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

South Division Next to See Resurgence?

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) - For a long time, South Division in Grand Rapids has been an area that has seen people and businesses move in only to move out a short time later.
 
But could that area become the next part of downtown Grand Rapids to see a major resurgence? Organizations like Dwelling Place are working to make sure that happens.
 

Weston Apartments Summer Celebration!

Weston Apartments had a summer celebration cookout on Thursday, June 17 complete with hamburgers, hotdogs, America flags, beads and ice cream!
 
A big thank you to Nystron Builders for sponsoring the cookout! Also, thank you to Columbo's Floors to Go for proving raffle items for the residents!

Baker Lofts: Old furniture warehouse reborn as apartments on edge of expanding downtown

Baker Lofts is a neighboring development in the final stages of construction! Congratulations to LC Companies to a beautiful building which is providing several affordable homes in downtown Grand Rapids!
 
GRAND RAPIDS, MI — Standing on a newly-constructed parking ramp next to what used to be a vacant, hulking furniture warehouse, banker Jack Bernhard recalled his initial unease with the new Baker Lofts redevelopment project.
 

Herkimer Apartments Waiting List to Open in July

The waiting list for Herkimer Apartments will be opening in July. Dwelling Place will be hosting an informational meeting about Herkimer Apartments this Friday, June 14 at 2:00PM for any one who is interested in applying for the newly renovated apartments!
 
Read this letter for more information!

Herkimer Apartments Construction Update

The Herkimer Apartments are currently under renovation! Plans include complete renovation of the current building as well as adding an additional building on the West side of the building (currently where the parking lot is). The current Herkimer Apartments has 122 small studio and one bedroom apartments. After the renovation, all of the apartments will be expanded to one bedrooms and between the existing building and the new building, there will be 122 apartments. Construction will be completed by the end of 2013.
 
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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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