Read about the stylish mid-century home Beth and John Scott found on Grand Rapids west-side and designed by Daverman architect Harris A. VerSchure.
ALEXANDER MCCOLL MODERN
READ ABOUT Julie Wolfert’s restored 1956 Alexander McColl-designed house, a rare example of the architect’s ranch style homes.
POST-MODERN ON ACADEMY
Read about the mid-century modern Post-Joldersma house in the popular Grand Rapids Maryland Estates neigborhood.
E. JOHN KNAPP, GRAND RAPIDS MID-CENTURY ARCHITECT
READ MORE ...E. John Knapp made a significant mark on the architectural landscape of Grand Rapids and West Michigan from 1952-1966.
Grand Rapids has wonderful modern commercial buildings and many have been restored and renovated. Photo courtesy of Cathy Seaver, Cull Group.
MODERN HOME STORIES
Read about 18 great modern homes in West Michigan
USONIAN THORNAPPLE RIVER HOUSE
Harold Turner, master builder of Frank Lloyd Wright Usonian homes, designed and built the Thornapple River House.
PARADE OF HOMES BY MELISSA FOX
READ about the first Grand Rapids Parade of Homes on Parade Street.
INDIANA DUNES MODERN
Here we explore the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on the Indiana Landmarks Tour of Homes.
JAMES & SARAH KIRKPATRICK HOUSE
READ about the James & Sarah Kirkpatrick House designed by George Nelson & Gordon Chadwick.
READ about award-winning architect Edgar Firant, designer of mid-century churches and custom modern homes, and abstract artist Gerda Firant.
GEORGE NAKASHIMA FURNITURE BY MELISSA FOX
The modern furniture of George Nakashima today is highly collectible.