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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 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.

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

     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 563-326-3290, email us ARS@GRGDAVENPORT.ORG or stop by!!

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

 Check out some of our latest donations & salvage!!

Gateway Redevelopment Group, Davenport, Iowa                                                                    website by Jack Haberman