For the most part Grand Rapids has a logic to finding addresses.
The intersection of Division and Fulton is "zero" and everything starts there.
All addresses have a direction NW, NE, SW or SE.
The side of the road you live on determines if your address is even or odd.
East and South are even addresses and North and West are Odd.
The last part of the process is knowing that every Mile you are from the
center of Grand Rapids, Fulton and Division, is 800 numbers.
Think about 28th street and one mile south is 36th st. They are numbered
2800 and 3600 blocks at Division.
Now the test: If you are at an address that is 4000 Alpine NW. You know
you are (5 x 800=4000) 5 miles north of Fulton on the East side of the street
since alpine is a North South Street.
I hope this helps when you are driving around Grand Rapids and can't find
an address or your city map.
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