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Neal Smith Federal Building

210 Walnut Street
Des Moines, IA 50309

For facility-related questions, concerns or requests, please contact the Iowa Field Office using the contact information on the upper right.

General Building Information

Hours of operation: weekdays from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Visitors can enter through the north entrance on the Walnut Street side of the building and are required to follow the security screening process. 

Parking: available at a city parking ramp behind the building, or at metered on-street parking spaces. Monthly parking is also available at various locations nearby. 

Building Amenities

Walnut Cafe

The Walnut Cafe is located on the sixth floor of the federal building. Hours of operation are Monday–Friday, 6 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. for breakfast, and 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. for lunch. The cafe remains open until 3 p.m. 

Snack Bar

The Snack Bar is located on the first floor in the northeast corner. Hours of operation are from 6 a.m. – 6 p.m., Monday–Friday. The Snack Bar is primarily a vending operation with various pop machines, candy/snack machines and change machines. The Snack Bar also sells newspapers.  The Iowa Commission for the Blind is responsible for the first floor vending services.

Federal Employees Collins Community Credit Union

Located on the first floor, Room 132, and the hours of operation are 8 a.m. –4 p.m., Monday–Friday.

USDA Credit Union

The U.S. Department of Agriculture Credit Union is located on the ninth floor, Room 927. The hours of operation are 7 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., Monday–Friday. This credit union is open to USDA employees and offers a full line of services. 

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Iowa Field Office
(515) 284-4114

Douglas Papineau
(515) 284-4882

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