Baker-Devotie-Hollingsworth Block

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Baker-Devotie-Hollingsworth Block
Baker-Devotie-Hollingsworth Block is located in Iowa
Baker-Devotie-Hollingsworth Block
Location 516-526 E Grand Ave., Des Moines, Iowa
Coordinates 41°35′27″N 93°36′37″W / 41.59083°N 93.61028°W / 41.59083; -93.61028Coordinates: 41°35′27″N 93°36′37″W / 41.59083°N 93.61028°W / 41.59083; -93.61028
Built 1878
Architectural style Italianate
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 07001358[1]
Added to NRHP November 14, 1978
Boundaries increased January 10, 2008

The Baker-Devotie-Hollingsworth Block, also known as the Studio Building, is an historic building located in the East Village of Des Moines, Iowa, United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. The boundaries for this property were expanded in 2008.[1]


The building was built in 1878 for George R. Baker.[2] It housed a variety business over the years. At the end on the 19th century it housed drug and grocery stores. After that it housed funeral parlors and furniture stores. The building is currently home to office and residential space.[2]

See also[edit]

The following are other buildings in the East Village that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places:


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b "History". East Village Des Moines. Retrieved 2012-01-12.