Upcoming Lectures and Tours | Pam VanderPloeg, GrandRapidsBuildings.com

October Docomomo Tour Weekend - Dates to be announced

Cherry Street Walking Tours. See the rich layers of 100 years of Grand Rapids architectural history from historic mansions to mid-century commercial on one vibrant street!  Watch for Eventbrite registration link coming soon.

October 12, 2017, 7 PM 

Grand Rapids Buildings - The Architecture of a Beautiful City, Breton Terrace, Kentwood.

November 3, 2017, 12 noon

Grand Rapids Buildings: 100 Years of Architectural History, David Hunting YMCA Service Club Luncheon at the YMCA. 

November 28, 2017

Grand Rapids Buildings - The Architecture of a Beautiful City.  Reservation required through Forest Hills Community Education Learning Cafe.

November 30 and December 7, 2017  

Class and Tour celebrating Frank Lloyd Wright's 150th Birthday Anniversary Celebration, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Aquinas College. Reservation required through the OLLI Program, Aquinas College.

APRIL 2018.  

Guided Tour of Grand Rapids Historic Homes and Buildings for Saginaw Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. 

to be announced:   Modern Architecture of West Michigan.  

Slide show and presentation on the Iconic mid-century designs of nationally known and local mid-century architects, stylish post-World War II developer homes, and new-century modern designs in West Michigan! Check back for details.

Past Program January 28, 2017 at the Grand Rapids PUblic LIbrary for History Detectives

"A Modern Vision Realized: The Mid-Century Park School Development Program"   If you missed this program link here for a summary and recap:   http://grandrapidsbuildings.com/grand-rapids-park-schools-19511961-1/