Listings by StateHistoric DistrictsVacant / Not In Use
IOWA - Polk County
Syndicate Block (added 2001 - - #01001059)
Also known as McCoy Building
501 E. Locust , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Christy, William, Cady, T.H.
Architectural Style:
Renaissance
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1875-1899
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade,Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Business, Multiple Dwelling
Current Function:
Work In Progress
Taft--West Warehouse (added 2006 - - #06001162)
Also known as C.C. Taft Company Building;Plumb Supply Company;
216-222 Court Ave. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Vorse, Kraetsch, & Kraetsch
Architectural Style:
Early Commercial, Art Deco
Area of Significance:
Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance:
1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function:
Warehouse
Current Function:
Commerce/Trade, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function:
Professional
Teachout Building (added 1999 - - #99000491)
500-502 E. Locust St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering, Event, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Proudfoor, Bird and Rawson
Architectural Style:
Early Commercial
Historic Person:
Teachout, H.E.
Significant Year:
1912
Area of Significance:
Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance:
1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade,Health Care,Social
Historic Sub-function:
Business, Clubhouse, Financial Institution, Medical Business/Office, Professional
Current Function:
Work In Progress
Terrace Hill (added 2003 - - #03001036)
Also known as Iowa Governor's Mansion
2300 Grand Avenue , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Boyington, William W., Elletson, JT, Weidenmann, Jacob
Architectural Style:
Second Empire
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner:
State
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function:
Museum, Single Dwelling
Terrace Hill (added 1972 - - #72000480)
Also known as Hubbell Mansion
2300 Grand Ave. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Boyington,W.W.
Architectural Style:
Other
Historic Person:
Hubbell,F.M.,et al.
Significant Year:
1869, 1867
Area of Significance:
Architecture, Transportation
Period of Significance:
1850-1874
Owner:
State
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Domestic
Current Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Theodore Roosevelt High School (added 2002 - - #02001234)
4419 Center St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Proudfoot, Bird and Rawson
Architectural Style:
Tudor Revival
Area of Significance:
Architecture, Education
Period of Significance:
1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner:
Local
Historic Function:
Education
Historic Sub-function:
School
Current Function:
Education
Current Sub-function:
School
Trent--Beaver House (added 1996 - - #96001145)
1802 6th Ave. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Martin, John, Company
Architectural Style:
Prairie School
Area of Significance:
Transportation, Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance:
1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Domestic
Current Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Trier, Paul J. and Ida, House (added 1988 - - #88002148)
6880 N.W. Beaver Dr. , Johnston
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Smith,Paul, Wright,Frank Lloyd
Architectural Style:
Other
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1950-1974
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Domestic
Current Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church (added 1998 - - #98000380)
Also known as Trinity United Methodist Church;Trinity Church
1548 8th St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Proudfoot, Bird & Rawson
Architectural Style:
Classical Revival
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Religion
Historic Sub-function:
Religious Structure
Current Function:
Religion
Current Sub-function:
Religious Structure
Turner, Susie P., Double House (added 1998 - - #98001284)
1420-1422 8th St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
James Maine & sons Company
Architectural Style:
Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Multiple Dwelling
Current Function:
Domestic
Current Sub-function:
Multiple Dwelling
U.S. Post Office (added 1974 - - #74002323)
2nd and Walnut Sts. , Des Noines
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Taylor,James Knox
Architectural Style:
No Style Listed
Area of Significance:
Architecture, Communications
Period of Significance:
1900-1924
Owner:
Federal
Historic Function:
Government
Historic Sub-function:
Post Office
Current Function:
Government
Current Sub-function:
Post Office
Universalist Church (added 2005 - - #05000253)
420 4th St. , Mitchellville
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Mitchell, Thomas
Architectural Style:
Mid 19th Century Revival
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1850-1874
Owner:
Local
Historic Function:
Religion
Historic Sub-function:
Religious Structure
Current Function:
Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function:
Museum
Vail, Mrs. Marian D.--Prof. Charles Noyes Kinney House (added 1988 - - #88001340)
1318 27th St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Event
Area of Significance:
Education
Period of Significance:
1875-1899
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Domestic
Current Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Valley Junction-West Des Moines City Hall and Engine House (added 1983 - - #83000400)
137 5th St. , West Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Event
Area of Significance:
Politics/Government
Period of Significance:
1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Government
Historic Sub-function:
City Hall, Correctional Facility, Fire Station
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use
Veneman's Bungalow Court Historic District (added 2000 - - #00000929)
Also known as Droukas Court
1101-115 Droukas Court, 1228, 1232 E. 12th St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Veneman, Vernon and Eva
Architectural Style:
Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance:
Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance:
1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Domestic
Current Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Wallace, Henry, House (added 1993 - - #93000412)
Also known as Uncle Henry Wallace House;See Also:Sherman Hill Historic Dis
756 16th St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Person
Historic Person:
Wallace, Henry
Area of Significance:
Conservation, Agriculture, Communications
Period of Significance:
1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture, Social
Current Sub-function:
Business, Civic, Meeting Hall, Museum
Warfield, Pratt and Howell Company Warehouse (added 1985 - - #85001056)
Also known as 100 Court Avenue
100 West Court Ave. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Proudfoot & Bird
Architectural Style:
No Style Listed
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function:
Warehouse
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use
Watkins, Augustus, Blacksmith Shop (added 2003 - - #03000060)
2314 University Ave. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Person, Architecture/Engineering
Historic Person:
Watkins, Augustus "Gus",, Watkins, Effie
Significant Year:
1913, 1925, 1930
Area of Significance:
Black, Commerce
Period of Significance:
1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function:
Specialty Store
Current Function:
Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function:
Specialty Store
Weitz, Charles H. and Lena May, House (added 1998 - - #98001282)
1424 5th Ave. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Weitz, Charles H.
Architectural Style:
Colonial Revival
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade,Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling, Warehouse
Current Function:
Domestic
Current Sub-function:
Multiple Dwelling
West Chester (added 1984 - - #84001304)
Also known as D. S. Chamberlain House/Wesley Acres
3520 Grand Ave. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
RantouL,William George
Architectural Style:
Other
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Commerce/Trade, Health Care
Current Sub-function:
Sanatorium
West Ninth Streetcar Line Historic District (added 1998 - - #98000377)
Also known as Ninth Street Corridor;Ninth Street;9th Street;W. 9th St.
W. Ninth St. from University Ave. to Hickman Rd. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer:
et.al., Hallett & Rawson
Architectural Style:
Late Victorian, Late 19th And Early 20th Century American Movements, Late 19th And 20th Century Revivals
Area of Significance:
Transportation, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance:
1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner:
Local,Private
Historic Function:
Domestic,Education,Landscape,Transportation
Historic Sub-function:
College, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Rail-Related, Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Domestic, Government, Landscape, Transportation
Current Sub-function:
Correctional Facility, Fire Station, Multiple Dwelling, Park, Road-Related, Single Dwelling
Wherry Block (added 1998 - - #98001283)
Also known as Wherry's Hall;Scruby Brothers Grocery;Scruby's Grocery Store
1600-1602 6th Ave. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Wherry, S.C.
Architectural Style:
Late Victorian
Area of Significance:
Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance:
1875-1899
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade,Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use
Woodland Place Historic District (added 2000 - - #00000927)
Also known as Woodland Heights Neighborhood
25th to 27th St. to Woodland Ave. , De Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Taylor, Harry, Pharmer, Henry
Architectural Style:
Bungalow/Craftsman
Area of Significance:
Architecture, Community Planning And Development
Period of Significance:
1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner:
Local
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade,Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Youngerman Block (added 2009 - - #09000405)
Also known as Art Block
206-208 4th St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Foster, William, Youngerman, Conrad
Architectural Style:
Art Deco, Italianate
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1925-1949, 1875-1899
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function:
Specialty Store
Current Function:
Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function:
Hotel, Specialty Store
Younker Brothers Department Store (added 2010 - - #10000079)
713 Walnut St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Event
Area of Significance:
Commerce
Period of Significance:
1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function:
Department Store
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use

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