• Season 2

    West End Salvage, Season 2 coming to DIY!

    For the last eight years, West End Architectural Salvage in Des Moines, Iowa has been stockpiling 50,000 square feet of reclaimed, recycled and salvaged materials taken from old homes, abandoned schools and turn-of-the-century churches. Now, owner Don Short and his team of designers, carpenters and craftsmen are repurposing their arsenal of antiques into cool custom […]

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    Jan. 24, 2015: INDULGE, A Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate Affair

    Indulge yourself in this opportunity to enjoy wines from around the world and pair them with artisan cheeses and chocolates. This year INDULGE will not be a sampling event and will pour full glasses of wine and offer ample servings of featured cheeses from The Cheese Shop and Hy-Vee and chocolates from Chocolaterie Stam. Each […]

  • Custom furniture

    Custom furniture!

    West End creates hundreds of amazing pieces of custom furniture every year. From tables and barstools to wine racks, headboards and much, much more – if you can imagine it, we can help you create it. Stop in or call us to talk with our crew about your idea. We can integrate something you already […]

  • West End Cafe

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    Our large cafe features FREE Wi-Fi in addition to a complete coffee bar with hot and cold espresso drinks, Italian sodas and fruit smoothies.

  • Events

    The Damnwells

    West End Architectural Salvage is more than just a store, it's a one-of-a-kind events center.

    Know first about our upcoming special events, parties and sales by frequenting our Facebook page.