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La Grande Vitesse: Photographed on a crisp spring day in downtown Grand Rapids. La Grande Vitesse was created by famed artist, Alexander Calder. It can be found in front of City Hall in Calder Plaza on Ottawa.
Amway Grand Plaza & JW Marriott: Planted firmly
on the bank of the Grand River the JW Marriott and Amway Grand Plaza reflect the Grand River as it flows by them under the historic Blue Bridge.
The Gallery Apartments & Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (UICA): A cloudy fall sky hangs over the recently opened Gallery Apartments & Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts at the intersection
of Division and Fulton.
Grand Rapids from Above: Photographed on a February morning from the JW Marriott, you can see the Pantlind section of the Amway Grand Plaza looking east to what’s known as the Medical Mile. The area is home to home to cutting edge medical facilities like the Van Andel Institute, Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital, Spectrum Hospital, and MSU College of Human Medicine.
Fishermen on the Grand River: Photographed on evening in August, the Grand River is part of the heart and soul of Grand Rapids. At just a little over 250 miles, it’s the longest river in the state of Michigan.
McKay Tower: Photographed on a cloudy July day at dusk, McKay Tower was constructed in 1890 with only two floors. Years later it grew to 18 floors and became the first skyscraper for Grand Rapids.
Flat Iron Building: Constructed in 1860 to house a bank. The Flat Iron Building has been restored to its former glory and is now home to many thriving businesses.
Native American Carving: Photographed on a cloudy fall day, you can see the great detail in the Native American Chief carved in to the side of the former Michigan National Bank building in downtown Grand Rapids on the corner of Ionia and Monroe Center.
Plymouth Street: Photographed on a picturesque winter morning after a fresh snowfall on Plymouth Avenue between San Lu Rae Drive and Lake Drive in East Grand Rapids.
Amway Grand Plaza Hotel: Reflection of the Amway Grand Plaza Pantlind section in the PNC Bank building at the corner of Monroe and Pearl Street. The Pantlind was meticulously restored and reborn as the Amway Grand Plaza in 1981 and has been a hotel of choice to world leaders, rock stars, and celebrities during their stay in Grand Rapids.
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Basilica of St. Adalbert: A jewel of the west side of Grand Rapids since 1913, the spires of the basilica make for a nice contrast with the summer clouds.
La Grande Vitesse: Photographed on a September morning catching the angles of La Grande Vitesse as it looks up into the Grand Rapids sky. La Grande Vitesse was created by famed artist, Alexander Calder. It can be found in front of City Hall in Calder Plaza on Ottawa.
Flat Iron Building: Photographed on a June afternoon, the Flat Iron Building was constructed in 1860 to house a bank. It’s a smaller version of its New York City namesake. The Flat Iron Building has now been restored to its former glory and is now home to many thriving businesses.
Amway Grand Plaza Tower and Grand River: Photographed from the shore of the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum on the final day of 2013 Festival of the Arts, the Amway Grand Plaza tower rises into the cloudy sky as the Grand River rushes under the Pearl Street Bridge.
Heritage Hill Rooftop: Heritage Hill is home to about 1,300 historic buildings that date from 1844. It’s bound by Crescent Street (north), Union Avenue (east), Pleasant Street (south), and Lafayette Avenue (west) in downtown Grand Rapids.
Grand Rapids through the Fall Leaves: Taken from high atop the hill at the John Ball Zoo, you can see the Grand Rapids skyline in the distance on a beautiful fall day.
Reed's Lake in East Grand Rapids: Taken on a beautiful June day after lunch at Rose’s Restaurant, the sky and water at Reed’s Lake have the feeling of a water color painting.
Grand Rapids Public Library/Ryerson Building: Photographed mid October from Park Place Street. The Ryerson Building has been home to the Grand Rapids Public Library since 1904.
River House & Bridgewater Place: Captured on a blustery day, the Grand River and winter sky reflect from the windows of the River House and Bridgewater Place buildings as the Gillett Bridge stands firmly above the ripples of the river.
Grand Rapids from Above Too: Snapped at a January Cygnus brunch at the Amway Grand Plaza, you can see the JW Marriott, Plaza Towers, The B.O.B, and the Van Andel Arena in the distance.
Voight House: One of the grandest homes in the historic Grand Rapids Heritage Hill neighborhood, this photo of the Voigt House on College, was captured with the snow falling just a few days before Christmas of 2012.
New Year's Eve Celebration at Rosa Parks Circle: Thousands celebrate the New Year at Rosa Parks Circle with the Grand Rapids Art Museum Christmas tree lighting up the night.