West End on HGTV!


The West End Architectural Salvage crew is coming to your house! Beginning Feb. 14, 2013, a new series, “West End Salvage,” airs on HGTV every Thursday night. It’s a makeover show featuring the West End crew redesigning rooms for homeowners. Each makeover includes salvaged items and custom pieces made right in our warehouse. Check out […]

Posted in Featured, Video | 52 Responses

Second Season Application

Pie Town Casting 2

WHAT: Be a part of the West End’s Second Season, produced by Pie Town Productions! WHEN: Shooting will take place between June and August of 2014. HOW: Fill out the  CLIENT APPLICATION and make sure your personality shines through. You must live within a 30 mile radius from downtown Des Moines, Iowa. You’re encouraged to submit photos […]

Posted in Featured | Tagged , | Leave a comment

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 […]

Posted in Featured | 10 Responses

Jan. 18, 2014: INDULGE, A Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate Affair

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 […]

Posted in Events, Featured | Tagged | 14 Responses

Sep. 21, 2013: Cherry Street Market is back!


Celebrate the 8th anniversary of West End with the return of the wildly successful 3rd annual Cherry Street Market! Get in on the antiques, collectibles, vintage items, jewelry, food and entertainment from another wide selection of friends and vendors! MORE INFORMATION TO COME! Stay up to date through our Facebook and Twitter accounts! WHEN: September […]

Posted in Events | Tagged | Leave a comment

PRIME TIME: Premiere For ‘Salvage’ Show –
PRIME TIME: Premiere For ‘Salvage‘ Show
Last year we introduced you to Don Short and Hal Davis and their business, West End Architectural Salvage. At the time, they were being followed by an LA TV production crew, and now that series is ready to air. The business is centered around taking

Posted in News coverage | Comments closed

‘West End Salvage’ to debut on HGTV –

West End Salvage‘ to debut on HGTV
Tonight, downtown Des Moines’ West End Architectural Salvage, which turns reclaimed items into trendy, high-end home decor, goes national. The first of 13 episodes of “West End Salvage” debuts at 7 p.m. on the popular cable network HGTV, home to

Posted in News coverage | Comments closed

Hedrick residents to appear on TV – Fairfield Ledger (subscription)

Fairfield Ledger (subscription)
Hedrick residents to appear on TV
Fairfield Ledger (subscription)
Gary Smith and Sheri Locke, who live next door to one another near Hedrick, will appear in the series “West End Salvage,” which makes its debut on HGTV at 7 p.m. Thursday. The focus of the show is a Des Moines-business called “West End Architectural

Posted in News coverage | Comments closed

Downtown business to star in reality TV show – KCCI Des Moines

KCCI Des Moines
Downtown business to star in reality TV show
KCCI Des Moines
West End Architectural Salvage will make its network television debut next week. “We didn’t really ever have any aspirations for TV,” owner Don Short said. “You have to have a little personality, and I feel that West End, with all the crazies I have

Posted in News coverage | Comments closed

November 16 & 17, 2012: West End Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House 2012

WHAT Enjoy some wine and cheese while you shop for that hard-to-please person on your list (or for yourself!) with store-wide discounts on our one-of-a-kind merchandise! WHEN Fri. 8am to 5pm and Sat. 9am to 4pm November 16 & 17, 2012 WHERE West End Architectural Salvage 22 9th Street (corner of 9th & Cherry) Des […]

Posted in Events | 2 Responses
  • News Categories

  • News Archives