Where is the East Village?
The Historic East Village is within the east side of downtown Des Moines, east of the Des Moines River on the hill of the Iowa Capitol building.The East Village business district can be easily accessed by exiting I-235 at E. 6th Street and heading south two blocks.
What is Historic East Village, Inc.?
Historic East Village, Inc. is organized under the provisions of the Iowa Non-Profit Corporation Act, and, as a result of its status as a Section 501(c)(3) corporation under the United States Internal Revenue Code, operates exclusively for charitable and educational purposes within the meaning of Section 501(c)(3).
Our mission is “to lead the preservation, support and development of the East Village community.”
Our vision is to create a thriving, energized, self-sustaining association that assures East Village is an eclectic, diverse, beautiful, unique and prosperous, welcoming community.
For general inquiries, please email us at email@example.com.
Meet our volunteer board members:
Josh Garrett - Board President
President@EastVillageDesMoines.com, Jett and Monkey’s Dog Shoppe
Travis Etchison - Board Vice President
Cassie Sampson - Board Secretary
Secretary@EastVillageDesMoines.com, East Village Spa
Nancy Wilson - Board Treasurer
Treasurer@EastVillageDesMoines.com, House of Bricks and The Rooftop
Bob “Mongo” Eikleberry
The Blazing Saddle
What has HEV been up to lately?
The Historic East Village Board has been busy with historic preservation, beautification, social, and fundraising events. The board enhances communication between area retail businesses, keeps residents and business owners informed with a monthly newsletter, and organizes great events such as Jazz in July, Holiday Promenade and Charitable fundraisers for other organizations.
Your contributions are vital to the success of Historic East Village. Please consider a tax-deductible donation (consult your tax advisory) or sponsorship today. You can become a member of the Historic East Village by completing the attached form and mailing it to the address on the form!