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West End Salvage, Season 2 coming to DIY!

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Watch the trailer for season 2 http://media.pietown.tv/_4Nv_DwBWfba99R ! 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 […]

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Closed for Memorial Day!

Memorial Day

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

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Vintage in the City!

Vintage in the City 2015

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!

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West End Salvage Annual Open House!

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!

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Jan. 17, 2015: INDULGE, A Wine, Cheese, and Chocolate Affair


Tickets are now available, 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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PRIME TIME: Premiere For ‘Salvage’ Show – WHOTV.com

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

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‘West End Salvage’ to debut on HGTV – DesMoinesRegister.com

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

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

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Hedrick residents to appear on TV
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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

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