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Grand Rapids in 1856

Scene of early Grand Rapids viewed from the...

68 Ransom NE

68 Ransom NE

Robinson Studio - 1950

The seven-story building of brick and stone construction, built in 1905 and currently known as Park Place, originally housed twelve suites each containing seven rooms: library, living room, dining room, pantry, kitchen, three bedrooms, bathroom and five closets. Built by Clayton Hoffman, it originally bore his name as the Hoffman Flats or Hoffman Apartments. 


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Title68 Ransom NE
CreatorRobinson Studio

In its day the Hoffman was considered one of the finest apartment houses in Grand Rapids. In November of 2013 Park Place, along with several other local apartment buildings was sold to an East Lansing firm.

Location In PhotoGrand Rapids, MI
CollectionColl. # 125.H008170.1, History & Special Collections Dept.

Reproduction and copyright information regarding this image is available from Grand Rapids History & Special Collections, Archives, Grand Rapids Public Library, Grand Rapids, MI

InstitutionGrand Rapids Public Library
Physical Storage LocationGrand Rapids Public Library, Main Branch
Locationlocation on map

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