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Rosa Parks Circle

  • Monroe Center and Monroe Ave.
  • Neighborhood:
    Downtown
  • Grand Rapids, MI 49503
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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.

Rosa Parks Circle was named one of 5 Great Public Spaces in America by the American Planning Association in 2017!

  • Local Gems

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

  • Music

    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

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

  • Outdoor Recreation

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

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  • Park Type: City
Beach, Parks & Trails
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  • Restrooms:
Parks
  • Park Type: City