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Grosse Pointe Farms

Grosse Pointe War Memorial

Grosse Pointe Farms since its establishment in 1892 has been considered one of the finest communities in the country. Located on the southern shore of Lake St. Clair and just east of the City of Grosse Pointe and west of Grosse Pointe Shores and Grosse Pointe Woods, its population, according to the 2010 U.S. Census, is 9,479. Home to The Hill, an upscale shopping area which has select stores, professional services and a variety of great restaurants. Two of the restaurants, The Hill Seafood and Chophouse and The Dirty Dog Jazz Café, were named “Restaurant of the Year” by Hour Magazine. Several of the Grosse Pointe Public Schools are located within the community including Richard and Kerby Elementary Schools, Brownell Middle School and Grosse Pointe South High School. The Central Branch of the Grosse Pointe Public Library is also located here. Grosse Pointe Academy and St. Paul’s Catholic School are both located in The Farms. Grosse Pointe Farms’ Pier Park offers its residents the exclusive use of a sandy beach, in-ground pool, ice skating rink and warming house, community building, picnic facilities, playgrounds and large harbor for boats of all sizes. The Farms is also home to the Henry Ford’s Cottage Hospital and the new home to Services for Older Citizens in the historic Newberry House on Ridge Road. Community buildings also include the Grosse Pointe War Memorial which is home to the Grosse Pointe Theater, Grosse Pointe Cable TV, summer concerts on the lakeside, community educational and exercise programs, Grosse Pointe Rotary and many veteran’s programs. The Grosse Pointe Historical Society has its headquarters here, too. One of the most prestigious private clubs in the country is located here, The Country Club of Detroit. There is also a private sailing club located in the Farms, Crescent Sail Club, and another private club, The Grosse Pointe Club. Here are some additional sources of information:

Christ Church

Grosse Pointe South High School

Central Library

The Hill in Fall

The Hill