He had a vision and made it come true. Roger Lucas, the builder and developer behind the Grand Castle Apartments has died at 67.

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His daughter, Jenny Lucas-Kemp reported that her father died of heart attack on October 21.

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Roger Lucas was the president of Land and Co., a company that manages apartment developments throughout Grand Rapids as well as Holland, Kalamazoo and Allegan.

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The Grand Castle, a 510-unit apartment building modeled after the famed Neuschwanstein Castle in southern Germany, was a “passion project" for Lucas.

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In 2016, Lucas spoke of the apartments and said during an interview with Mlive,

"The advertising is simple: Live like a king."

He designed the structure to make residents feel like royalty.

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The infamous building stands nearly 200 feet tall. The 15-floor castle is located near the intersection of 28th Street SW and I-196 in Grandville.

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A life size lion tops the roof peak and the building houses a library which features a two-sided staircase modeled after the Walt Disney classic film Beauty and the Beast.

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Lucas' funeral will be held on Saturday, Oct. 30 at Chapel Pointe Church, 3350 Baldwin St., in Hudsonville at 11 a.m. The family is hosting a visitation on Friday, Oct. 29 from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. at the church. A visitation will also take place from 10-10:45 a.m. at the church prior to the funeral service.

Lucas is survived by his wife, Mary, and his 5 children: Jenny Lucas-Kemp (son-in-law Mike), Katy Lucas, Hope Young (son-in-law Lincoln), Jake Lucas, Stephen Lucas, and three grandchildren, said Lucas-Kemp.

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