Midtown maintains the character of the initial neighborhoods of Grand Rapids, but is updated with the Lyon Street Run club, neighborhood brewery, and coffee shops. There are so many nooks, alleys, and commercial developments to explore in this neighborhood. Looking to move here or spend a day in Midtown? Keep scrolling to explore!

The Local Element of Midtown: “Cool urban living in a downtown adjacent neighborhood.”

Midtown Real Estate Market Update

Making a move to Midtown?

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

Sale Price: $293,608

% of Sales Price vs List Price: 2.92% sold over list price

Bedrooms: 3 beds

Bathrooms: 2 baths

Square Footage: 1,470 sq feet

Price Per Square Foot: $206/sq foot

Number of Days a Home is on the Market: 7

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Midtown Schools

Looking to move to Midtown 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.”

Grand Rapids Montessori Academy

"We embrace the motto of G.R.A.C.E.: Growth, Responsibility, Acceptance, Courtesy, Empathy."

Grades PK - 6

159 College Ave. NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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 Midtown

Midtown Green

Midtown Green Park bridges the Heritage Hill and Midtown neighborhoods in the city. It's a small, flat, open green space that many of the neighbors use as an extension of their own yards.

Hillcrest Dog Park

Park with a dog park and a baseball field.

Grand Rapids Public Library

GRPL location in Midtown.

Food & Drink in Midtown

Lyon Street Cafe

The place where everyone hangs out – why? – because this cafe is welcoming and unique!

Martha’s Pizza

Every pizza is baked in a stone hearth oven on your choice of crispy Neapolitan, whole wheat, or gluten-free crust.

Nantucket Baking

Breads, pastries, and cakes of all sizes.

Friesian Gastro Pub

Brunch, cocktails, and an aesthetic atmosphere with notable interior and exterior spaces.

7 Monks Taproom Grand Rapids

There are many beers and wine to choose from in this cozy tavern. Plus tasty American pub grub to enjoy.


Specialty cafe and restaurant with Korean inspired dishes.

Shops in Midtown

Martha's Vineyard Fine Wine & Gourmet Grocery

Global wine selection, boutique and small batch liquors, local craft and imported beers, locally sourced and specialty groceries, and more!

E. A. Brady's

Four generations of cattlemen, farmers, grocers, and butchers.

Fulton Street Market

Year round farmers market features over 100 booths of local farmers, food items, and artists.

Nearby Areas

Ridgemoor Park


Grand Rapids Township