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 […]
We are honored to have won Skeffington Tuxedo’s most unique Iowa wedding venue! Our schedule books up quickly so make sure to plan ahead for our beautiful venue. Call anytime during our business hours to see if your date is available for your special day! Check […]
Come see Hal, Joe and Don in Albert Lea, Minnesota at our West End pop-up show! The event will be held at the Freeborn National Bank building located at 209 Broadway Ave; on the right side of the Interchange Wine & Coffee Bistro! This funky pop-up store will be open again on August 14-16 from 10-5 pm, August […]
The guys from Des Moines’ West End Architectural Salvage, as seen on HGTV and DIY networks, are bringing their funky, recycled, and up-cycled items to First Friday Weekends in Kansas City’s West Bottoms. Meet some of the guys that turn salvaged items into one of a kind treasures at Good JuJu! […]
Don recently was interviewed for the alumni of Bismark State College! After graduation Don has had many entrepreneurship’s throughout the years. In the interview he talks about his show on DIY Network, projects with installations, and college football! Watch his interview here: http://bismarckstate.edu/alumni/connection/salvage/
While we staff have decided to extend our hours for the Food Truck Throw Down this weekend, Don will be in Spring Valley, Minnesota for the Uncorked JUNKMARKET! If you will be in the area, make sure to check out his booth and his speeches throughout the event! The JUNKMARKET will be going on Friday […]
This Saturday, May 30th, Des Moines will be making history from 5pm-11pm! The first time event, Iowa Beverage Food Truck Throw Down, will be having over 10 food trucks competing to see who will be crowned as this years best tasting truck! The festivities will take place in the courtyard […]
Attention West End Salvage customers!!! We will be closed on May 25, 2015 for recognition of Memorial Day!! We will be reopened on Tuesday May 26,2015 at 8AM. We hope to see all the weekend travelers coming through the store throughout the week! Give us a call if you have any questions 515.243.4405
On Saturday March 28th we will be participating with other vintage shops in the area to promote local businesses! There will be in-store specials for participating businesses!
Our annual open house is November 14, 15, & 16! 25% off of all items except jewelry and sale items! We’ve extended our hours for the event on Friday the 14th until 8pm and also Saturday the 15th until 5pm! We look forward to seeing everyone over the weekend celebration!