The neighborhood of Heritage Hills, founded in 1848, is known for being the largest urban historic district in the U.S. and the oldest residential district in the state. The local Heritage Hills Association works tirelessly to preserve the historic homes and lots in this area, which is mixed with apartments, multi-family residences, and single-family homes. The Heritage Hill neighborhood showcases many different styles of American architecture, including two homes designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, and its proximity to downtown Grand Rapids makes the location very desirable.

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The city of Grand Rapids, Michigan has a long history of commerce, trade, and business, and is nicknamed "Furniture City" because it is home to many furniture-manufacturing companies. Situated about 30 miles east of Lake Michigan and positioned on the Grand River, Grand Rapids is the second largest city in Michigan. It is also home to many attractive suburban areas such as Heritage Hills, Eastown, Belknap Lookout, and Garfield Park, that feature affordable homes in walkable neighborhoods, ranging from single-family residences to sprawling vintage Victorian manses.

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