The recording of the January 16 Iowa Files presentation is now available on our YouTube channel. You can watch it here.
Des Moines’ oldest neighborhood, Sherman Hill was named a historic district in 1979. Original residents, Hoyt Sherman and James Savery were contemporaries of the Jordan family, and the area is home to amazing architecture and a story of the journey from blight to beauty. Jack Porter shared stories and pictures documenting the before and after stories for this unique neighborhood.