List of tallest buildings in Grand Rapids

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Skyscrapers in downtown Grand Rapids.

This list of tallest buildings in Grand Rapids ranks buildings in the U.S. city of Grand Rapids, Michigan by height. The tallest building in Grand Rapids is the River House Condominiums, which stands 406 feet (124 m) tall.

Tallest buildings[edit]

Grand Rapids skyline in 2008.

This lists ranks Grand Rapids buildings that stand at least 150 feet (46 m) tall, based on standard height measurement. This includes spires and architectural details but does not include antenna masts. Existing structures are included for ranking purposes.

Rank Name Image Height
feet / m
Floors Year Notes
1 River House River House Condominiums.jpg 406 / 124 34 2008 Tallest building in Michigan outside of Detroit and the tallest residential building in Michigan. Part of Bridgewater place complex, one of two buildings. [1]
2 Plaza Towers Plaza Towers - Grand Rapids.jpg 345 / 105 34 1991 [2]
3 Amway Grand Plaza Hotel Amway Grand Tower.jpg 318 / 97 29 1983 Glass Tower [3]
4 Bridgewater Place Bridgewater Place, Grand Rapids.jpg 272 / 83 18 1993 Part of Bridgewater place complex, one of two buildings. [4]
5 McKay Tower McKay Tower, Grand Rapids.jpg 259 / 79 18 1927 Held the title as the tallest building in Grand Rapids from 1927 until 1983. [5]
6 JW Marriott Grand Rapids JW Marriott Grand Rapids.jpg 257 / 78 24 2007 [6]
7 Kent County Courthouse 206 / 63 13 2001 [7]
8 PNC Bank Building 184 / 56 10 1982 [8]
9 77 Monroe Center NW 182 / 55.5 13 1926 [9]
10 First Community Bank Building 180 / 55 13 1916 [10]
11 Gallery on Fulton 175 / 50 14 2010 [11]
12 Campau Square Plaza Building 164 / 50 12 1985 [12]
13 Helen DeVos Children's Hospital 155 / 47 11 2011 [13]
14 Morton House Apartments 154 / 47 13 1923 [14]
15 Trust Building 154 / 47 11 1928 [15]
16 Amway Grand Plaza Hotel (Pantlind Hotel) 150 / 46 11 1915 [16]

Timeline of tallest buildings[edit]

Name Height
feet / m
Floors Year Reference
River House 406 / 124 34 2008–present
Plaza Towers 345 / 105 34 1991–2008
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel 318 / 97 29 1983–1991
McKay Tower 259 / 79 18 1927–1983
77 Monroe Center NW 182 / 55.5 13 1926–1927
First Community Bank Building 180 / 55 13 1916–1926
Original Kent County Courthouse 174 / 53 - 1892–1916 [17]
Original Grand Rapids City Hall ∼160 / ∼49 - 1888–1892 [18]
Campau's Mansion ∼55 / ∼17 - 1837–18??

See also[edit]

References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ "River House Condominiums". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-03-16. 
  2. ^ "Plaza Towers". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-16. 
  3. ^ "Amway Grand Plaza Hotel". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-16. 
  4. ^ "Varnum". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-16. 
  5. ^ "McKay Tower". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-16. 
  6. ^ "JW Marriott Grand Rapids". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-16. 
  7. ^ "Kent County Courthouse". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-12-16. 
  8. ^ "National City Bank". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2009-07-24. 
  9. ^ "77 Monroe Center NW". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  10. ^ "Select Bank Building". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  11. ^ "gallery on fulton". emporis.com. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  12. ^ "Campau Square Plaza Building". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2007-07-24. 
  13. ^ "Helen Devos Children's Hospital". emporis.com. Retrieved 2012-02-23. 
  14. ^ "Morton House Apartments". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2010-01-10. 
  15. ^ "Trust Building". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2010-01-10. 
  16. ^ "Amway Grand Plaza Hotel". SkyscraperPage.com. Retrieved 2010-01-10. 
  17. ^ "Kent County Court House". History Grand Rapids. 20 July 2012. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 
  18. ^ ""Smoke Hawk" Towner Story | History Grand Rapids". Grand Rapids News. 26 May 1911. Retrieved 27 September 2016. 

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