Listings by StateHistoric DistrictsVacant / Not In Use
IOWA - Polk County - Vacant / Not In Use
Burnstein--Malin Grocery (added 1998 - - #98001277)
Also known as Malin's Kosher Delicatessen;Pickle Barrel Delicatessen;The P
1241 6th Ave. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Unknown
Area of Significance:
Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance:
1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade,Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling, Specialty Store
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use
Des Moines Rapid Transit Company Carbarn (added 1983 - - #78001249)
Also known as Des Moines Metropolitan Transit Authority Car Barn
24th and Ingersoll Ave. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Event
Area of Significance:
Transportation
Period of Significance:
1875-1899
Owner:
Local
Historic Function:
Transportation
Historic Sub-function:
Road-Related
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use
Des Moines Western Railway Freight House (added 2008 - - #08000682)
Also known as St. Paul & Des Moines Railroad Freight House
625 E. Court Ave. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Event
Area of Significance:
Transportation
Period of Significance:
1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Transportation
Historic Sub-function:
Rail-Related
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use, Work In Progress
Fort Des Moines Provisional Army Officer Training School (added 1974 - - #74000805)
Also known as Fort Des Moines Military Reservation
Fort Des Moines Military Reservation , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Event
Area of Significance:
Military, Black
Period of Significance:
1900-1924
Owner:
Mixed
Historic Function:
Defense
Historic Sub-function:
Fortification
Current Function:
Commerce/Trade, Defense, Government, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function:
Business, Fortification, Government Office
Haley, F.E., Double House (added 1998 - - #98001278)
Also known as Gordon Apartments
1233-1235 7th St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Smith & Gutterson
Architectural Style:
Colonial Revival
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1875-1899
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use
Hallett Flat--Rawson & Co. Apartment Building (added 2000 - - #00001456)
Also known as Arlington Apartments
1301-1307 Locust St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Hallett, George E., Proudfoot, Bird and Rawson
Architectural Style:
Colonial Revival, Chicago
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade,Domestic,Transportation
Historic Sub-function:
Multiple Dwelling, Road-Related, Specialty Store
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use
Hawkeye Insurance Company Building (added 1986 - - #86000874)
Also known as Hawkeye Building
209 Fourth St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Proudfoot,Bird & Rawson, Foster,William
Architectural Style:
Italianate
Area of Significance:
Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance:
1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function:
Business, Professional
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use
Hubbell Building (added 2004 - - #04000818)
904 Walnut St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Event
Area of Significance:
Commerce
Period of Significance:
1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function:
Business
Current Function:
Commerce/Trade, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function:
Business
Kromer Flats (added 1996 - - #96001151)
Also known as Drummond Apartments;The Drummond
1433--1439 6th Ave. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Liebbe,Nourse,& Rasmussen
Architectural Style:
Renaissance
Area of Significance:
Transportation, Community Planning And Development, Architecture
Period of Significance:
1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Single Dwelling
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use
Methodist Deaconess Institute--Esther Hall (added 2009 - - #09000067)
Also known as Bible Training School; Women's Foreign Missionary Society;
921 Pleasant St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Proudfoot, Bird and Rawson, Arthur Neumann and Sons
Architectural Style:
Colonial Revival
Area of Significance:
Religion, Social History, Education, Architecture
Period of Significance:
1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic,Education,Religion,Religion,Religion
Historic Sub-function:
Church Related Residence, Church School, Institutional Housing, Religious Structure, School
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use, Work In Progress
Murillo Flats (added 2009 - - #09000404)
Also known as McNamara Flats
605 16th St. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style:
Classical Revival
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Multiple Dwelling
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use
Northwestern Hotel (added 1984 - - #84001300)
321 E. Walnut , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer:
Proudfoot,Bird & Rawson
Architectural Style:
Renaissance
Area of Significance:
Architecture
Period of Significance:
1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Domestic
Historic Sub-function:
Hotel
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use
Sargent's Garage (added 1998 - - #98001276)
Also known as Robinson's Paint and Body Shop;Grand Spring Body and Paint C
510 College Ave. , Des Moines
Historic Significance:
Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style:
No Style Listed
Area of Significance:
Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance:
1900-1924
Owner:
Private
Historic Function:
Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function:
Specialty Store
Current Function:
Vacant/Not In Use
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
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
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
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
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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