Items Tagged with 'Calder Plaza'
The $553M spending plan reduces city’s property tax millage rate from 8.9710 mills to 8.9011 mills.
Grand Rapids’ budget for fiscal year 2020 is officially on track to begin July 1. The new plan establishes a series of operating, debt service and capital appropriations focused on the city’s strategic plan. Read More
Panel is in fourth year of following GR Forward plan for improvements.
The Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority is moving forward on significant capital improvement projects, including the reconstruction of Calder Plaza, according to its proposed budget for fiscal year 2020. Read More
Now 50 years old, trucking company originally hauled modular homes.
Calder Plaza’s iconic sculpture, La Grande Vitesse, turns 50 this year, but coincidentally, the company responsible for hauling its parts to where it stands today also will be celebrating 50 years in business. Read More
Tentative plans include southeast edge planting improvements, a great pavilion with a stage, a café building.
Grand Rapids has brought in Pioneer Construction to manage the redesign of Calder Plaza’s southeast edge, also known as phase one of the city’s master plan. Read More
Calder Plaza will see improvements while permanent solutions are finalized.
Plans to improve Calder Plaza still are in the works, but the Grand Rapids Downtown Development Authority recently approved expenditures for temporary improvements that should breathe new life into the space. Read More