Grosse Pointe is approximately a 15-mile radius and borders Lake St. Clair. It is a quaint community to live shop, raise a family and work.There are 5 charming cities within this radius, Grosse Pointe Shores, Grosse Pointe Woods, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe City and Grosse Pointe Park each having it's own uniqueness.
Known as the smallest of the Grosse Pointe communities, Grosse Pointe Shores extends for three miles along Lake St. Clair. This area is known for its luxury estates and newer style homes as well as the home of the Edsel and Eleanor Ford, which is now open to tourism and some of the top birding in the state. It is strictly residential making for a quiet community. Grosse Pointe Shores is also known for it's wonderful city park next to the exclusive Grosse Pointe Yacht Club.
An ideal city to raise a family, Grosse Pointe Woods has many fine schools. It also has a wonderful park with easy access to Lake St. Clair and a community pool that can compete with any pool in the Midwest. There are many homes of size and shape to choose from and many architectural jewels.
Grosse Pointe Farms is a beautiful, upscale, suburban community on the shores of Lake St. Clair in southeastern Michigan. Since its establishment in 1892, Grosse Pointe Farms has become one of the premier neighborhoods in the country. The Farms is recognized for excellence in its schools, the quality of its housing stock, the safety and welfare of its citizens and its commitment to the special enhancements that make a city a community.
Grosse Pointe City
The City of Grosse Pointe is a community nestled along the shores of Lake St. Clair...a place where lovely homes grace tree-lined streets. Residents are afforded a scenic waterfront park, a private marina, and its two outdoor swimming pools. Grosse Pointe city takes pride in its excellent private and public schools and the city strives to offer an environment that is safe for both young and old.
The City's centrally located small business district is popular for its many quaint specialty shops, art galleries, coffee shops, and its wide assortment of eclectic restaurants.
Grosse Pointe Park
Grosse Pointe Park is nestled on the shores of Lake St. Clair. It's an upscale, pedestrian-friendly community with many vintage custom-built homes from the 1920s and '30s. It's the oldest of the Pointes and the second largest by population. Grosse Pointe Park is 99 percent residential, has no industrial development and is about 1 percent commercial. The city operates two lakefront parks for use by residents only, which includes an activity center and private movie theater.
All of the Grosse Pointes are serviced by a single school system, which is within the top 3 in the state, and many superior private schools. Each city has it's own community park with many activities for the entire family.The homes in Grosse Pointe vary in style and shape. The Homes range from Tudor's to Cape Cod style while some are ranch style, townhouses, condominiums and bungalows. There is a home to fit every need and price range. While some homes are mansions from the early 1900s, Grosse Pointe also offers many newer homes with all of the amenities.
St. Clair Shores is predominantly a residential community. Its eastern boundary is formed by the city's most valuable natural and recreation asset, Lake St. Clair. Lake access is a key attraction for many residents. Some call this area, with its several private and public marinas, the "boating capital of Michigan." Canal subdivisions are along much of the lakefront, providing direct access to the lake for a large number of homeowners. There's not much vacant land left for new housing. Residents are renovating and updating the city's current housing stock.
The Nautical Mile, harbors more boats per population than anywhere else in the world. It has transformed itself into a vibrant district of entertainment, marinas and parks mixed with housing. At the 5 waterfront parks, you may find pools, lakefront swimming, boat launch ramps and activities for the entire family. See City and Park Photo's
Harper Woods is a small, established residential community, incorporated in 1951, of well-kept homes on neat tree-lined streets. The houses range from small starter homes on small lots to large custom homes on lots that are nearly 3/4 of an acre. The city has many retail businesses. Eastland Center and strip commercial developments attract shoppers from surrounding communities. The city is 2 1/2 -square miles and is about 15 minutes from downtown Detroit. Houses include brick and frame bungalows, ranches and colonials built before the 1960s. Shopping and dining are available in the city, the nearby Grosse Pointes and St. Clair Shores. There are three parks in Harper Woods.
On the shores of Lake St. Clair -- and adjacent to Metro Beach -- Harrison Township is very attractive to boaters. The area is nicknamed Boattown, and always has had a nautical feel about it. It's a seaside bedroom community,
Harrison Township has 4 Township owned parks and is the home of Metro Beach, well known for its water activities, it also rates among the top birding sites in the state
An eclectic mix, there is no easy way to describe the variety of housing; the word cozy might be the best description of Harrison Township's housing stock of smaller ranches and bungalows among some outstanding waterfront and canal front homes.
Downtown Detroit is within easy reach, as is shopping at the Lakeside Mall and many restaurants.
Detroit is the largest city in Michigan and the heart of the state's business and cultural life. Detroit has had a profound impact on the world, from being the automotive capital of the world to inventing the Motown sound, Detroit has crafted American culture.
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