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Rehabbers Club to Release ‘Endangered Buildings’ List

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DES MOINES, Iowa — The Des Moines Rehabbers Club will announce its annual list of Most Endangered Buildings in Des Moines Friday.

The club’s list adds up the metro’s top historic but forgotten structures. Rehabbers will then work together to either save, renovate, or preserve the buildings.

The most recent project to make headlines from the list was the downtown YMCA. Rehabbers lost their fight to save it.

Last Sunday crews imploded the abandoned building, making way for new construction.