Craft Your Environment

April 23, 2017



Showcasing the creations of artists and crafters whose work aligns with the Salvage Barn’s mission of keeping valuable materials out of the landfill.


Tool Library Grand Reopening

March 5-6, 2016



Come see and checkout our new tools in our expanded Tool Library.




Finials: A View of Downtown Iowa City

May 1, 2015



Learn how you can get a copy of this popular book about Downtown Iowa City's history!


DIY Salvaged Floor Collage

January 24, 2015



Create your very own wood collage at our first hands-on workshop! Practice using small nail guns and staplers.


Cottages on Dubuque

November 13, 2014



Three small cottages on South Dubuque Street are in danger of demolition. We need your help to save them! Attend the Planning and Zoning Commission meeting on November 20 at 7pm or write a letter to commissioners.


Preservation Preserves!

August 15, 2014



Learn how to preserve the taste of summer in our free upcoming workshop!

Space is limited! Reserve a spot now by calling (319) 351-1875 or emailing ...


DIY Rain Barrels!

July 25, 2014



After this rainy summer, learn about ways you can help reduce rainwater runoff by making your very own rain barrels! ...


Members Only Tour of Plum Grove and Taste of the Heritage Garden

July 11, 2014




We're inviting members of FHP to an exclusive tour of Plum Grove! Following the tour will be Taste of the Heritage Garden. Click for more details ...


Saving Tate

July 11, 2014




Read up on our efforts to save one of Iowa City's most historically significant - and endangered - houses. ...


Parade of Historic Homes

May 3, 2014




Our 7th Annual Parade of Historic Homes is next week! This year we're showcasing some of the oldest and grandest homes in the College Green neighborhood. ...


Craft Your Environment

April 21, 2014




Craft Your Environment on April 19 was a huge success! We saw some incredibly unique repurposed creations. ...


I'm Sure My Old House Just Needs a Hug

March 14, 2014




This window workshop is part of Iowa City's "Repair Fair." ...


PJ's Re-Creations Workshop

February 19, 2014




New free repurposing workshop! Join Peggy Jeffries as she demonstrates her work in giving new life to old items. ...


Salvaged Hardwood Floor Workshop

January 20, 2014




Mike Haverkamp is back for another fun, informative and free workshop. Here are the deets. ...


Salvage Art

January 15, 2014




Our very creative volunteer, Alex, made this awesome box out of used flooring. ...


Mixing It Up

January 3, 2014




This December, we rearranged the barn. Check out what we did! ...



2401 Scott Blvd

Iowa City, IA 52240


February Hours

Fri - Sat 9-5

 Hours may change weekly until March 2nd.