City offices are closed on 01/20 for Martin Luther King day. Refuse and recycle services are not delayed.
Check out our plans! Download the final draft documents below.
Executive Summary(PDF, 5MB)
Towards an Equity-Driven Growth Model in Downtown Grand Rapids(PDF, 205KB)
Restore the River as the Draw & Create a Connected & Equitable River Corridor(PDF, 5MB)
Create a True Downtown Neighborhood Home to a Diverse Population(PDF, 7MB)
Implement a 21st century Mobility Strategy(PDF, 6MB)
Expand Job Opportunities & Ensure Continued Vitality of the Local Economy(PDF, 2MB)
Reinvest in Public Space, Culture & Inclusive Programming(PDF, 3MB)
Retain & Attract Families, Talent & Job Providers with High Quality Public Schools(PDF, 3MB)
Appendix 1: River Corridor Plan Supplemental Materials(PDF, 26MB)
Appendix 2: Downtown Plan Supplemental Analysis(PDF, 17MB)
Appendix 3: Downtown Grand Rapids Residential Market Potential(PDF, 4MB)
Appendix 4: Parking and Mobility Study(PDF, 4MB)
In July, 2015, the Grand River Restoration Steering Committee released it's final report. The below report summarizes the committee’s charge, accomplishments and recommended actions for the river.
River Restoration Committee Report
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Vision & Mission