Medical Mile/ Downtown Neighborhood Info
Chic, chic, chic. This area of Grand Rapids is home to high-rise medical buildings, glass walls, and condos that transports visitors to a large metro City, rather than our typical small-town vibes.
Neighborhood Vibe: Medical Elite
Well Known for: Medical Research Facilities
What We Love About This Neighborhood: It is incredibly impressive that a City of our small-ish size has world-class medical research facilities.
Elementary School: GR Montessori
Middle School: Alger Middle
High School: Ottawa Hills High
Click here for Neighborhood Stats from Community Research Institute
What’s the Medical Mile/Downtown Real Estate Market Like?
Information on Average home sales data in this neighborhood in the last 12 months. Source grar.com
Sale Price: $419,192
% of Sales Price vs List Price: 97.79%
Square Footage: 1,447 sq feet
Price Per Square Foot: $293/sq foot
Number of Days a Home is on the Market: 19
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Homes for Sale Downtown
Studio Park Lofts
These lofts are modern, yet minimal– a blank slate you can truly make your own. Choose from multiple open floor plans, including studios that are hard to find in Grand Rapids.
Between the high-end finishes and touches of technology, our price point looks pretty tempting. And that’s just on the inside. The community amenities are pretty sweet, too.
Our lofts surround the public piazza at Studio Park, a buzzing environment where modern living intersects with downtown life. Don’t walk or drive to the action. Live where it’s at.
Home to these great, local businesses
Z's Bar & Restaurant
American restaurant with pool & karaoke.
Vault of Midnight
Comic Books & Stuff
A one stop shop for relaxation and a new look.
Two Beards Deli
Offering just short of 100 sandwiches from a classic Reuben to vegan paninis, as well as salads, soups and breakfast.
Tacos El Cuñado
Located in the Downtown Market
Go Java Coffee
Handmade-to-order breakfast sandwiches, products from popular local bakery Nantucket Baking Company, and Rowster Coffee for both espresso and drip coffees.
Brick & Porter
Pub & Kitchen
Founded in 1997, Atwater Block Brewery made its debut in Detroit, Michigan in the historic Rivertown district. The original owner’s reasoning and focus was to bring back the Bohemian style lager that Stroh’s Brewing Company had made famous in the mid 1800’s.
Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital
Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital has pediatric specialist after specialist working hard to keep kids healthy. They are here to help whether your baby, child or teenager has a simple injury or a serious illness.
Van Andel Institute
VAI is a nonprofit research organization searching for cancer treatments with an impressive facility and sweeping views of Downtown Grand Rapids
Grand Rapids Symphony
The Grand Rapids Symphony was established in 1930, and the steadfast commitment of visionary community leaders has created an organization that has received national recognition for the high quality of its concerts and educational programs.
Grand Rapids Civic Theater
A community theatre creating opportunities for people to enjoy performances using local artists & providing access to a theatre arts education program.
La Grande Vitesse was the first public art initiative and installment by the National Arts Endowment in the country and sits as a statement and symbol of Grand Rapids in front of the City and County buildings.
Grand Rapids Chamber
The Chamber leads the business community in creating a dynamic, top-of-mind West Michigan region.
A memorial park dedicated to the Army of Cumberland.