Wherry Block

1600-1602 6th Ave.
Des Moines, Iowa

Historic Document

Wherry Block is located in Polk County, Iowa certified as a historic location on Thursday October 22, 1998. This location is a protected historic place because of historical significance relating to Commerce/Trade, Domestic, more specifically a Specialty Store, Multiple Dwelling. Wherry Block was nominated by as a historic location by State Government based on Event, Architecture/Engineering and its significance in Community Planning And Development, Architecture.

Wherry Block Information

Other Name: Towards a Greater Des Moines MPS
Other Name: Wherry's Hall;Scruby Brothers Grocery;Scruby's Grocery Store
Ownership Type: Private
Type of Resource: Building
Historically Significant Years Associated With This Location: 1887
Level of Governmental Significance: Local
Architect, builder, or engineer: Wherry, S.C.
Restricted Archeological Site: Not Listed as a Restricted Site

Wherry Block Size Data

Acres occupied by this site: 9
Number of historically contributing buildings: 1
Number of historically contributing sites: 0
Number of historically contributing structures: 0
Number of historically contributing objects: 0
Number of noncontributing buildings: 0
Number of noncontributing sites: 0
Number of noncontributing structures: 0
Number of noncontributing objects: 0
Related Sections:
Des Moines Historic Locations Polk County Historic Locations Iowa Historic Locations