57 Reasons To Live in West Michigan

Reason #12: Creative Class/Cool City

Creative Class/Cool City

57 Reasons to Live in West Michigan Reason #12: Creative Class/Cool City

We're the ones the pundits and scholars are talking about when they describe cities that are reinventing themselves by attracting young, well-educated knowledge workers. Grand Rapids ranked in the top 50 Creative Class communities in Richard Florida's The Rise of the Creative Class. As a result, Grand Rapids has been awarded major grants as part of Michigan's Cool City initiative.

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