Introduction to Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan
Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, in Wayne county, is 6 miles NE of Detroit, Michigan. The people of the city are in the Detroit metropolitan area. Grosse Pointe Park has a population of 12,443.
Grosse Pointe Park History
Grosse Pointe was considered to have a healthful climate and environment, and thus Pierre Provencal came to stay here in 1819. After many years, when the population of the area increased, the people desired incorporation and a more sophisticated government. Incorporations in the area began in 1879.
Grosse Pointe Park and nearby Attractions
- Windmill Pointe Park
- Matthew C. Patterson Park
- Saint Ambrose Catholic Church
- Grosse Pointe Historical Society
- Pier Park
- George Elworthy Field
Things To Do In Grosse Pointe Park
The two historic churches in the city are worth paying a visit to. If you wish to relax, then head to the city parks. The park and recreation department organize a wide variety of activities and programs for people of all ages.
Grosse Pointe Park Transportation
The nearest local airport is Detroit City Airport.
Grosse Pointe Park Higher Education
The colleges that are situated nearby include Macomb Community College, Wayne State University, Marygrove College and Wayne County Community College District.