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West End Salvage, Season 2 on DIY!

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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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Closed Labor Day


In observance of Labor Day we will be closed on Monday, September 5! Make sure to stop by either location to see the unique items that Don continues to find! West End Salvage: Downtown 22 9th ST Des Moines, IA 50309 M-F: 8-5 Sat: 9-4 Sun: 12-4 West End Salvage: West Glen Town Center 5525 […]

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Raffle At West End! Win a $50 or $100 Gift Card!


Stop into either of our locations over the weekend to enter to win a $50 or a $100 gift card to West End Architectural Salvage! We are looking forward to seeing everyone during our open house at our West Glen Town Center location. 20% off EVERYTHING at BOTH locations as well! West End Architectural Salvage […]

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West Glen and Downtown Open House August 25, 26, & 27!


If you have not checked out our new location in West Glen Town Center this is your chance! We are having Our OPEN HOUSE the last weekend of August with 20% off EVERYTHING (except apparel and jewelry) at BOTH locations. We are extending our hours at West Glen on Friday August 26th until 7pm. West Glen […]

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Closed in Celebration of Independence Day!

  West End Architectural Salvage will be closed in recognition of Independence Day on Monday July 4th! We hope anyone traveling through over the weekend is able to visit our Downtown location as well as our West Glen Town Center location. We will reopen on Tuesday July 5th for normal business hours. West End Architectural […]

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Closed Father’s Day!

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West End Salvage will be closed on Sunday June 19th for Father’s Day! We will reopen for normal business hours on Monday the 20th from 8-5! Make sure to swing by our West Glenn location to check out this cool unique retail space! We always switch up our inventory every week! West End Salvage West Glenn […]

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Closed Memorial Day!


We will be closed in recognition of Memorial Day on Monday, May 30th! Make sure if you’re traveling through to stop in to see us over the weekend! Also remember to stop by our new West Glenn location, which will be open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 10-5! Downtown Location 22 9th St Des Moines, IA […]

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Closed on Mother’s Day!!

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  To celebrate all of the mothers here at West End Salvage we are closing down the store on Sunday May 8th! Make sure to visit us during our normal business hours and purchase your mother a unique find from this one of a kind store! Enjoy the day with all the lovely mothers out […]

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20% OFF EVERYTHING During Iowa’s Junk Jubilee April 29, 30, & May 1!

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Come check out the LOCAL biannual show over at the Iowa State Fairgrounds in the Varied Industries Building! Our two carpenters, Rex and Justin, will be down at the show selling away Dons’ one of a kind items and talking to anyone who is interested in our custom furniture! Make sure to stop down to our home […]

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Don at Junk Bonanza Minneapolis April 21-23!

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Don is back out on the road again this lovely spring! He will be loading up the truck for a trip to Shakopee, Minnesota to the annual Junk Bonanza on April 21-23! If you are traveling through the mid-west or you reside in the area don’t miss out on this event! Our booth will have all […]

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New Location in the West Glen Town Center!

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The time has come when Don has decided to expand his glorious 50,000 sq. ft. warehouse west, all the way to West Des Moines at the West Glen Town Center! We will be opening on Thursday April 7th from 10-5 and continue on the 8th and 9th from 10-5! Our retail location will have many […]

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