633 N. Ripley


911 W. 7th Street

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  • Mission Statement

    We, as the Gold Coast & Hamburg Historic District Association, are dedicated to preserving the built heritage of Davenport's First Neighborhood. Additionally, we collect its histories providing context and understanding of the great importance of this district. Because all great neighborhoods are made up of people, families, and friends, we organize and sponsor events to bring people together, support the association, and become a more powerful voice within the community.

  • News and Events

    2016 Gold Coast Home Tour

    Awesome Clausen! The 2016 Gold Coast-Hamburg Historic District Home Tour September 17-18, 2016 F. G. “Fritz” Clausen was Davenport’s premiere architect during the last quarter of the 19th century and beyond. A young German immigrant, he arrived in the city in 1869. He begin working as a draftsman for...... More »

    Jipp Recognition! Love the Gold Coast!

    That Old House Smell Courtesy of The Quad City Times 2/21/16 I recognized the smell as soon as I opened the door of Architectural Rescue Shop at The Jipp. It’s the sweet, heavy smell of wood and dust and age. I’ve loved old houses long enough that the smell...... More »

    2014 High Tea A Tremendous Success!!!

    A record number of guests made our High Tea very successful!  According to Steve Andrews, event chair, over forty guests were comfortably seated in this spacious mansion.  Seats were sold out early with many placed on a wait list in hopes that a seat might become available. The courses...... More »

    He cuts our trees!

    For the past several years local tree cutter Alex Ploen has “adopted” the Gold Coast area. With trees dying and dead in the Gold Coast Park, Alex has donated his time and skills to taking down these damaged trees. Neighbors have watched and approved, and individuals have ended up...... More »

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