Mixed-Use Tower Approved in Des Moines

Image from Mandelbaum Properties

City leaders in Des Moines, Iowa, have approved plans for a 32-story mixed-use building downtown, marking the most significant change to the Iowa capital’s skyline since the EMC Tower was built in 1997, weareiowa.com reported. Called The Fifth and located at Fifth and Walnut streets, the building is a project of local developer Mandelbaum Properties, and will include 200 condominiums, a movie theater, an indoor climbing wall, a jazz club, a daycare center and office space. Approximately US$107 million is being invested, and the project is projected to open in 2019.

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