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Rosa Parks Circle

  • Monroe Center and Monroe Ave.
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Local Gems

Downtown community gathering space was designed by Maya Lin, famed for her work on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Live Music Lover

Downtown’s outdoor gathering spot is the site of many free musical events, including Blues on the Mall, GRandJazzFest and New Year’s on the Grand.

Family Fun

Ice skating in downtown Grand Rapids, on an outdoor rink designed by famed sculptor Maya Lin. Free skate rental. Weather conditions permitting.

Outdoor Explorer

This “green respite in the heart of the city,” designed by famed sculptor Maya Lin, showcases water in its frozen, liquid and vapor states.


Created by internationally known artist, Maya Lin. Water is featured in the frozen, liquid and vapor states. Concerts are held on summer evenings and ice skate rentals are provided in the winter.

Beach & Park Info
  • Park Type: City
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