Who We Are


The Salvage Barn, operated by Friends of Historic Preservation, preserves historic architectural items and keeps priceless materials out of the landfill. It serves as a source for homeowners to find historically appropriate and ecologically friendly parts.

Saving Tate


Read up on our efforts to save one of Iowa City's most historically significant - and endangered - houses.


Members Only Tour: Plum Grove


Members of FHP are invited to an exclusive tour of Plum Grove! Come meet fellow preservationists and learn about the home and gardens of Iowa’s first governor. Following the tour is “Taste of the Heritage Garden,” where folks can try 19th century recipes.