Welcome to the Drake Neighborhood Association, located in the heart of
Des Moines, Iowa. Please take a few minutes to read more about us and our history. We would love to have you join the Association and sign up to volunteer.
About the Neighborhood

Minutes from downtown Des Moines, the Drake neighborhood offers beautiful turn-of-the-century homes, all in walking distance of coffee houses, locally owned restaurants and more.

About the DNA

Founded in 1979, the Drake Neighborhood Association is the second oldest and one of the largest neighborhood associations in Des Moines.

Neighborhood plan

The plan outlines a number of goals in the areas of housing, parks and trails, commercial development, infrastructure, marketing and communications.

2014 Home/Garden Tour

We’ve set the date for September 13 & 14, 2014!  We are in need of sponsors for the event, homes and gardens and volunteers.  This event


Save the date!  September 13 & 14, 2014.  Contact for details about showing your home, volunteering and sponsorships!

Click here for a visual tutorial of how to sign up or renew your membership. Database Tutorial

St. Catherine’s of Sienna will host a concert March 30 at 2:00 pm.  OPERA Iowa Troupe will perform an ‘arias’ program which includes the best of

Check out this special DNA offer from the Des Moines Community Playhouse!  Click the link for details.  DNA Tales