501 Eastern is a four-story construction development built to meet LEED Silver designation. It spans two buildings and provides much needed infill to the Eastern Avenue corridor in southeast Grand Rapids. 501 Eastern features a mixture of affordable and market rate apartments as well as live/work spaces and permanent supportive housing units.
With 65 total residential rental units, 61 apartments are reserved for low-income households. Additionally, there are six ground floor live/work units, of which four are market rate. 17 of the affordable units are designated as permanent supportive housing units for homeless youth.