East Hills

East Hills is the home of the Cherry Street shopping district and is the neighborhood where you take out of towners to impress them, East Hills has a little something for everyone. They also have an incredibly impressive neighborhood association, historic preservation presence and huge amount of parent involvement at their local elementary school. Looking to move here or spend a day in East Hills? Keep scrolling to explore!

The Local Element of East Hills: “Impressively cool”

East Hills Real Estate Market Update

Making a move to East Hills?

Information on Average home sales data in this neighborhood in the last 12 months. Source grar.com

Sale Price: $325,482

% of Sales Price vs List Price: 4.89% sold over list price

Bedrooms: 3 beds

Bathrooms: 2 baths

Square Footage: 1,561 sq feet

Price Per Square Foot: $212/sq foot

Number of Days a Home is on the Market: 4

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Get connected to the  Neighborhood Association

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East Hills Schools

Looking to move to East Hills and want to learn more about the schools available? Check them out below.

More from Grand Rapids Public Schools: “For more than 150 years, Grand Rapids Public Schools has been a leader in West Michigan. With over 40 schools in one dynamic district, we take pride in preparing our scholars for the real world.”

Congress Elementary School

"Relationships are at the heart of all we do."

Grades PK - 5

940 Baldwin St SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Alger Middle School

"We challenge our scholars to be their best selves in and out of the classroom."

Grades 6 - 8

921 Alger St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507

Ottawa Hills High School

"We Can Do This!"

Grades 9 - 12

2055 Rosewood Ave. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506

Things to do in East Hills

Kula Yoga GR

Warm and welcoming yoga studio with a variety of in-person and virtual classes.

Cherry Park

Classified by the city of Grand Rapids as a Mini-Park, Cherry Park is a local gathering spot for families to use the playground or splash pad.

Wilcox Park

This neighborhood park features a baseball diamond, basketball court, soccer field, tennis courts, picnic tables, and an enclosed shelter house.

Sable Candle Co.

Join their workshops for a hands-on experience and the perfect introduction to candle-making. Guests can bring their own containers or choose from the selection in-store. Learn to mix fragrance oils and create your own custom candle.

Food & Drink in East Hills


Sushi & Grill


Japanese and Korean comfort food

Cherie Inn

A French style cafe serving breakfast and brunch.

Brewery Vivant

World’s first microbrewery in a refurbished historic funeral home. A hotspot for the locals to enjoy a night out on the East side.

Forty Acres

This black-owned restaurant is home to classic soul food. All sourcing and leadership are local.

Donkey Taqueria

One-of-a-kind Mexican Street Food with premium flavors and hand crafted cocktails.

The Green Well

Eco-friendly gastropub serves an eclectic menu plus local & European beers in a sunny space.

Grove Restaurant

Modern, progressive cuisine in the heart of East Hills. Sister restaurant to Green Well.

Uncle Cheetah's Soup

Comfy cozy soup shop with unique options and flavors changing daily.

Le Bon Macaron

Cafe serving uniquely crafted French macarons and lattes.

The Electric Cheetah

A trendy vibe and a popular space. Craft root beer, amazing mac & cheese, and an extensive menu.

Less Traveled

A modern and classy cocktail bar on Wealthy St with a unique selection of liquors and cocktails.


Nashville Heat meets Michigan Neat in this chill East Hills eatery. Serving fried chicken, made from scratch picnic sides & sandwiches in a remodeled historic building.

Kava Kasa

The kava root that is brewed into their tea provides many health benefits: reduced stress, nervous system support, anxiety relief, mental focus, and muscle recovery.

Paddock Place

Elegant restaurant offers international cuisine in a contemporary space, outdoor seating, catering for special events, and a variety of private rooms to pick from.

Squibb Coffee & Wine Bar

Easygoing, cheery cafe offering coffee, tea drinks & baked goods plus cheese plates & wine.

Furniture City Creamery

Ice cream shop making locally sourced, homemade ice cream in many unique flavors.

Red Bowl

Authentic Asian Cuisine

Stovetop Roasters

Coffee, pastries, and so much more!

Shops in East Hills


A west coast style store by @rebelgr

Books & Mortar

Independent Neighborhood Bookstore

Adored Boutique

Women’s casual/contemporary apparel, shoes and accessories

Basic Bee

Consignment boutique with a trendy collection of women’s clothing and accessories.

The Petrichor Market

Consignment boutique and refillery open Tuesday-Sunday

Hopscotch Children's Store

Upbeat, family-operated shop carrying toys, gifts, gear & apparel for infants & small children.

Nearby Areas

Heritage Hill