| Follow Us: Facebook Twitter Youtube RSS Feed

Heritage Hill

Signup for Email Alerts

Heritage Hill is, quite literally, first class. With homes dating from 1848, Heritage Hill is the City of Grand Rapids' first residential neighborhood. In 1973, it became the city's first historic district. And today Heritage Hill remains one of the largest urban districts in the United States. The Meyer May, Frank Lloyd Wright's first commission in Michigan, is just one premier attraction.

 

The neighborhood boasts hundreds of architecturally significant structures and more than 60 distinct architectural styles. Enthusiasts can take a self-guided walking tour or join the highly popular annual two-day public tour hosted by the neighborhood association in October.

 

Located immediately east of the central city, Heritage Hill was once home to the entrepreneurs, educators, and politicians that shaped the city. The neighborhood today remains equally diverse and prestigious.

StartUp Spotlight: Wodul

INcultured

Strictly Business: The women who own Grand Rapids

INsteelriver1

Steel River: Fitness and growth

INVGallafe

Gallafe: Gallery + Cafe and the first Grand Rapid's Asian Festival

StartUp Spotlight: Treefort VR

StartUp Spotlight: LOOP Coding Center

MetaFi: Local App developed to track mental health

INsmith1

Lajanae Smith: Local artist and filmmaker

DNsanford006

Sanford House on John Street brings old house charm to modern recovery

DEVGoodPizzaCoInteriorSignage

Good Pizza Co. brings Detroit-style deep dish downtown with new Jefferson Ave. digs

Waldron

UIX: Brave Grand Rapids is building foundations for mental health

UIXatomic

UIX: Young tech engineers program the future in 2016 Atomic Games

Twitter Feed