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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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TWO DAYS OF INDULGE FOR 2016!!

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                      Come join us for 2 FUN nights of wine, cheese, and chocolate on January 22 & 23 from 6pm-9pm! This year we added another night so more people can join in on our party! We have hosted this event for many years and every […]

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Don Traveling to Kansas City THIS WEEKEND!

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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! First Friday and Saturday […]

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THURSDAY, FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: COME SEE DON AT JUNK BONANZA!!

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                    Don will once again be traveling up north to set up for Junk Bonanza in Shakopee, Minnesota! This event is a twice-a-year  gathering that provides a spot for purveyors and shoppers of vintage finds, beautiful antiques, and one-of-a-kind and artisan-repurposed pieces. The three-day, indoor events each offer best-of […]

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Closed on Labor Day

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In observance of Labor Day we will be closed. We hope everyone has a GREAT 3 Day weekend!! We will be here at the store Saturday from 9am-4pm and Sunday from 12pm- 4pm.

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Iowa’s Number One Most Unique Wedding Venue!

                    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 […]

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Hal In Albert Lea Last TWO Weekends of October!

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If you’re traveling up north for the Junk Bonanza make sure to stop to see Hal in Albert Lea, Minnesota at our West End pop-up show! The shop is 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 […]

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Come See the Guys in Kansas City THIS WEEKEND!

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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! First Friday and Saturday […]

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Interview with Bismark State College!

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/

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Uncorked JUNKMARKET: Spring Valley, Minnesota!

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 […]

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Food Truck Throwdown Extended Hours!!

              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 […]

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