Grand Army of the Republic Building

The Grand Army of the Republic Building, or GAR as it's known, is a triangular castle located on the corner of Grand River and Cass streets. Built in 1900 for veterans of the Civil War, the building was a fixture of downtown life until it was closed and abadnoned in 1982. has an excellent writeup on the history and future of this location.

The GAR was bought by a local media production company in 2011, which began renovation. In 2015, the GAR reopened with offices and restaurants.