Savery Hotel

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Savery Hotel
Savery Hotel Des Moines.jpg
Savery Hotel is located in Iowa
Savery Hotel
Location 401 Locust St., Des Moines, Iowa
Coordinates 41°35′15″N 93°37′22″W / 41.58750°N 93.62278°W / 41.58750; -93.62278Coordinates: 41°35′15″N 93°37′22″W / 41.58750°N 93.62278°W / 41.58750; -93.62278
Built 1919
Architect H.L. Stevens & Co.
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 98001324 [1]
Added to NRHP November 5, 1998

The Savery Hotel,[2] now known as the Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel, is an historic building located in downtown Des Moines, Iowa, United States. The hotel is an eleven-story building that rises 140 feet (43 m) above the ground.[3] H.L. Stevens & Co. designed the 233-room hotel in the Colonial Revival style. Opened in 1919, the building was extensively renovated in 1999.[3] It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998.[1] In the Jane Smiley novel A Thousand Acres, Ginny and Ty spend their wedding night at the Savery Hotel.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ Hotel Website
  3. ^ a b "Renaissance Savery Hotel". emporis.com. Retrieved 2012-01-12.