- The Lyon is a Des Moines community towering over East Village which looks across the river at the Des Moines Skyline and beautiful Iowa State Capitol. The Lyon is a modern community with finishes that speaks for itself; warm woods mixed with quartz countertops, stainless appliances and premium flooring. These finishes coupled with unparalleled views, create an atmosphere that perfectly suits any lifestyle. Enjoy the Lyon's advantageous location adjacent to downtown and freeway access. The Lyon is conveniently located close to Dart's D-Line Trolley/ Downtown Shuttle route, nearby bike trail, and Brenton Skating Plaza. Your new home at The Lyon is just minutes from Historic East Village's hottest dining, shopping and entertainment! Did we mention pets are welcome and there's free Wi-Fi and cable!