Tag: Belle Plaine

Herring Hotel Update

2016 Most Endangered Property Designee Update Herring Hotel, Belle Plaine Submitted by Kristine Pope, Herring Hotel Building Alliance (HHBA) The last year (really two) have been a huge success for the Herring Hotel project. Little work has been done to the structure, yet we feel confident that this will be changing very soon. Through educational… Read more »

Endangered: Herring Hotel, Belle Plaine

Preservation Iowa’s 2016 Most Endangered Buildings: Herring Hotel (Belle Plaine, Benton Co.) The Herring Hotel was built in 1900 and expanded to 3 stories in 1912. An addition was added in 1922. It was listed on the National Register in 2008. Dubbed as “The Swellest Little Hotel in Iowa” it was popular for both prominent and common guests…. Read more »