Art, History & Culture

The Des Moines West Side boasts some of Central Iowa's iconic historic and cultural locations

Welcome to the West Side!

Terrace Hill - Iowa's Governor's Home

The Des Moines West Side is home to some of Central Iowa's richest destinations for art, history and culture.  Watch for more highlights as we add more to this feature of our website.

Below are just a few highlights:

The Des Moines Art Center

Terrace Hill - Iowa Governor's Home

The Des Moines Community Playhouse

The Salisbury House and Gardens

Old Main at Drake University

The Chamberlain House at Wesley Acres

Roosevelt Shopping Center

The Avenues of Ingersoll & Grand

South Facade Spring
Salisbury House & Gardens
JCP Drake
Old Main at Drake University
Des Moines Art Center
Des Moines Art Center