Rood Building in 2014
|Location||139 Pearl Street, NW, |
|Architect||William G. Robinson|
|NRHP reference #||88000142|
|Added to NRHP||March 4, 1988|
The Rood Building is a commercial building in
The Rood Building was built in 1873 for attorney and investor Charles Conant Rood. It replaced a three-story building at the site, also owned by Rood, which had burned down in October 1872. It was designed by Grand Rapids architect William G. Robinson. Over the years, the building's tenants have generally consisted of offices or residences and at least one restaurant.
The building underwent renovations in the 1980s, which included the installation of a wooden replica