Grosse Pointe is one of the oldest communities in the Midwest, dating back to the mid-1600s. Its history tells a classic American story of the
transformation of Native American hunting grounds to the fertile farms of European settlers to an affluent suburb that grew with fortunes of industrialism in the 20th century.
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Al Green Albert Kahn Alger Jr architect Avenue in Grosse Berschback brick built Cadieux Caribou Coffee celebrated Clair Avenue Club of Detroit clubhouse Coldwater Creek Cottage Hospital Country Club Defer Elementary School demolished designed DRYBROOK Edsel and Eleanor Eleanor Ford Fisher Road GROSSE POINTE ACADEMY Grosse Pointe Boulevard Grosse Pointe Club Grosse Pointe Farms Grosse Pointe Historical GROSSE POINTE NORTH Grosse Pointe Public Grosse Pointe Woods high school Horace Dodge included Jacobson's Jefferson Avenue John Kerby Road Kercheval Avenue Lake Sainte Clair Lake Shore Road Lake St late located Mack Avenue Milk River Moross Road municipal building Neighborhood Club occupied original Pointe Park Pointe's Poupard private residence today Punch and Judy razed restaurant ribbon farm Road in Grosse roadhouse Sacred Heart schoolhouse SS Delphine Street structure theater today's Tonnancour Torrey Trombly UNIVERSITY LIGGETT SCHOOL Vernier Road village hall Walton Pierce yacht