National Register of Historic Places listings in Kent County, Michigan

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The following is a list of Registered Historic Places in Kent County, Michigan.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted September 26, 2014.[1]

Current listings[edit]

[2] Name on the Register[3] Image Date listed[4] Location City or town Description
1 Ada Covered Bridge
Ada Covered Bridge
February 16, 1970
(#70000275)
Across the Thornapple River
42°57′08″N 85°29′10″W / 42.952222°N 85.486111°W / 42.952222; -85.486111 (Ada Covered Bridge)
Ada
2 Aldrich Building
Aldrich Building
November 12, 1982
(#82000536)
98 Monroe Center, NW.
42°57′55″N 85°40′12″W / 42.965278°N 85.67°W / 42.965278; -85.67 (Aldrich Building)
Grand Rapids
3 Godfrey Aldrich and White Block
Godfrey Aldrich and White Block
January 27, 1999
(#99000052)
89-99 Monroe Center
42°57′53″N 85°40′13″W / 42.964722°N 85.670278°W / 42.964722; -85.670278 (Godfrey Aldrich and White Block)
Grand Rapids
4 Mathias Alten House and Studio
Mathias Alten House and Studio
June 23, 2009
(#08001102)
1593 East Fulton Street
42°57′47″N 85°37′50″W / 42.963056°N 85.630417°W / 42.963056; -85.630417 (Mathias Alten House and Studio)
Grand Rapids
5 American Seating Company Factory Complex
American Seating Company Factory Complex
July 25, 2003
(#03000687)
801 Broadway Ave., NW.
42°58′40″N 85°40′46″W / 42.977814°N 85.679506°W / 42.977814; -85.679506 (American Seating Company Factory Complex)
Grand Rapids
6 Berkey and Gay Furniture Company Factory
Berkey and Gay Furniture Company Factory
December 20, 2000
(#00001486)
940 Monroe Ave., NW.
42°58′44″N 85°40′18″W / 42.978889°N 85.671667°W / 42.978889; -85.671667 (Berkey and Gay Furniture Company Factory)
Grand Rapids
7 John W. Blodgett Estate
John W. Blodgett Estate
July 28, 1983
(#83000877)
250 Plymouth Rd., SE.
42°57′26″N 85°37′25″W / 42.957222°N 85.623611°W / 42.957222; -85.623611 (John W. Blodgett Estate)
East Grand Rapids
8 Business Route M-21 – Plaster Creek Bridge
Business Route M-21 – Plaster Creek Bridge
December 17, 1999
(#99001522)
Business Loop Interstate 196/Chicago Drive over Plaster Creek
42°56′09″N 85°41′14″W / 42.935833°N 85.687222°W / 42.935833; -85.687222 (Business Route M-21 – Plaster Creek Bridge)
Wyoming
9 Central Furniture Company – H. E. Shaw Furniture Company Factory Upload image
December 24, 2013
(#13000969)
400 Ionia Avenue, SW
42°57′20″N 85°40′11″W / 42.955579°N 85.669647°W / 42.955579; -85.669647 (Central Furniture Company – H. E. Shaw Furniture Company Factory)
Grand Rapids
10 Division Avenue – Plaster Creek Bridge Upload image
December 17, 1999
(#99001523)
Division Ave. over Plaster Creek
42°55′05″N 85°39′58″W / 42.918056°N 85.666111°W / 42.918056; -85.666111 (Division Avenue – Plaster Creek Bridge)
Grand Rapids Bridge was replaced in 2007
11 Downtown Lowell Historic District
Downtown Lowell Historic District
December 9, 1999
(#99001539)
Roughly along Main St. between Hudson and Washington
42°56′04″N 85°20′16″W / 42.934444°N 85.337778°W / 42.934444; -85.337778 (Downtown Lowell Historic District)
Lowell
12 Eastern Avenue School Upload image
September 4, 2013
(#13000666)
758 Eastern Avenue, NE
42°58′36″N 85°38′56″W / 42.976748°N 85.648759°W / 42.976748; -85.648759 (Eastern Avenue School)
Grand Rapids
13 Fallasburg Covered Bridge
Fallasburg Covered Bridge
March 16, 1972
(#72000627)
Covered Bridge Rd.
42°58′51″N 85°19′38″W / 42.980833°N 85.327222°W / 42.980833; -85.327222 (Fallasburg Covered Bridge)
Lowell
14 Fallasburg Historic District Upload image
March 31, 1999
(#98001217)
Covered Bridge Rd.
42°58′56″N 85°19′24″W / 42.982222°N 85.323333°W / 42.982222; -85.323333 (Fallasburg Historic District)
Vergennes Township
15 Fine Arts Building
Fine Arts Building
November 12, 1982
(#82000537)
220 Lyon St., NW.
42°58′01″N 85°40′26″W / 42.966944°N 85.673889°W / 42.966944; -85.673889 (Fine Arts Building)
Grand Rapids
16 First (Park) Congregational Church
First (Park) Congregational Church
November 12, 1982
(#82000538)
10 E. Park Pl., NE.
42°57′51″N 85°39′56″W / 42.964167°N 85.665556°W / 42.964167; -85.665556 (First (Park) Congregational Church)
Grand Rapids
17 President Gerald R. Ford, Jr. Boyhood Home
President Gerald R. Ford, Jr. Boyhood Home
February 27, 1995
(#95000073)
649 Union Ave., SE.
42°57′02″N 85°39′15″W / 42.950556°N 85.654167°W / 42.950556; -85.654167 (President Gerald R. Ford, Jr. Boyhood Home)
Grand Rapids
18 Goodspeed Brothers Building
Goodspeed Brothers Building
April 17, 1980
(#80001877)
188 Monroe St., NW.
42°58′00″N 85°40′19″W / 42.966667°N 85.671944°W / 42.966667; -85.671944 (Goodspeed Brothers Building)
Grand Rapids
19 Graham House
Graham House
January 13, 1972
(#72000626)
323-325 Main St.
42°56′04″N 85°20′31″W / 42.934444°N 85.341944°W / 42.934444; -85.341944 (Graham House)
Lowell
20 Grand Rapids Cycle Company Factory Upload image
June 16, 2004
(#04000600)
514 Butterworth St. SW.
42°57′35″N 85°40′53″W / 42.959722°N 85.681389°W / 42.959722; -85.681389 (Grand Rapids Cycle Company Factory)
Grand Rapids In 2007 the building was destroyed by fire.
21 Grand Rapids Savings Bank Building
Grand Rapids Savings Bank Building
December 28, 1990
(#90001956)
60 Monroe Center, NW.
42°57′52″N 85°40′07″W / 42.964444°N 85.668611°W / 42.964444; -85.668611 (Grand Rapids Savings Bank Building)
Grand Rapids
22 Grand Rapids Storage and Van Company Building
Grand Rapids Storage and Van Company Building
December 12, 2012
(#12001032)
1415 Lake Dr. SE
42°57′27″N 85°38′04″W / 42.95742°N 85.63435°W / 42.95742; -85.63435 (Grand Rapids Storage and Van Company Building)
Grand Rapids Built in 1926
23 Heartside Historic District
Heartside Historic District
March 2, 1982
(#82002844)
Division, Commerce, and Ionia Aves., Fulton, Weston, Oakes, and Cherry Sts.
42°57′42″N 85°40′09″W / 42.961667°N 85.669167°W / 42.961667; -85.669167 (Heartside Historic District)
Grand Rapids
24 Heritage Hill Historic District
Heritage Hill Historic District
March 11, 1971
(#71000399)
Bounded by Michigan Ave. on the north, Pleasant St. on the south, Union Ave. on the east, and Clarendon Pl. and Jefferson Ave. on the west
42°57′35″N 85°39′25″W / 42.959722°N 85.656944°W / 42.959722; -85.656944 (Heritage Hill Historic District)
Grand Rapids
25 Kent County Civil War Monument
Kent County Civil War Monument
July 14, 2004
(#04000690)
Division Ave. at Monroe Ave.
42°57′49″N 85°40′04″W / 42.963611°N 85.667778°W / 42.963611; -85.667778 (Kent County Civil War Monument)
Grand Rapids
26 Ladies' Literary Club
Ladies' Literary Club
October 26, 1971
(#71000400)
61 Sheldon St., SE.
42°57′45″N 85°40′01″W / 42.9625°N 85.666944°W / 42.9625; -85.666944 (Ladies' Literary Club)
Grand Rapids
27 Ledyard Block Historic District
Ledyard Block Historic District
September 8, 1983
(#83000878)
123-145 Ottawa Ave., and 104-124 Monroe Center, NW.
42°57′57″N 85°40′14″W / 42.965833°N 85.670556°W / 42.965833; -85.670556 (Ledyard Block Historic District)
Grand Rapids
28 Lexington School
Lexington School
September 4, 2013
(#13000667)
45 Lexington Avenue, NW
42°57′53″N 85°41′04″W / 42.964640°N 85.684467°W / 42.964640; -85.684467 (Lexington School)
Grand Rapids
29 Loraine Building
Loraine Building
November 24, 1982
(#82000539)
124 E. Fulton St.
42°57′47″N 85°39′56″W / 42.963056°N 85.665556°W / 42.963056; -85.665556 (Loraine Building)
Grand Rapids
30 Medical Arts Building
Medical Arts Building
May 18, 2000
(#00000506)
26 Sheldon Blvd. SE.
42°57′44″N 85°39′58″W / 42.962222°N 85.666111°W / 42.962222; -85.666111 (Medical Arts Building)
Grand Rapids
31 Metal Office Furniture Company (Steelcase) Plants No. 2 and 3
Metal Office Furniture Company (Steelcase) Plants No. 2 and 3
July 17, 2004
(#04000691)
401 Hall St. SW.
42°56′34″N 85°40′41″W / 42.942778°N 85.678056°W / 42.942778; -85.678056 (Metal Office Furniture Company (Steelcase) Plants No. 2 and 3)
Grand Rapids
32 Michigan Trust Company Building
Michigan Trust Company Building
February 24, 1983
(#83000879)
40 Pearl St., NW.
42°57′58″N 85°40′12″W / 42.966111°N 85.67°W / 42.966111; -85.67 (Michigan Trust Company Building)
Grand Rapids
33 Monroe Avenue Water Filtration Plant
Monroe Avenue Water Filtration Plant
July 31, 2002
(#02000815)
1430 Monroe Ave. NW.
42°59′14″N 85°40′12″W / 42.987222°N 85.67°W / 42.987222; -85.67 (Monroe Avenue Water Filtration Plant)
Grand Rapids
34 Mt. Mercy Academy and Convent
Mt. Mercy Academy and Convent
August 5, 1993
(#93000769)
1425 Bridge St., NW.
42°58′22″N 85°42′11″W / 42.972778°N 85.703056°W / 42.972778; -85.703056 (Mt. Mercy Academy and Convent)
Grand Rapids
35 Norton Mound Group
Norton Mound Group
October 15, 1966
(#66000396)
Between I-196 and Indian Mound Road[5]
42°56′12″N 85°43′19″W / 42.936667°N 85.721944°W / 42.936667; -85.721944 (Norton Mound Group)
Grand Rapids
36 Augustus Paddock House Upload image
September 12, 1985
(#85002154)
1033 Lake Dr., SE.
42°57′36″N 85°38′34″W / 42.96°N 85.642778°W / 42.96; -85.642778 (Augustus Paddock House)
Grand Rapids
37 Peck Block
Peck Block
December 7, 2000
(#00001483)
34-50 Monroe Center NW.
42°57′51″N 85°40′07″W / 42.964167°N 85.668611°W / 42.964167; -85.668611 (Peck Block)
Grand Rapids
38 Abram W. Pike House
Abram W. Pike House
July 8, 1970
(#70000276)
230 Fulton St., E.
42°57′42″N 85°39′47″W / 42.961667°N 85.663056°W / 42.961667; -85.663056 (Abram W. Pike House)
Grand Rapids
39 Porter Hollow Embankment and Culvert
Porter Hollow Embankment and Culvert
September 24, 2001
(#01001018)
White Pine Trail at Stegman Creek, west of Summit Ave.
43°09′57″N 85°34′01″W / 43.165833°N 85.566944°W / 43.165833; -85.566944 (Porter Hollow Embankment and Culvert)
Algoma Township
40 Rood Building
Rood Building
March 4, 1988
(#88000142)
139 Pearl Street[6]
42°57′59″N 85°40′20″W / 42.966389°N 85.672194°W / 42.966389; -85.672194 (Rood Building)
Grand Rapids
41 Sixth Street Bridge
Sixth Street Bridge
August 13, 1976
(#76001030)
Spans Grand River between Newberry and 6th St.
42°58′36″N 85°40′27″W / 42.976667°N 85.674167°W / 42.976667; -85.674167 (Sixth Street Bridge)
Grand Rapids
42 St. Cecilia Society Building
St. Cecilia Society Building
December 9, 1971
(#71000401)
24-30 Ransom Ave., NE.
42°57′49″N 85°39′53″W / 42.963611°N 85.664722°W / 42.963611; -85.664722 (St. Cecilia Society Building)
Grand Rapids
43 Third Reformed Church Upload image
April 22, 1982
(#82002845)
1009 Hermitage St., SE.
42°57′40″N 85°38′39″W / 42.961111°N 85.644167°W / 42.961111; -85.644167 (Third Reformed Church)
Grand Rapids
44 Thornapple River Drive Bridge Upload image
April 18, 1990
(#90000570)
Thornapple River Dr. over Thornapple River
42°56′23″N 85°29′29″W / 42.939722°N 85.491389°W / 42.939722; -85.491389 (Thornapple River Drive Bridge)
Cascade Township
45 Turner House
Turner House
July 8, 1970
(#70000277)
731 Front St., NW.
42°58′35″N 85°40′35″W / 42.976389°N 85.676389°W / 42.976389; -85.676389 (Turner House)
Grand Rapids
46 U.S. Post Office
U.S. Post Office
July 10, 1974
(#74000990)
Ionia and Pearl Sts.
42°57′58″N 85°40′06″W / 42.966111°N 85.668333°W / 42.966111; -85.668333 (U.S. Post Office)
Grand Rapids
47 Villa Maria
Villa Maria
March 27, 1987
(#86003373)
1315 Walker NW.
42°59′01″N 85°42′02″W / 42.983611°N 85.700556°W / 42.983611; -85.700556 (Villa Maria)
Grand Rapids
48 Whitney Tavern Stand
Whitney Tavern Stand
February 1, 2007
(#06001326)
5283 Whitneyville Ave.
42°52′08″N 85°27′34″W / 42.868889°N 85.459444°W / 42.868889; -85.459444 (Whitney Tavern Stand)
Cascade Township
49 Willard Building Upload image
January 14, 2013
(#12001172)
150 E. Fulton St.
42°57′47″N 85°39′52″W / 42.963049°N 85.664468°W / 42.963049; -85.664468 (Willard Building)
Grand Rapids Built in 1930

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on September 26, 2014.
  2. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-24. 
  4. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.
  5. ^ Location is given by NPS on their website, maps show it in "Indian Mound Park"; the NRIS lists the property as "Address Restricted"
  6. ^ Staff. "Rood Building". State Historic Preservation Office. Michigan State Housing Development Authority. Retrieved May 12, 2013.  the NRIS lists the property as "Address Restricted"