36 photos: Take a tour of Terrace Hill, celebrating its 150th anniversary

36 photos: Take a tour of Terrace Hill, celebrating its 150th anniversary

When Terrace Hill was completed in 1869, it was Des Moines’ tallest home owned by its wealthiest man. Today it is a stunning reminder of Victorian Second Empire architecture, with the 18,000-square foot building serving both as the official governor’s residence and as a National Historic Landmark.

You can learn more about Terrace Hill here.

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