Des Moines Historic Locations

The following historic locations are located in Des Moines, Iowa. Please select a historic place in Des Moines to view detailed information including address information, historical signifiance, and much more.
Abraham Lincoln High School
2600 SW 9th St.
Des Moines, IA
School
Ainsworth, William W. and Elizabeth J., House
1310 7th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Andrews, Josiah, House
1128 27th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Ashby Manor Historic District
Roughly bounded by Beaver Ave. and Ashby Park
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Ayrshire Apartments
1815 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Multiple Dwelling
Bailey, William H. and Alice, House
1810 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Baker, C. H., Double House
1700--1702 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Multiple Dwelling
Bankers Trust Building
605 Locust St.
Des Moines, IA
Financial Institution
Bartlett, Walter M., Double House
1416-1418 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Multiple Dwelling
Bates Park Historic District
4th St. between Orchard and Clark Sts.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling, Outdoor Recreation
Baum, William A. and Etta, Cottage
1604 8th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Beeson, Byron A., House
1503 5th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Bell, Hill McClelland, House
1091 26th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Benham, F. A., House
716 19th. St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling, Secondary Structure
Boyd, Byron and Ivan, House
304 42nd St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Burnstein--Malin Grocery
1241 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Burns United Methodist Church
811 Crocker St.
Des Moines, IA
Religious Structure, Civic
Carpenter, James Sansom, House
3320 Kinsey Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Carter, Hussey and Curl Building
310 Walnut
Des Moines, IA
Case, Larnerd, House
3111 Easton Blvd.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Chaffee--Hunter House
1821 8th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Chautauqua Park Historic District
Roughly bounded by 16th St., Hickman Rd., and Chautauqua Pkwy.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Civic Center Historic District
Des Moines River, Center St. Dam to Scott Ave. Dam, including both banks
Des Moines, IA
Water-Related, Post Office, City Hall, Rail-Related, Park, Library
College Corner Commercial Historic Business District
Euclid Ave., between Second and Third Aves.
Des Moines, IA
Business, Organizational, Specialty Store, Financial Institution
Court Avenue Bridge
Court Ave. over Des Moines R.
Des Moines, IA
Road-Related
Crane Building
1440 Walnut
Des Moines, IA
Manufacturing Facility
Crawford House
2203 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling, Mortuary
Cummins, Albert Baird, House
2404 Forest Dr.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Darling, Jay Norwood and Genevieve Pendleton, House
2320 Terrace Rd.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Denny, Professor Charles O., House
1084 Twenty-fifth St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Des Moines Art Center
4700 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Museum, Auditorium, School
Des Moines Rapid Transit Company Carbarn
24th and Ingersoll Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Road-Related
Des Moines Saddlery Company Building
307--311 Court Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Manufacturing Facility
Drake University Campus Historic District
Roughly two blks. along University Ave. near Twenty-fifth St.
Des Moines, IA
Library
East High School
815 E. 13th St.
Des Moines, IA
School
Evans, Edward B. and Nettie E., House
1410 19th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Fire Station No. 4
1041 8th St.
Des Moines, IA
Fire Station
First Methodist Episcopal Church
10th and Pleasant Sts.
Des Moines, IA
Religious Structure
Fish and Game Pavilion and Aquarium
Iowa State Fairgrounds
Des Moines, IA
Fair
Fleming Building
218 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Business, Meeting Hall, Medical Business/Office, Professional, Clubhouse, Financial Institution, Specialty Store
Flynn Farm, Mansion, and Barn
2600 111th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling, Animal Facility, Storage
Fort Des Moines Provisional Army Officer Training School
Fort Des Moines Military Reservation
Des Moines, IA
Fortification
Franklin Apartments
1811 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling, Multiple Dwelling
Gabriel, Rees, House
1701 Pennsylvania Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Goddard Bungalow Court Historic District
1410-21 Goddard Court, 1232 14th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Goode, Lowry W., and Hattie N., First North Des Moines House
1813 7th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Grand View College (Old Main)
1200 Grandview Ave.
Des Moines, IA
College
Greek Orthodox Church of Saint George
1118 35th St.
Des Moines, IA
Religious Structure
Greenwood School
316 37th St.
Des Moines, IA
School
Haley, F.E., Double House
1233-1235 7th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Hallett Flat--Rawson & Co. Apartment Building
1301-1307 Locust St.
Des Moines, IA
Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store, Road-Related
Hatton, Dr. John B. and Anna M., House
1730 7th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Hawkeye Insurance Company Building
209 Fourth St.
Des Moines, IA
Professional, Business
Hayes, William B., House
1547 Arlington Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Hazen, Allen, Water Tower
4800 Hickman Rd.
Des Moines, IA
Water Works
Henshie--Briggs Row House
1106 High St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling, Multiple Dwelling
Herndon Hall
2000 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Herring Motor Car Company Building
110 W. 10th St.
Des Moines, IA
Specialty Store, Warehouse
Highland Park Historic Business District at Euclid and Sixth Avenues
Roghly jct. of Euclis Ave. and Sixth Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Financial Institution, Business, Specialty Store, Organizational, Restaurant, Department Store
Hohberger Building
502-506 E. Locust St.
Des Moines, IA
Business, Specialty Store, Clubhouse, Civic, Financial Institution, Department Store
Home Lodge No. 370 A F and A M
603, 605, 607, and 609 E. Locust St.
Des Moines, IA
Meeting Hall, Specialty Store
Home of Marshall's Horseradish
1546 2nd Place
Des Moines, IA
Processing, Single Dwelling
Homestead Building
303 Locust St.
Des Moines, IA
Hotel Fort Des Moines
10th and Walnut Sts.
Des Moines, IA
Hotel
Hotel Kirkwood
400 4th St. (400 Walnut St.)
Des Moines, IA
Hotel
Hubbell Building
904 Walnut St.
Des Moines, IA
Business
Ingersoll Place Plat Historic District
28th St., Linden and High Sts.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Iowa-Des Moines National Bank Building
520 Walnut St.
Des Moines, IA
Specialty Store, Financial Institution
Iowa State Capitol
Grand Ave. and E. 12th St.
Des Moines, IA
Capitol, Government Office
Iowa State Fair and Exposition Grounds Historic District
E. Thirtieth St. and Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Fair
Iowa State Historical Building
E. 12th and Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Government Office
James Callanan Junior High School
3010 Center St.
Des Moines, IA
School
Johnson, Capt. Nicholas W. and Emma, House
Jct. of 21st St. and University Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Johnstone, Dr. Anna E. and Andrew A., House
1810 8th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Keeler, Rev. R. W. and Fannie E., House
1430 10th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Kingman Place Historic District
27th to 31st Sts., Kingman Blvd., Rutland St. and Cottage Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Kirkham, Francis M., House
1026 Twenty-fourth St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Knotts, Nellie and Thomas, House
1021 Twenty-sixth St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Kromer Flats
1433--1439 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Lexington, The
1721 Pleasant St.
Des Moines, IA
Multiple Dwelling
Linden Heights Historic District
Foster Dr., Glenview Dr., Woodlawn, Park Hill Dr. W of SW 42nd St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling, Secondary Structure, Road-Related
Lord, Richard T. C., and William V. Wilcox House
2416 Kingman Blvd.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Mahnke House
2707 High St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Maine, The
1635 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Multiple Dwelling
Maish House
1623 Center St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Masonic Temple of Des Moines
1011 Locust St.
Des Moines, IA
Meeting Hall, Specialty Store, Business
Middlesex Plat Historic District
Center St. to Woodland Ave., 31st to 35th Sts.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Municipal Building
E. 1st and Locust Sts.
Des Moines, IA
Government Office
Naylor House
944 W. 9th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Newens Sanitary Dairy Historic District
2300-2312 University Ave., and 2225 University Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Processing, Single Dwelling
New Lawn, The
1245 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Secondary Structure
Norman Apartment Building
3103 University Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Northwestern Hotel
321 E. Walnut
Des Moines, IA
Hotel
Oaklands, The, Historic District
Oakland and Arlington Aves. between Franklin and College Aves.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Odenweller, F. F.--James P. and Nettie Morey House
1115 27th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Owl's Head Historic District
Ridge Rd., Forest Dr., 28th and 29th Sts.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Peak, George B., House
1080 22nd St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Perry and Brainard Block
1601 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Specialty Store, City Hall
Polk County Courthouse
6th and Mulberry Sts.
Des Moines, IA
Courthouse
Prospect Park Second Plat Historic District
Roughly along the Des Moines R. S to Franklin Ave., between 6th Ave. and 9th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling, Multiple Dwelling, Department Store, Park
Public Library of Des Moines
Locust St.
Des Moines, IA
Library
Reynolds, Anson O., House
1022 Twenty-sixth St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Riverview Park Plat Historic District
Arlington Ave. between Franklin and 6th Aves.
Des Moines, IA
Multiple Dwelling, Single Dwelling
Rollins, Ralph, House
2801 Fleur Dr.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Rumely--Des Moines Drug Company Building
110 SW. Fourth St.
Des Moines, IA
Warehouse
Saint John's Roman Catholic Church
1915 University Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Religious Structure
Salisbury House
4025 Tonawanda Dr.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling, Communications Facility, Garden
Sargent's Garage
510 College Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Specialty Store
Savery Hotel
401 Locust St.
Des Moines, IA
Hotel, Institutional Housing
Scheibe, Julius, Cottage
815 College Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Scottish Rite Consistory Building
6th Ave. and Park St.
Des Moines, IA
Clubhouse, Meeting Hall
Scott, Mary A. and Caleb D., House
1014 Twenty-sixth St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Seth Richards Commercial Block
300-310 Court Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Specialty Store
Sherman Hill Historic District
Roughly bounded by Woodland Ave., 19th, School, and 15th Sts.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling, Multiple Dwelling
Sherman, Hoyt, Place
1501 Woodland Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Museum, Single Dwelling, Civic, Auditorium
Sherman, Lampson P., House
1052 Twenty-sixth St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Simmons, John P., House
1113 27th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Sixth and Forest Historic District
Jct. of 6th and Forest Aves., NE and NW corners
Des Moines, IA
Specialty Store, Multiple Dwelling
Smouse, David W., Opportunity School
2820 Center St.
Des Moines, IA
School
Southeast Water Trough
SE 11th and Scott St.
Des Moines, IA
Public Works
Southwest Fifth St. Bridge
SW Fifth St. over Raccoon R.
Des Moines, IA
Road-Related
St. Ambrose Cathedral and Rectory
607 High St.
Des Moines, IA
Religious Structure, Church Related Residence
Standard Glass and Paint Company Building
112 10th St.
Des Moines, IA
Specialty Store, Warehouse
Stevenson, Samuel A. and Margaret, House
2940 Cottage Grove Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Stoner, Thomas I., House
1030 56th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Stuart, Dr. Richard and Paulina, House
1060 Twenty-fifth St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Studio Building
524 E. Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Specialty Store
Sylvan Theater Historic District
In Greenwood Park on W side of 45th St., 1 block S of jct. with Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Outdoor Recreation, Theater
Syndicate Block
501 E. Locust
Des Moines, IA
Business, Multiple Dwelling
Taft--West Warehouse
216-222 Court Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Warehouse
Teachout Building
500-502 E. Locust St.
Des Moines, IA
Business, Professional, Financial Institution, Medical Business/Office, Clubhouse
Terrace Hill
2300 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Terrace Hill
2300 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Theodore Roosevelt High School
4419 Center St.
Des Moines, IA
School
Trent--Beaver House
1802 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church
1548 8th St.
Des Moines, IA
Religious Structure
Turner, Susie P., Double House
1420-1422 8th St.
Des Moines, IA
Multiple Dwelling
Vail, Mrs. Marian D.--Prof. Charles Noyes Kinney House
1318 27th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Veneman's Bungalow Court Historic District
1101-115 Droukas Court, 1228, 1232 E. 12th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Wallace, Henry, House
756 16th St.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
Warfield, Pratt and Howell Company Warehouse
100 West Court Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Warehouse
Watkins, Augustus, Blacksmith Shop
2314 University Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Specialty Store
Weitz, Charles H. and Lena May, House
1424 5th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling, Warehouse
West Chester
3520 Grand Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling
West Ninth Streetcar Line Historic District
W. Ninth St. from University Ave. to Hickman Rd.
Des Moines, IA
Single Dwelling, Multiple Dwelling, College, Park, Rail-Related
Wherry Block
1600-1602 6th Ave.
Des Moines, IA
Specialty Store, Multiple Dwelling

 
 
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