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 January 17, 2020.[1]
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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 Aldrich Godfrey and White Block
Aldrich Godfrey 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 (Aldrich Godfrey and White Block)
Grand Rapids
4 Mathias J. Alten House and Studio
Mathias J. 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 J. 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
Central Furniture Company – H. E. Shaw Furniture Company Factory
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
Division Avenue – Plaster Creek Bridge
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
Eastern Avenue School
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†
Fallasburg Historic District†
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′02″N 85°20′30″W / 42.9339°N 85.34167°W / 42.9339; -85.34167 (Graham House)
Lowell
20 Grand Rapids Christian High School
Grand Rapids Christian High School
July 25, 2018
(#100002712)
415 Franklin St., SE.
42°56′55″N 85°39′31″W / 42.9486°N 85.6586°W / 42.9486; -85.6586 (Grand Rapids Christian High School)
Grand Rapids The school's old campus.
21 Grand Rapids Cycle Company Factory
Grand Rapids Cycle Company Factory
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.
22 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
23 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, renovated into a mixed-use apartment structure and called the Kingsley Building.
24 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
25 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
26 Keeler Building
Keeler Building
November 27, 2017
(#80004806)
56 N Division Ave.
42°57′54″N 85°40′04″W / 42.965131°N 85.667664°W / 42.965131; -85.667664 (Keeler Building)
Grand Rapids
27 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
28 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
29 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
30 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
31 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
32 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
33 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
34 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
35 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
36 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
37 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
38 Augustus Paddock House
Augustus Paddock House
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
39 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
40 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
41 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
42 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
43 Saint Joseph Seminary
Saint Joseph Seminary
September 16, 2019
(#100004384)
600 Burton St. SE
42°55′39″N 85°39′05″W / 42.9274°N 85.6514°W / 42.9274; -85.6514 (Saint Joseph Seminary)
Grand Rapids
44 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
45 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
46 Third Reformed Church
Third Reformed Church
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
47 Thornapple River Drive Bridge
Thornapple River Drive Bridge
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
48 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
49 U.S. Post Office
U.S. Post Office
July 10, 1974
(#74000990)
17 Pearl St. NW
42°58′00″N 85°40′06″W / 42.966666°N 85.668333°W / 42.966666; -85.668333 (U.S. Post Office)
Grand Rapids
50 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
51 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
52 Willard Building
Willard Building
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. Home of E. A. Rood & Company, a china and glassware specialty store for many years.

Former listing[edit]

[2] Name on the Register Image Date listedDate removed Location City or town Summary
1 Grand Rapids City Hall
Grand Rapids City Hall
Unknown
(#69000375)
1970 35 Lyon St., NW
42°58′02″N 85°40′10″W / 42.96723°N 85.66945°W / 42.96723; -85.66945 (Grand Rapids City Hall)
Grand Rapids Demolished in December 1969.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on January 17, 2020.
  2. ^ a b 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. April 24, 2008.
  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. Archived from the original on July 7, 2013. Retrieved May 12, 2013. the NRIS lists the property as "Address Restricted"