Welcome to the Drake Neighborhood, one of the oldest, largest, and most diverse neighborhoods in Des Moines, Iowa. Please read more about us and our history here. We would love to have you join the association and sign up to volunteer.
Our Neighborhood Plan

We worked with neighbors and city, county, and business leaders to chart a course for revitalizing our neighborhood.

Our Association

Founded in 1979, the Drake Neighborhood Association is the second oldest neighborhood association in Des Moines.


See what the people who live, study, work, and play here love about the Drake Neighborhood: Video 1: An inside look at the Drake Neighborhood (3+