Opened as Cedar Rapids Paint, selling paint and supplies to retail clients and lumber yards.
Paul Phelan Sr. purchased the store from his father-in-law, Charles Schwinn.
Paul added wallcovering and picture framing into the product mix
Changed name to Cedar Rapids Paint & Design Studio
Changed our name to Phelan’s Interiors. With this name change came a new address at
728 3rd Avenue.
Phelan’s Corporate Interiors was established and quickly became the anchor of the business—which continues today.