Photo Courtesy of  M. J. Rowe

4th & Walnut Looking West ca 1906

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born 1945
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1985
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Collection of The Kirkwood, Des Moines, Iowa
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41.586177, -93.622191
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Located in the lobby of 400 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA. on the south wall near the 4th Street entrance; 400 Walnut Street, Des Moines.

A mural painting by Doug Shelton is located in the lobby of the former Hotel Kirkwood, 400 Walnut St., Des Moines. The Hotel Kirkwood, built in 1930, is located in the heart of downtown Des Moines. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

 

Detail of "4th & Walnut, Looking West, ca. 1906" by Doug Shelton
Detail of “4th & Walnut, Looking West, ca. 1906” by Doug Shelton

 

Art Deco lobby of Kirkwood Hotel with Doug Sheldon painting in background
Art Deco lobby of Kirkwood Hotel with Doug Sheldon painting in background

 

Vintage postcard of the original Kirkwood Hotel before it was destroyed in a fire in 1929.
Vintage postcard of the original Kirkwood Hotel before it was destroyed in a fire in 1929.

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