. 6 then turns east at the Quad Cities International Airport. It intersects Interstate 80 as it leaves the Quad Cities area, and closely parallels I-80 for the rest of its length in Illinois.


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neighborhoods, with many of its homes built for the workers of John Deere. Several neighborhood homes were built between the 20th century and 1930s and were owned by prominent business leaders. Riverside Park, which gives the neighborhood its name, contains several baseball fields, a pond, two cemeteries, and the Riverside Aquatic Center, a pool with water slides and fountains. '''Forest Hill:''' This neighborhood, centered along 27th Street between 12th and 23rd Avenues, is one of the many solely


football professional

a league due to the af2 ceasing operations, but are a candidate to join the new Arena Football 1 or the rival Indoor Football League in the future. From 2007–2009, the arena was home to a minor league hockey team


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mi km west of Chicago and approximately north-west of Springfield, Illinois. Moline and its neighboring communities within the Quad Cities form the largest urban area along the Mississippi River between Minneapolis to the north and St. Louis to the south, and are located approximately halfway between them. The area is served by four interstate highways: Interstate 74 (which runs directly through Moline, bisecting it in roughly equal halves), Interstate

the further growth and diversification of the region. Moline emerged as a retail, transportation, and cultural hub on the Illinois side of the river. The first metropolitan airfield, the Moline Airport, opened in 1926 and later provided commercial air service to Chicago and St. Louis. Roba, p. 123. With federal funds from the Works Progress Administration, the Iowa-Illinois Memorial Bridge (I-74 Bridge), a single-span, two-lane highway bridge built for automotive traffic


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is located in Moline, as is the headquarters of Kone in the United States, Quad City International Airport, Niabi Zoo, Black Hawk College, and the Quad Cities campus of Western Illinois University-Quad Cities. Moline is a retail hub for the Illinois Quad Cities, as Southpark Mall (Southpark Mall (Moline, Illinois)) and numerous big-box shopping plazas are located in the city. In the mid-1990s, the city undertook major efforts to revitalize its Moline Downtown


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was generally an orderly affair. The street grid remained a set of rectangular blocks, and though no zoning commission or local authority directly oversaw construction, the unwritten code of carpenters, masons, and citizens kept the city a well-planned place. Temperance (Temperance movement) societies and lyceums joined other reform movements and social organizations in prominence within the community. William Roba, ''The River and the Prairie: A History of the Quad-Cities

as a city under a mayor aldermanic form of government on April 21, 1872, and John Deere, the longtime resident and entrepreneur, was defeated by Daniel Wheelock, a newcomer, for the first mayorship. Roba, p. 86. Belgian and Swedish immigrants began arriving in a huge influx, settling into a neighborhood on the bluffs in the southwestern part of the city. Belgian immigrants came predominantly to work in the fledgling auto industry in Moline, Velie Motor Corporation Velie

Times'', Davenport, Iowa, Feb. 22, 1976, p. 2D. The widespread prosperity attracted wave upon wave of immigrants, and Moline's immigrant workers often sent for their extended families in the Old Country to join them in America. The 1910 census showed the Tri-Cities metro area to have the second highest per-capita income in the United States. Roba, p. 97. By the 1920s and 1930s, the appearance of East Moline in Illinois and Bettendorf in Iowa reflected


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County Regional Airport ) * Moline (Moline, Illinois) (Quad City International Airport) * Peoria (Peoria, Illinois) (Greater Peoria Regional Airport) birth_date birth_place Moline, Illinois, U.S. (United States) death_date Life and career Berry was born in Moline (Moline, Illinois), Illinois. http: www.nndb.com people 946 000050796 He made his television debut on Arlene Francis


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. Quad Cities to LaSalle–Peru U.S. Route 6 crosses the I-74 Bridge from Bettendorf, Iowa south into Moline (Moline, Illinois), concurrent (Concurrency (road)) with Interstate 74. It remains with Interstate 74 for 5 miles (8 km) until the intersection with Interstate 280 (Interstate 280 (Illinois-Iowa)) south of the Rock River (Rock River (Mississippi River)). U.S. 6 then turns east at the Quad Cities International Airport. It intersects Interstate 80 as it leaves the Quad Cities area, and closely parallels I-80 for the rest of its length in Illinois.


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to the audience for not being able to deliver the encore performance. A physician examined Spears and indicated that it was not related to a previous knee injury in 1999 during a dance rehearsal.


sports football

a league due to the af2 ceasing operations, but are a candidate to join the new Arena Football 1 or the rival Indoor Football League in the future. From 2007–2009, the arena was home to a minor league hockey team

Moline, Illinois

'''Moline''' ( ) is a city located in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States, with a population of 43,977 in 2010. url http: www.census.gov geo www gazetteer files 2010_place_list_17.txt title 2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois publisher United States Census accessdate 2012-10-13 Moline is one of the Quad Cities, along with neighboring East Moline (East Moline, Illinois) and Rock Island (Rock Island, Illinois) in Illinois and the cities of Davenport (Davenport, Iowa) and Bettendorf (Bettendorf, Iowa) in Iowa. The Quad Cities has a population estimate of 381,342. The city is the ninth-most populated city in Illinois outside of the Chicago Metropolitan Area. The corporate headquarters (John Deere World Headquarters) of Deere & Company is located in Moline, as is the headquarters of Kone in the United States, Quad City International Airport, Niabi Zoo, Black Hawk College, and the Quad Cities campus of Western Illinois University-Quad Cities. Moline is a retail hub for the Illinois Quad Cities, as Southpark Mall (Southpark Mall (Moline, Illinois)) and numerous big-box shopping plazas are located in the city.

In the mid-1990s, the city undertook major efforts to revitalize its central business district (Moline Downtown Commercial Historic District), which had declined after suburban growth and retail changes after the 1950s and 1960s. Today, Moline's downtown again serves as one of the civic and recreational hubs of the Quad Cities; many events take place at the 12,000-seat i wireless Center (formerly known as The MARK of the Quad Cities) and at John Deere Commons. Downtown Moline features hotels such as Radisson (Radisson Hotels) and Stoney Creek Inn, and commercial areas such as Bass Street Landing and the historic 5th Avenue.

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