Gov. Terry Branstad talks about his priorities for the upcoming legislative session to members of the Bettendorf Rotary Club as Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds talks to former Iowa state Sen. Maggie Tinsman in January 2012, at the Fortune Garden Restaurant in Bettendorf. The restaurant has closed and been demolished.
This was the original library at Villa Velie. It later became a dining room for the Plantation restaurant, and it now is a conference room for QCR Holdings, the parent company to Quad-City Bank & Trust.
The original mansion, Villa Velie, used this room as a sitting room. It became the main dining room during the Plantation years and now is used as the trust department for Quad-City Bank & Trust parent company, QCR Holding.
One of the elaborate fountains at Villa Velie, which later became the Plantation restaurant. Several other restaurants occupied the building over the years, and it now is home to QCR Holdings, the holding company for four banks, including Quad-City Bank & Trust.