Savery Hotel

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Savery Hotel
Savery Hotel Des Moines.jpg
Savery Hotel is located in Iowa
Savery Hotel
Savery Hotel is located in the US
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
NRHP Reference # 98001324 [1]
Added to NRHP November 5, 1998

The Savery Hotel,[2] now known as the Renaissance Des Moines Savery Hotel, is a 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 Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Hotel Website
  3. ^ a b "Renaissance Savery Hotel". emporis.com. Retrieved 2012-01-12.