About the Building

The 801 Grand Building was build constructed in 1991 and was designed by the architectural firm Hellmuth, Obata, and Kassabaum, Inc. of St. Louis, Missouri.

The building rises 44 stories above downtown Des Moines, reaching a height of 630 feet at it highest point. With a total of 920,000 gross square feet, 1,142 windows, and designed multiple architectural step-backs, the 801 Grand Building boast a higher number of corner offices per floor than you see in standard designs.