The LAB - Heart Of America Group

Coming to the East Village in downtown Des Moines, The Lab will be within walking distance from eclectic shopping, restaurants, bars, breweries, coffee shops and several other attractions including the Iowa Cubs Stadium and the new Lauridsen Skatepark – the nation’s largest skatepark.


Year Concept Started



About 2,000

Square Footage

Community Amenities

  • Pool with Capitol views
  • Sundeck featuring gas grills
  • Pool access community room & community kitchen
  • Private work room
  • Fully-equipped fitness center
  • Private fitness studio
  • 24/7 package delivery room
  • Bike storage and repair room
  • Tenant storage units
  • Dog park
  • Dog spa

Apartment Amenities

  • 9-foot ceilings
  • Private patios & balconies
  • Downtown & Capitol views
  • Walk-in closets
  • Open concept floor plans
  • In-unit washer & dryer
Title Address Description
East Village, Des Moines
317 E 6th St, Des Moines, IA 50309, USA317 East 6th Street
Des Moines, Iowa

About Heart Of America

Starting with one, 100-seat restaurant in 1978, Heart of America Group has grown to include a portfolio of award-winning owned and operated restaurants, hotels and commercial developments. Noteworthy brands developed and operated by Heart of America Group include the Machine Shed Restaurant, Johnny’s Italian Steakhouse, The Republic on Grand, Hotel Renovo, Wildwood Lodge, Thunder Bay Grille, and The J Bar. We pride ourselves in building long-lasting properties that bring value to the consumer and to the communities in which we build.


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