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Dear Residents, Neighbors, Businesses, and Friends of Historic West Des Moines:

We have some important updates and exciting next steps to share regarding the Historic West Des Moines Master Plan Update. Please read on… and explore this site!

Project Website + Character Poll

The project website is live at www.historicwdm.com – this is the same URL used for the original master planning process that took place in 2016. Please visit, subscribe, and take the first poll on Community Character. This poll was adapted based on insights shared by our steering committee and we are seeking input from the entire community!

Subscribe for Email Updates

If you are receiving this via email, good news — you are already subscribed. If not, please enter your email in the field on the homepage or below and click subscribe. A verification email will be sent to confirm the email address provided; open and accept this email link to complete your subscription. If you were following the 2016 master plan project, there is a good chance you are already subscribed.

Save the Date: Workshop November 17th

A Community Workshop is planned for November 17th – location / time pending. We will share those details with you and send a newsletter via the website once confirmed.

Neighborhood Sessions + Focus Groups

In advance of the November workshop, we are connecting with resident organizations, stakeholders, businesses, and others to identify dates and times to meet with each group/individuals. 

Spread the Word

Get the word out! Please promote the project, website, poll, and upcoming workshop. We want to reach and hear from as many neighbors as possible.