For 30 years, we have worked diligently to improve the quality of housing and to prevent the displacement of downtown Grand Rapids' low-income residents. At first, we worked building by building, turning vacant or dilapidated buildings into safe, quality apartments. The power of our early...Continue story
Dwelling Place remains staunchly committed to providing support services to neighbors struggling with issues surrounding homelessness. Often, the underlying cause for homelessness is mental illness, physical and learning disabilities, poverty, domestic violence and substance abuse. The Dwelling...Continue story
Dwelling Place's Neighborhood Revitalization Program infuses neglected neighborhoods with profitable businesses, transforms blighted areas with building façade improvements and rehabilitation efforts, and creates a destination with interesting attractions and events. What's New in Neighborhood...Continue story

Tour a Midtown Village Apartment!

Check out this video featuring the Midtown Village Apartments in Holland, Michigan. Lindy Hebel tours you through one of the apartments in the former E. E. Fell Junior High School.

For more information, call Lindy at 616-546-2600 or email


Grand Rapids Press: "10M plan aims to renovate Herkimer"

$10M plan aims to renovate Herkimer
December 2, 2011

Historic hotel to get first makeover since 1995


HyperOptik Joins the Wealthy Street Business District!

Dwelling Place is pleased to announce that HyperOptic,  a secondary location for Cascade Optical, is now open in our Biermister building locate at 1134 Wealthy Street.  Located directly next to the Wealthy Theater in the center of a bustling business district the location will offer funky less expensive frames then it's parent store. 

Rapid Growth Article about former E. E. Fell Junior High School Gymnasium at Midtown Village

Check out this article featuring the announcement of the former E. E. Fell Junior High School gymnasium at Midtown Village!

Rapid Growth Article

Dwelling Place Welcome's Commercial Tenant Adam Bird!

Dwelling Place is pleased to announce that Adam Bird Photography is one of our newest commercial tenants. Moving into 62 South Division Adam plans to use his live/work space as a photography studio specializing in commercial and editorial work. Known for his fantastic portrait work and distinctive style we welcome Adam to the Avenue for the Arts! 

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Did you know that you can use your Bridge Card and in some cases get fresh produce for 1/2 the price with markets and...Continue story

United Way’s Kent County Tax Credit Coalition (KCTCC) helps working individuals and families achieve economic...Continue story

Upcoming Events

Join us as San Chez Bistro is transformed, both inside and out, into a lively street fair packed with local artists, great music and a sneak peek...Continue story
The Market presented by Avenue for the Arts is right around the corner!   This year the event will be held on two separate days, June 8th and...Continue story

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