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732 Gaines Street Davenport, IA 52802

Uniting community resources of volunteer service, professional expertise, and financial assets to save abandoned buildings in our neighborhood.


     Gateway Redevelopment Group (GRG), a 501 (c)(3) not-for-profit organization was formed by a group of neighbors with the desire to save the abandoned historic structures in Davenport’s Hamburg Historic District. Our first challenge was the Jipp home and grocery at the corner of 8th and Gaines. The Jipp serves not only as our office, but a place to tell the story of the Jipp's place in the Hamburg Historic District, the Neighborhood Resource Center, and the home of our  Architectural Rescue Shop

  Christian Jipp Home and Grocery ca 1868 photo circa 1880, courtesy of the Putnam Museum


The shop is used to sell, collect, preserve, restore, and display architectural items from other vintage houses being renovated or demolished in the Quad Cities.  The profits from the sale of these items are used to help in the restoration of this and other abandoned homes in our neighborhood.

Website updates: 12/4/16 sales, 11/29/16 Links Marion's papers, 11/12/16 sales, 11/11/16 Project Jipp  front porch, 11/5/16 sales, 11/2/16 CFGRB, 10/29/16 sales,

2016 Gold Coast tour is now in the record books with 920 tickets sold, six wonderful houses toured and rave reviews all the way around. The ARS had a chance to show off as well and had over $700 in sales.

2016 Gold Coast-Hamburg Historic District Davenport, Iowa
Home Tour Awesome Clausen!
The Homes of Architect F. G. “Fritz” Clausen
September 17, 2016; 10 am – 4 pm
September 18, 2016;12 pm – 4 pm

Click here for more details  Click here for August 17th news release

Coming to Davenport!!!!!!! Preserve Iowa Summit 2016 September 15-17, 2016 Our History. Our Future.
The Preserve Iowa Summit is the premier statewide annual conference for professionals and volunteers involved in historic preservation in Iowa. This years marks the 50th anniversary of the National Historic Preservation Act which has helped foster the strong preservation movement we enjoy today. Come to Davenport to learn, celebrate, and network! For more details go to


Added recent salvage at 2229 Adams

As of June 1st, 2016 the ARS will only be open on Saturdays from 10AM to 3 PM
 or by appointment call 563 326-3290

January 27, 2016 added Shed to project page

January 25, 2016 with a short break in the weather we finally got to do salvage at the Rock Island-Moline Depot

2016 Annual Meeting minutes Gateway Redevelopment Group - 2016 Annual Meeting 7 PM Thursday January 28, 2016  at 624 West 6th Street
Agenda: Election of the Board of Directors, Approval of 2015 minutes, 2015 Accomplishments, 2015 Financial review, 2016 Budget, 2016 Goals, Open discussion

GRG has established a Jipp Endowment Fund with the Community Foundation of the Great River Bend. Click here for more details.

     The Architectural Rescue Shop at the Jipp 

Now on Facebook too

 is open every  Saturday 10 AM to 3 PM or by appointment or chance,

please call, email us or stop by!!

 Check out some of our latest donations & salvage!!

Volunteer shop keepers please click here to check out needed staffing times.

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Gateway Redevelopment Group, Davenport, Iowa                                                                        website by Jack Haberman