Medical Mile

Grand Rapids’ Medical Mile is small in area, but huge in impact.  Medical Hill is home to the Van Andel InstituteMichigan State University College of Human Medicine Secchia CenterSpectrum Health Services (including Butterworth HospitalMeijer Heart CenterHelen DeVos Children’s Hospital, and Lemmen-Holton Cancer Pavilion) , and GVSU Cook-DeVos Center for Health Sciences.  The Medical Mile is not just making the news for breakthrough medical developments in Grand Rapids, but the world.  The surrounding homes have been transformed over the recent years to cater to a large community of medical students, doctors and nurses.  While some areas have transformed, Michigan St. still offers a rich selection of traditional Midwest Bars.  Bars like Bob’s Sport Bar, Dukes, and Farrahs offers excellently priced drinks and traditional pub food in a “no nonsense” sort of environment.  Public transportation is readily available at almost any corner, and plenty of convenient shops and stores dot this new and exciting community.