Points of Interest

Welcome to Grosse Pointe, Michigan. there is no finer place to call home.

Nestled along the picturesque shores of Lake St. Clair and just a short drive from downtown Detroit’s cultural and historical districts, you will find the regal community of Grosse Pointe, Michigan. This 11 square-mile area is comprised of five individual communities: The City of Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe Woods and the Village of Grosse Pointe Shores.

Upon entering Grosse Pointe, you will be greeted by canopied, tree-lined streets, immaculately groomed yards, waterfront sidewalks sprinkled with joggers, cyclists and dog walkers, convenient markets, boutique shops and eateries.

Along with the natural grace and beauty of the community, all residents are provided with a host of municipal services including: street sweeping, leaf collection, sidewalk snow removal, recycling and garbage pick-up.

Special Features

Each individual city maintains its own residents-only waterfront park, complete with swimming pools, picnic tables, tennis courts, skating rinks, playground and marinas. Family-oriented activities can be found year-round, including a farmers market, home and garden tours, block parties, street festivals, art fairs, outdoor concerts, holiday parades, fun runs/walks and plenty more.

Cultural Centers

The Grosse Pointe War Memorial
The Grosse Pointe War Memorial is a grand mansion owned by the Alger family in the early 1900′s. In 1949, the building was dedicated to war veterans who gave their lives in World War II and to serve as a center for charitable events and continuing education. Today, over 5,000 events are held at the War Memorial annually, including lectures, classes, trips, luncheons, art shows, recitals and plays, as well as private events such as wedding receptions and showers


Grosse Pointe has a wonderful selection of churches, of numerous denominations. Each church has a treasured past, and a rich history – the first Catholic parish in the Grosse Pointes was officially recognized in 1835. The liturgical buildings found in the community have superb architectural detailing and some of the best examples of stained glass windows in the state.

Private clubs

Grosse Pointe has some excellent private clubs, there is something for everyone. Each club has a wonderful historical background and provide some of the best facilities in and around Metro Detroit for residents of all ages.