A Week in John Ball Park

Thinking About Moving to John Ball Area Neighbors?

Take a closer with us to find the hidden gems, murals, and of course the weekly real estate listing in John Ball Park.

Located directly west of Downtown, John Ball Area Neighbors have all the benefits of downtown living with the added bonus of backyards. As the name suggests this neighborhood also houses the John Ball Zoo.

600 Broadway Avenue 423 NW

Union square, 4th floor condo, featuring one of the largest units with phenomenal sunsets and private deck. 

Amenities include: a large all-around gym, rooftop pool, and a hot tub that is open all-year round. Imagine coming home after a long day of skiing or snowboarding then taking a relaxing dip in the hot tub…

Additionally your own garage with gated access, free street parking overnight or multiple days for roommates, self, or guests. 

Local Businesses in John Ball Park

Rise Authentic Baking Co.

@riseauthenticbaking is seriously stunning and is one of the most unique and popular places to visit in Grand Rapids! And bonus, it’s only a 6 min drive from the listing we posted this week!! 🤩🚘

Rise does it all and they do it beyond well!! They are a vegan and gluten free bakery and we can for sure recommend their goodies! (Especially the donuts!!)

They have two murals done by @chelseamichalart and they may just be some of our favorites in the city! And they make for great Instagram photo backdrops! 

The next time you get together with a friend over coffee and a pastry, head over to Rise!! 

Ball Park Floral 

You’ll find @ballparkfloral in the John Ball Area neighborhood and it is a fantastic small business that adds so much to the neighborhood!

Here are just a few things you’ll find at the store:

🪴House plants
🤍Gift items
🌿Garden supplies
🏠Home decor

They also create custom floral do signs for all sorts of occasions like weddings, private parties, corporate events, holidays, and more! 

Give Ball Park Floral and Gifts a visit the next time your looking to add some flare to your home or need a gift for a friend!

Murals in John Ball Park

1. Rise Authentic Baking Interior Mural by Chelsea Michal Art  @chelseamichalart

2. Rise Authentic Baking back patio Mural by Chelsea Michal Art  @chelseamichalart

3. “Love for our trees is love for ourselves” by Kelly Allen at Lincoln Park  @kellyallenart

john ball area mural

4. Rise Authentic Baking exterior lettering done by Dave Battjes

All of these murals will add the perfect aesthetic to your instagram feed.

Meet our John Ball Park Specialist: Stacey Tilley

Stacey moved to GR in 2015 with her Family – Husband, 3 teenagers and 3 fur babies. Not knowing anybody she spent alot of time walking and exploring GR neighborhoods.

Because of her own exploration of moving, she found herself loving surfing Zillow. She decided she wanted to help homebuyers and become a Realtor, Property investor and DIY property fixer upperer.  🏡🤍✨📈

Stacey would love to help you find the right home for YOU!

Do you want to start your search in the John Ball Area?

Message her today!


stacey@iheartgr.org –  616.406.9903


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