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MICHIGAN - Kent County

Ada Covered Bridge (added 1970 - - #70000275)
Across the Thornapple River , Ada
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Transportation
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Pedestrian Related

Aldrich Building (added 1982 - - #82000536)
Also known as Karl Building
98 Monroe Center, NW , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Domestic, Social
Current Sub-function: Meeting Hall, Single Dwelling

Aldrich, Godfrey, and White Block (added 1999 - - #99000052)
89-99 Monroe Center , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event, Person
Architect, builder, or engineer: Grady, John
Architectural Style: Italianate
Historic Person: Aldrich, Moses
Significant Year: 1874
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution, Professional, Secondary Structure, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Professional, Specialty Store

Alten, Mathias., House and Studio (added 2009 - - #08001102)
1593 E. Fulton St. , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Alten, Mathias J.
Area of Significance: Art
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

American Seating Company Factory Complex (added 2003 - - #03000687)
801 Broadway Ave. NW , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Osgood and Osgood, Neiler, Rich and Company
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Early Commercial
Area of Significance: Industry, Invention, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility

Berkey and Gay Furniture Company (added 1980 - - #80004812)
, Grand Rapids

Berkey and Gay Furniture Company Factory (added 2000 - - #00001486)
940 Monroe Ave., NW , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Person, Event
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Historic Person: Gay, George W., et al., Berkey, Julius,
Significant Year: 1921, 1911, 1892
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Industry
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

Blodgett, John W., Estate (added 1983 - - #83000877)
Also known as Brooklyn
250 Plymouth Rd., SE , East Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Walker & Gillette
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Industry, Social History
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

Bridge Street Bridge (added 1980 - - #80004811)
, Grand Rapids

Business Route M-21--Plaster Creek Bridge (added 1999 - - #99001522)
Also known as Wyoming Bridge
Bus. Rte. M-21 over Plaster Creek , Wyoming
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Hilding & Rabe, Michigan State Highway Dept.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: State
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Division Avenue--Plaster Creek Bridge (added 1999 - - #99001523)
Division Ave. over Plaster Creek , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Illinios Bridge Co., Michigan State Highway Dept.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Transportation, Engineering
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Downtown Lowell Historic District (added 1999 - - #99001539)
Roughly along Main St. bet. Hudson and Washington , Lowell
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Vinton, Colonel H.H., et al, McDole, Shaw, et al.
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Art Deco
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private , Local , State
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Commerce/Trade, Domestic, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Recreation And Culture, Social
Historic Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Hotel, Restaurant, Single Dwelling, Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Government, Industry/Processing/Extraction, Landscape, Social, Transportation
Current Sub-function: Business, City Hall, Meeting Hall, Museum, Park, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Fallasburg Covered Bridge (added 1972 - - #72000627)
Also known as Fallassburgh Covered Bridge
Covered Bridge Rd. , Lowell
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Bresee,Jared N.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Engineering, Transportation
Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Road-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Road-Related

Fallasburg Historic District (added 1999 - - #98001217)
Also known as Fallasburg
Covered Bridge Rd. , Vergennes Township
Historic Significance: Information Potential, Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Exploration/Settlement, Community Planning And Development, Architecture, Historic - Non-Aboriginal
Cultural Affiliation: Euro-american
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Agriculture/Subsistence, Domestic, Education, Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Animal Facility, Cemetery, Hotel, School, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Funerary, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Cemetery, Museum, Single Dwelling

Fine Arts Building (added 1982 - - #82000537)
Also known as Exhibitors Building
220 Lyon St., NW , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Other, Renaissance
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

First (Park) Congregational Church (added 1982 - - #82000538)
10 E. Park Pl., NE , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Barrows,A.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Religion
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Religious Structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-function: Religious Structure

Ford, President Gerald R., Jr., Boyhood Home (added 1995 - - #95000073)
649 Union Ave., SE. , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Ford, President Gerald R., Jr.
Area of Significance: Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Secondary Structure, Single Dwelling

Goodspeed Brothers Building (added 1980 - - #80001877)
Also known as Churchill's Pub
188 Monroe St., NW , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Chicago
Historic Person: Goodspeed, John, et al.
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce, Performing Arts
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Specialty Store, Theater
Current Function: Work In Progress

Graham House (added 1972 - - #72000626)
Also known as Lowell Library
323--325 Main St. , Lowell
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling
Current Function: Education
Current Sub-function: Library

Grand Rapids City Hall (added 1970 - - #69000375)
35 Lyon St., NW , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Richardson,W.D., Myers,Elijah E.
Architectural Style: Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: City Hall
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: City Hall

Grand Rapids Cycle Company Factory (added 2004 - - #04000600)
Also known as American Bicycle Company
514 Butterworth St. SW , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Industry
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility, Warehouse
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Grand Rapids Savings Bank Building (added 1990 - - #90001956)
Also known as Peoples Building
60 Monroe Center, NW , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Owen-Ames-Kimball, Osgood & Osgood
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Beaux Arts
Area of Significance: Commerce, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Financial Institution
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Grand Rapids and Indiana Line: Grand Rapids Bridge (added 1980 - - #80004808)
, Grand Rapids

Heartside Historic District (added 1982 - - #82002844)
Division, Commerce, and Ionia Aves., Fulton, Weston, Oakes, and Cherry Sts. , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple
Architectural Style: Romanesque, Other, Late Victorian
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Warehouse
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Warehouse

Heritage Hill Historic District (added 1971 - - #71000399)
Bounded by Michigan Ave. on the N, Pleasant St. on the S, Union Ave. on the E, and Clarendon Pl. and Jefferson Ave. W , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Multiple, Wright,Frank Lloyd
Architectural Style: Colonial Revival, Greek Revival, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874, 1825-1849
Owner: Local , Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic, Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum, Single Dwelling

Heritage Hill Historic District (Boundary Increase) (added 1976 - - #76002371)
Also known as See Also:Heritage Hill Historic District
600 block of Union St. , Grand Rapids

Jackson Street Bridge (added 1980 - - #80004828)
, Lowell

Keeler Building (added 1980 - - #80004806)
, Grand Rapids

Kent County Civil War Monument (added 2004 - - #04000690)
Also known as Kent County Soldiers' Monument
Division Ave. at Monroe Ave. , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Detroit Bronze Co.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Art, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Recreation And Culture
Historic Sub-function: Monument/Marker
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Monument/Marker

Ladies' Literary Club (added 1971 - - #71000400)
61 Sheldon St., SE. , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Robinson,W.C.
Architectural Style: Other, Romanesque
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Social
Historic Sub-function: Civic
Current Function: Social
Current Sub-function: Civic

Ledyard Block Historic District (added 1983 - - #83000878)
123-145 Ottawa Ave., and 104-124 Monroe Center, NW , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: Late Victorian, Italianate
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business

Loraine Building (added 1982 - - #82000539)
124 E. Fulton St. , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Medical Arts Building (added 2000 - - #00000506)
Also known as The Lofts
26 Sheldon Blvd. SE , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Commerce, Health/Medicine
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Health Care, Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Medical Business/Office, Road-Related, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling, Specialty Store

Metal Office Furniture Company (Steelcase) Plants No. 2 and 3 (added 2004 - - #04000691)
401 Hall St. SW , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Invention, Industry
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Industry/Processing/Extraction
Historic Sub-function: Manufacturing Facility
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Vacant/Not In Use
Current Sub-function: Warehouse

Michigan Central Railroad: Grand River Bridge (added 1980 - - #80004810)
, Grand Rapids

Michigan Central Railroad: Rouge River Bridge (added 1980 - - #80004845)
, Rockford

Michigan Railway Engineering Company: Grand River Bridge (added 1980 - - #80004809)
, Grand Rapids

Michigan Trust Company Building (added 1983 - - #83000879)
Also known as Trust Building
40 Pearl St., NW , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Beman, Solon S.
Architectural Style: No Style Listed
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business
Current Function: Commerce/Trade

Monroe Avenue Water Filtration Plant (added 2002 - - #02000815)
Also known as Monroe Filtration Plant
1430 Monroe Ave. NW , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: multiple
Architectural Style: Romanesque
Area of Significance: Social History, Engineering, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Public Works
Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use

Mt. Mercy Academy and Convent (added 1993 - - #93000769)
Also known as Mt. Mercy Apartments
1425 Bridge St., NW , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Education
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-function: Church Related Residence, Church School
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Multiple Dwelling

New York Central Railroad: Grand River Bridge (added 1980 - - #80004807)
, Wyoming

North Park Street Bridge (added 1980 - - #80004784)
, Cedar Springs

Norton Mound Group (added 1966 - - #66000396)
Also known as Norton Mound Site (20KT1)
Address Restricted , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Information Potential
Area of Significance: Prehistoric
Cultural Affiliation: Hopewell
Period of Significance: 499-0 BC, 499-0 AD
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Funerary
Historic Sub-function: Graves/Burials
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Paddock, Augustus, House (added 1985 - - #85002154)
Also known as Paddock Place
1033 Lake Dr., SE , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Robinson & Campau
Architectural Style: Classical Revival, Italianate
Historic Person: Paddock,Augustus,et al.
Significant Year: 1910, 1873
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social History
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Restaurant

Peck Block (added 2000 - - #00001483)
34-50 Monroe Center NW , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Event, Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: et.al., Wheeler, Reuben
Architectural Style: Italianate
Historic Person: Rathbone, Amos, et.al.
Significant Year: 1875, 1911, 1902
Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
Period of Significance: 1950-1974, 1925-1949, 1900-1924, 1875-1899
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Organizational, Professional, Restaurant, Specialty Store
Current Function: Commerce/Trade, Domestic
Current Sub-function: Business, Multiple Dwelling, Restaurant, Specialty Store

Pere Marquette Railroad: Grand River Bridge (added 1980 - - #80004829)
, Grand Rapids

Pere Marquette: Grand River Bridge (added 1980 - - #80004864)
, Grand Rapids

Pike, Abram W., House (added 1970 - - #70000276)
Also known as Grand Rapids Art Museum
230 Fulton St., E. , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Greek Revival
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1825-1849
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Recreation And Culture
Current Sub-function: Museum

Porter Hollow Embankment and Culvert (added 2001 - - #01001018)
Also known as Grand Rapids and Indiana Railroad Porter Hollow Embankment
White Pine Strail at Stegman Creek, W of Summit Ave. , Algoma Township
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Area of Significance: Engineering
Period of Significance: 1875-1899
Owner: State
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related
Current Function: Transportation
Current Sub-function: Rail-Related

Rood Building (added 1988 - - #88000142)
Address Restricted , Grand Rapids
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Robinson,William G.
Architectural Style: Other, Gothic
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
Historic Sub-function: Business, Professional, Restaurant
Current Function: Commerce/Trade
Current Sub-function: Business, Professional, Restaurant




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