If you are looking to move, please note that the Grosse Pointe Housing Foundation offers up to $350/month towards your rent for available housing in Grosse Pointe Park. This is available for full-time students at most local universities as well as anyone enrolled in medical residencies.
- Visit the GPHF website here which has more information and all available listings
- Read about the application process here
With its diverse and thriving population of over 11,000 students, young professionals, and families, Grosse Pointe Park is a wonderful city to live in.
Grosse Pointe Park is conveniently close to all major transportation routes:
– 15-minute drive to downtown Detroit
– 30-minute drive to Windsor
– 40-minute drive to Metro airport
– 50-minute drive to Ann Arbor
– 4-hour drive to Toronto
– 4.5-hour drive to Chicago
The city has two major parks. Windmill Pointe Park features an Olympic-size swimming pool, wading pool, bath house, marina, fishing pier, concession stand, four lighted tennis courts, two sand volleyball courts, two horseshoe pits, playground equipment, picnic tables and grills.
Patterson Park, also known as “Three Mile Park” includes grills, picnic tables, a covered picnic shelter, splash pad, bocce ball court, putting green, nature trail, exercise course, two tennis courts, playground equipment and lake access for non-motorized activities like windsurfing. During the winter, you can ice skate, sled, and cross-country ski in Patterson Park. A lighted boardwalk offers wonderful views along Lake St. Clair.
Municipal services are first-rate in Grosse Pointe Park as well. Trash, recycling and leaves are picked up curbside and snow is plowed from the streets and public sidewalks. Police and fire services are linked, which shortens response time. There are also three major hospitals within the Grosse Pointe communities: St. John Hospital & Medical Center, Beaumont Hospital-Grosse Pointe and Henry Ford Cottage Hospital.
The downtown area is experiencing tremendous growth. With several new restaurants (don’t miss Red Crown), a wonderful farmers market, and the free K-Line Trolley that will transport you up and down Kercheval between 5 p.m. and 1 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Grosse Pointe Park is quickly becoming a Southeast Michigan hot spot.