American Seating Factory Complex 1923/1927

Pioneer Construction

Completed: 2003 Project Cost: $26,249,000

Project Description

Four-story, brick manufacturing building and one-story, warehouse building, converted to 22 apartments and 150,000 square feet of office space, including the American Seating Company Corporate Headquarters. Four-story, brick warehouse/manufacturing building (1923), converted to 67-unit, 277-bed student housing.

Tax Credit

  • State Historic Preservation Tax Credit Application
  • Federal Historic Preservation Tax Credit Application


  • Local Designation Nomination
  • National Register Nomination
  • Governor’s Award for Historic Preservation


557 7th Street NW, Grand Rapids, MI 49504