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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

City Hall and Old Kent Bank

City Hall and Old Kent Bank

Rebecca Smith-Hoffman - 1966-1969

The 1890s Victorian Gothic architecture of City Hall on the right contrasts with the Mid-Century Modern style of the Old Kent Bank Building on the left. City Hall is facing Lyon St., and Ottawa Ave. runs between the two buildings. The following information is for the Old Kent Bank Building.



Full Details

TitleCity Hall and Old Kent Bank
CreatorRebecca Smith-Hoffman
Current AddressNW corner Lyon and Ottawa
ArchitectDaverman Associates
Date Constructed1966
Original UseBank and commercial space

Old Kent Bank and Trust Building was completed in 1966, and the City Hall was demolished in 1969. The Kent County Court House now occupies the site of the former City Hall. Information about the City Hall building can be found here and here.

CollectionRebecca Smith-Hoffman

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