October Updates: City Council to Review Draft Design Guidelines on 11/7

Hello Historic West Des Moines: Happy Halloween! A few updates to share as we wrap-up October, un-wrap candy, and head into November festivities including Sip & Shop and Jingle in the Junction ... On Monday, September 26th the Planning and Zoning Commission met to review the Full Draft of the Historic West Des Moines Design … Continue reading October Updates: City Council to Review Draft Design Guidelines on 11/7

September Updates: Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting 9/26 to Review Draft Design Guidelines

Hello Historic West Des Moines: Happy Fall! The Master Planning Team has been hard at work these past few weeks compiling the recommended Draft Design Guidelines for Historic West Des Moines. The Full Draft is near completion and includes 5 Chapters in total focusing on the (1) Valley Junction Historic Business District (previously reviewed and … Continue reading September Updates: Planning & Zoning Commission Meeting 9/26 to Review Draft Design Guidelines

SignUp Valley Junction Program Launches! Apply Today…

Calling local businesses, artists, designers, creatives, and fabricators: The SignUp Valley Junction Program has officially launched! Are you a business in the 100-500 blocks along and between Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Streets??? Keep reading! About SignUp SignUp Valley Junction is a collaboration among the Historic Valley Junction Foundation, the City of West Des Moines, and … Continue reading SignUp Valley Junction Program Launches! Apply Today…

Draft Commercial Design Guidelines: Committee Meeting 7/20 to Review

Good morning, Historic West Des Moines! Friendly reminder that our next steering committee meeting will be taking place tomorrow, Wednesday, July 20th at 4:30pm, with virtual and in-person participation welcome. The primary focus of this meeting will be on reviewing the Draft Guidelines for the Commercial District, which include existing commercial areas located along Grand Avenue and … Continue reading Draft Commercial Design Guidelines: Committee Meeting 7/20 to Review

July Updates: Mixed Industrial Receives Committee Recommendation, 7/20 Meeting on Draft Commercial Guidelines

Hello Historic West Des Moines! Our next steering committee meeting will be taking place next week on Wednesday, July 20th at 4:30pm, with virtual and in-person participation welcome. For the latest information on meeting dates, times and virtual access details please visit the Meetings page on the project website or take a peek at the … Continue reading July Updates: Mixed Industrial Receives Committee Recommendation, 7/20 Meeting on Draft Commercial Guidelines

Committee Meeting 6/29: Review Draft Guidelines for Mixed Industrial District

Wednesday June 29th, 2022 · Steering Committee Meeting to Review Draft Design Guidelines for the Mixed Industrial District The Mixed Industrial District, which lies both north and south of Railroad Avenue (see areas highlighted in light blue and labeled “MI” on this map – click here) is a unique area that emerged as a focal point … Continue reading Committee Meeting 6/29: Review Draft Guidelines for Mixed Industrial District