Plaza Roosevelt Partners


Our North Star

Neighbors of the Roosevelt Park Neighborhood have the wisdom, experience, and determination necessary to create a thriving neighborhood. We believe in empowering neighbors to develop solutions and drive revitalization. Together, we will realize the possibilities to strengthen the economic, educational, physical, service, healthcare, and social environments of the Roosevelt Park Neighborhood.



The motivation, creators, and sustainers of Plaza Roosevelt. 


Habitat for humanity of kent county

Habitat Kent has served as the organizers and conveners of the project. Their goal is to build safe, stable, and affordable homeownership opportunities. 
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Roosevelt Park Neighborhodd association

Roosevelt Park Neighborhood Association (RPNA) empowers neighbors to prevent crime and improve their community.  We work with residents to maintain the integrity of the neighborhood as a great place to live, work and do business.  Plaza Roosevelt reflects the hopes and dreams of the neighborhood and RPNA is excited to work alongside neighborhood residents to help fulfill their unique vision for a growing Roosevelt Park that reflects the dynamic and rich cultural history of the neighborhood.




Grand rapids public schools

Thanks to the voters and taxpayers of Grand Rapids, GRPS will be investing $20 million to build a new high school on Plaza Roosevelt as part of the expansion our Southwest Community Campus Spanish-English Immersion theme school. This investment also includes new preschool classrooms, new after school programming in partnership with Grandville Avenue Arts and Humanities, and special programing during school in partnership with the Hispanic Center.



Grandville avenue arts & humanities

The Cook Arts Center (operated by Grandville Avenue Arts & Humanities) offers artistically and culturally diverse classes and programs that give students of all ages an opportunity to explore their creativity and enhance their skills, celebrate their own culture, and learn about the cultures of others. The Plaza Roosevelt development will facilitate expansion of GAAH’s Teen Leaders in the Arts program by providing additional space and fostering new community partnerships.



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Hispanic center of western michigan

Maintain the cultural identity of the neighborhood and expand youth development. 



Mercy health saint mary's clinica santa maria 

Clinica Santa Maria has been an anchor of the Roosevelt Park neighborhood for three decades,  offering comprehensive primary care services including medical care, women's health services, behavioral health services, and health education to patients we serve.  We propose to expand our building to include a pharmacy, additional exam rooms and office space.




Dwelling place

Dwelling Place is excited to be the lead developer for the future affordable, multi-family housing at Plaza Roosevelt. Our work improves the lives of people by creating quality affordable housing and serving as a catalyst for neighborhood revitalization.



Ferris state university

Pathway for higher education and job training.