3. Grosse Pointe Farms
Grosse Pointe Farms, located in southeastern Michigan on the shores of Lake St. Claire has a population of 11,345. This upscale community was established in 1892 and occupied land from Fisher Road to Weir Lane and Lake St. Claire to Mack Avenue,.
The Highland Park Pumping Station at 337 Lake Shore became the Village Waterworks in 1893 after the Village Council decided to undertake the building of civil services, according to the Walk Through History page at the Grosse Pointe Farms website.
In present times, excellent schools, public services and beautiful neighborhoods make Grosse Pointe one of the best cities in Michigan to live in, as reported on CNN Money online. The three-blocks of shopping and dining in the Village include 40 stores selling everything from the latest fashions to pet toys. The Village’s Kercheval Avenue provides residents and tourists with access to art, antiques, toys and everyday sundries.
The Grosse Pointe Theater belongs to the American Association of Community Theaters, the Theatre Association of Michigan, and the Community Theatre Association of Michigan. The theater’s 63-years of theatrical tradition provide excellent art for the community.