The 1853 house was built for the founder of the Arkansas Gazette, William E. Woodruff. Though it has been vacant for many years, the Woodruff House is an important historic landmark to the capital city and to the state. Recent talk of development in the neighborhood adjacent to downtown has sparked interest among local preservationists and advocates. View this short video to learn more about the house and why it is important to save it.
This program was made possible in part by a grant from the Department of Arkansas Heritage, funded by your 1/8 cent conservation tax, Amendment 75.
Click here to download the Woodruff House Condition Assessment completed by WER Architects/Planners in 2008
Click here to download a history of the William Edward Woodruff House written by Rachel Silva
Use this short survey to share your thoughts on possible uses and partnerships for the Woodruff House