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Diversity is the celebrated strength of the Garfield Park-Alger Heights-Grandville Avenue area. With African Americans, whites, and numerous Latino groups – Mexican Americans, Cubans, El Salvadorans, Dominicans, and Guatemalans – the area is unquestionably Grand Rapids' melting pot. And the combination of cultures is represented with pride in public art, local cuisine, and neighborhood businesses.

Located on the city's southwest side, the Garfield Park district is roughly bounded by Cottage Grove Street to the north, 28th Street to the south, Division and Century Streets to the west, and Eastern Avenue to the east.

Alger Heights is generally defined by Eastern Avenue on the west, Kalamazoo on the east, Burton on the north, and 28th Street on the south.

And the Grandville district is generally defined by Wealthy Street on the north, Burton Street to the south, Century Street on the east, and Clyde Park and Godfrey to the west.

 

 

Synia Jordan

Synia Jordan: A legacy of refusal and advocacy on Grandville Avenue

Synia Jordan, resident of Grandville Avenue

Synia Jordan: Un legado de resistencia a favor de la Avenida Grandville

StartUp Spotlight: Treefort VR

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Como los negocios en la avenida Grandville ofrecen la sostenibilidad y la comunidad

StartUp Spotlight: LOOP Coding Center

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Dominga Lucas-Pérez: Raising up indigenous voices of persistence on Grandville Avenue

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Dominga Lucas-Pérez: Elevando el clamor de las voces indigenas de la Av. Grandville.

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Dismantling racism: the fight for immigration reform

Juan Fernando Delgado

Combatiendo el racismo: la pelea a favor de una reforma migratoria

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Latinx Restaurant Roundup

Samariz Hernández Cruz at Cesar Chavez Elementary School

On the Ground: The Heart of Grandville Avenue

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Neighborhoods of GR: Southside, my side

Samariz Hernández Cruz

On The Ground: El pulso de la avenida Grandville

INsmith1

Lajanae Smith: Local artist and filmmaker

Chavez

Sí, se puede! Grand Rapidians march to support immigrants, farm workers in West Michigan

South Division

City sets sights on equitable development for S. Division, Burton Heights & Grandville Ave

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