Plans Announced for 21c Des Moines

Mandelbaum Properties and 21c Museum Hotels have announced a partnership to bring the award-winning boutique hotel and contemporary art museum to downtown Des Moines – a focal point for their mixed-use project, The Fifth, slated for completion in 2022.  In addition to 21c, the mixed use project will offer 209 luxury apartments, a dine-in movie theater, curated retail space, and a public parking garage.

21c Museum Hotel will bring a new kind of cultural and travel experience to Des Moines with innovative, contemporary art and genuine hospitality.  In line with 21c’s other properties, the museum will feature rotating exhibitions curated primarily from the 21c collection which includes painting, photography, film, performance, video and digital art.  The property will also feature large-scale and often interactive permanent installations in unexpected locations, surrounding visitors with art and ideas.

Other amenities include:

  • Free contemporary art museum, open 7 days a week, 365 days a year
  • 7,000 sq ft of exhibition space
  • 137 guest rooms
  • 40th Floor 2,600 sq ft 21c Suite
  • Chef-driven restaurant
  • Full-service spa
  • 24-Hour Fitness center with a dedicated yoga studio
  • Valet parking
  • Designed by Deborah Berke Partners