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  Grosse Pointe High School
The construction of the Grosse Pointe High School in 1928 marked an important transition in the history of this area along the shores of Lake St. Clair.
Grosse Pointe's move away from its farming community origins began after the Civil War, when wealthy Detroit businessman purchased much of the area's lake-front property for summer homes.
The Grosse Pointe High School is located at 11 Grosse Pointe Boulevard in the Detroit suburb of Grosse Pointe, one block north of Jefferson Avenue.
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It is comprised of five distinct areas: Grosse Pointe Park, the City of Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Shores, and Grosse Pointe Woods.
All the Grosse Pointe communities are serviced by a single school system, the Grosse Pointe Public School System, which is recognized as one of the best in the nation.
Grosse Pointe Farms is an established upscale community of traditional neighborhoods, featuring gorgeous tree-lined streets and blocks of uniquely styled houses with high-end architectural details.
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 Grosse Pointe, Michigan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grosse Pointe is a city in Wayne County in the U.S. state of Michigan.
Grosse Pointe was the setting for the 1997 movie Grosse Pointe Blank starring John Cusack and Minnie Driver.
In another episode of The Simpsons, it is believed that Homer's brother Herb lives on Lakeshore in Grosse Pointe.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grosse_Pointe,_Michigan   (663 words)

  
 Grosse Pointe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grosse Pointe Shores, village (technically consisting of two townships, Grosse Pointe Township in Wayne County and Lake Township in Macomb County).
The complete region of 'Grosse Pointe' is twelve square miles, bordered on the west by Harper Woods and Detroit, on the south by Detroit, on the north by St.
The Grosse Pointe area is the setting of two novels by Grosse Pointe-raised writer Jeffrey Eugenides: The Virgin Suicides, which is partially a parody of his real-life high school University Liggett School (ULS), and Middlesex.
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 Grosse Pointe Shores Michigan Real Estate
Houses in Grosse Pointe Shores are typically brick and tend to be newer than the rest of the Pointes, although some of the original mansions and estates still survive.
Grosse Pointe Shores, and all of the other cities known collectively as "The Pointes", are approx.
The Grosse Point Yacht Club, the Grosse Pointe Sail Club and the Crescent Sail Yacht Club are located nearby and sailors of all ages enjoy the wind and waves Lake St. Clair.
www.relocate-america.com /states/MI/cities/grosse_pointe_shores.htm   (767 words)

  
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Grosse Pointe Women in a Suffragist parade on Lakeshore Rd., c.
Grosse Pointes, Harper Woods, Detroit and elsewhere in Macomb and Oakland counties.
Among its various projects, the Grosse Pointe branch regularly collects personal hygiene items for Alternatives for Girls, a non-profit organization in the downtown Detroit area and one of the recipients of the book sale proceeds.
www.aauw-michigan.org /index.2ts?page=grossepointe   (314 words)

  
 Welcome To Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Grosse Pointe Farms is a beautiful, upscale, suburban community on the shores of Lake St. Clair in southeastern Michigan.
Since its establishment in 1892, Grosse Pointe Farms has become one of the premier neighborhoods in the country.
The Farms is recognized for excellence in its schools, the quality of its housing stock, the safety and welfare of its citizens and its commitment to the special enhancements that make a city a community.
www.ci.grosse-pointe-farms.mi.us   (82 words)

  
 Grosse Pointe Real Estate, Grosse Pointe Michigan Homes For Sale - Adlhoch and Associates - The Summer People
Detroiters discovered the Grosse Pointe summer lifestyle, and established vacation homes along the lake shore.
Some of the cottages were modest; as time passed some of the building was more elaborate and grew into the local version of Newport, Rhode Island's warm weather retreats for the millionaires of the period.
The Interurban rail line, which ran from Detroit to Grosse Pointe from the 1890's to the 1920's further opened up the area.
www.grossepointerealty.com /summer.htm   (268 words)

  
 Grosse Pointe North High School
The mission of Grosse Pointe North Athletics is, with the support of the community, to offer a program in educational athletics that provides opportunities for student growth and development through competitive interscholastic sports.
Pointe North High School opened in the fall of 1968, interscholastic athletics have been an integral part of the school, and school system that prides itself on excellence in academics, athletics, and the performing arts.
Inclusion is also a critical component of the Grosse Pointe philosophy towards extracurricular activities, as evidenced by the Detroit News ranking Grosse Pointe North and South among the State’s top schools for gender equity in athletics.
north.gpschools.org /Athletics/index.html   (2247 words)

  
 GrossePointe.com - Grosse Pointe School and Education Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The communities of Grosse Pointe, Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe Farms, Grosse Pointe Shores and Grosse Pointe Woods have one school district serving all five cities.
The "Barnard Center" is located in Grosse Pointe Woods on the grounds of the Children's Home of Detroit and serves residents of that home.
There are also two private schools in Grosse Pointe consisting of the University Liggett and The Grosse Pointe Academy.
www.grossepointe.com /schools.shtml   (276 words)

  
 Beth Pressler CRS Grosse Pointe Michigan
The Grosse Pointes are very fortunate to enjoy one of the finest school systems in the nation.
The mission of the Grosse Pointe Public School System, in partnership with parents and community, is to ensure that all students acquire and use knowledge, skills and behaviors necessary to meet the challenges of today and tomorrow
The Grosse Pointe Board of Education is a seven-member body elected by the community for four-year terms.
bethpressler.com /publicschools.htm   (401 words)

  
 Grosse Pointe South High School
South was established in 1928 and is part of the Grosse Pointe Public School System.
These links are not under the control of Grosse Pointe South, and South is not responsible for the contents of any linked site or any link contained in a linked site, or any change or updates to such sites.
Grosse Pointe South is providing these links to you only as a convenience, and the inclusion of any link does not imply endorsement of the site by the school nor the District.”
south.gpschools.org   (169 words)

  
 Salon | "Grosse Pointe Blank"
That's the sorry predicament of John Cusack in George Armitage's "Grosse Pointe Blank," which sets out to be a stylish hybrid of fl comedy, action movie and love story and ends up being a shining sunbeam -- albeit a Ray-Ban-tinted one -- about trust and redemption.
Martin, who's returning to his hometown (after which the movie is titled) to investigate a possible job, figures he might drop in on his 10th high school reunion, and maybe even engineer an assignation with Debi (Minnie Driver), the woman he stood up on prom night lo these many years ago.
But the catch -- the really troubling thing about "Grosse Pointe Blank," and the thrilling thing -- is how sexy Cusack's Martin Blank is. His eyebrows telegraph sin in 12 languages.
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 Community Organizations - Grosse Pointe Park
Grosse Pointe is one of those rare places that draws generation upon generation back to raise their own children in a community with schools that have kept up with the times.
Services for Older Citizens (SOC) is a nonprofit organization that reaches out in many ways to help seniors from the Grosse Pointes and Harper Woods to maximize their independence.
The Grosse Pointe Historical Society was organized in 1945 to promote the preservation of our local heritage and to share that knowledge with the community.
www.grossepointepark.org /Community.htm   (239 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Grosse Pointe - The Complete Series: DVD: Andrew Fleming,Jake Kasdan,Jim Fall,Dennis Erdman,Allison Anders   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Grosse Pointe is a show about 'behind the scenes' of a teen soap opera called 'Grosse Pointe'.
Grosse Pointe cast and crew members immediately notice another change in Hunter; she is actually a very nice person when not starving herself to attain Hollywood's version of "beauty" and thus keep her job.
Grosse Pointe was one of the first shows I ever remember loving on the WB- so of course it got canceled.
www.amazon.com /Grosse-Pointe-Complete-Andrew-Fleming/dp/B000E33VYU   (2591 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Grosse Pointe - The Complete Series (Amazon.com Exclusive): DVD: Andrew Fleming,Jake Kasdan,Jim Fall,Dennis ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Grosse Pointe is a show about 'behind the scenes' of a teen soap opera called 'Grosse Pointe'.
In a twisted reversal of Michael Jackson's child molestation allegations, a make-a-wish kid flmails Quentin for a role on Grosse Pointe after accidentally seeing him without the toupee ("Pilot"); Either he gets a part or else Quentin's very closely guarded secret is leaked to the press---and his career as a teen heartthrob is officially over.
Grosse Pointe cast and crew members immediately notice another change in Hunter; she is actually a very nice person when not starving herself to attain Hollywood's version of "beauty" and thus keep her job.
amazon.com /Grosse-Pointe-Complete-Amazon-com-Exclusive/dp/B000E33VYU   (2598 words)

  
 Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce Newsroom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
While your Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce was incorporated in August, our membership drive began the last few days of October.
The Grosse Pointes saw two new beginnings last week that are sure to be longtime assets to the community.
The Grosse Pointe Chamber of Commerce recently met and announced the formation of its board of directors that will be inducted on Wednesday, Jan. 25, at the Inaugural Dinner being held at the Grosse Pointe War Memorial.
www.grossepointechamberofcommerce.org /news.asp   (381 words)

  
 Grosse Pointe Shores, Michigan 48236 - InfoMI.com
The Village of Grosse Pointe Shores is 1.5 square miles and is located in both Wayne and Macomb Counties.
Grosse Pointe Shores was incorporated as a village in 1911.
The main parks of Grosse Pointe Shores are The George Osius Park and The Ford Park.
www.infomi.com /city/grossepointeshores   (109 words)

  
 GrossePointeArtCenter   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The Grosse Pointe Artists Association is the oldest non-profit art organization in Grosse Pointe.
It is a diverse organization that promotes and stimulates talents and interests in the arts throughout the Grosse Pointes and their surrounding communities.
Grosse Pointe Artists Association Writer in Residence 2006 is: Mariela Griffor
www.grossepointeartcenter.com   (519 words)

  
 Grosse Pointe Shores Municipal Court
Grosse Pointe Shores still retains one of the six surviving Municipal Courts in the State of Michigan.
The courtroom for Grosse Pointe Shores is located on the first floor of the Village of Grosse Pointe Shores Offices, 795 Lake Shore Road.
Re-elected in Grosse Pointe Woods in 1995, 1999 and 2003
www.grossepointeshores.org /html/courts/court.html   (324 words)

  
 Grosse Pointe Blank (1997)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
He is sent on a mission to a small Detroit suburb, Grosse Pointe, and, by coincidence, his ten-year high school reunion party is taking place there at the same time.
While there he visits his childhood sweetheart, local DJ Debi (Driver), for the first time in 10 years – when in a fit of madness he had ditched her on their prom night to run off and join the army.
‘Grosse Pointe Blank' is extremely funny, full of deadpan, twisted humour - mainly from Cusack, but ably supported by Ackroyd and Arkin.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0119229   (835 words)

  
 Grosse Pointe Historical Society - Home Page
The Grosse Pointe Historical Society was organized in 1945 to promote the preservation of our local heritage
The Nobel-prize winning activist gave a speech at Grosse Pointe High School on March 14, 1968, three weeks before he was assassinated.
on-site and in the schools help generations of Grosse Pointe children to connect to a fascinating community with long-standing roots in the development of America.
www.gphistorical.org   (348 words)

  
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Dame is quoted as saying "My family and I are very excited about the opportunity and about getting to know the people of Grosse Pointe." Mr.
We wish to extend a warm welcome to Peter, Christine and their three children to the City of Grosse Pointe.
The City Manager's Office is responsible for the executive management of the highly diverse operations of the City of Grosse Pointe.
www.grossepointemi.us /page/page/815672.htm   (215 words)

  
 Amazon.co.uk: Grosse Pointe Blank [1997]: DVD: John Cusack,Minnie Driver,Alan Arkin,Dan Aykroyd,Joan Cusack,Hank ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Grosse Pointe Blank is an amiable fl comedy, cowritten by Cusack and directed by Jonathan Demme protégé George Armitage (Miami Blues), has the feel of Demme's Something Wild and Married to the Mob--which is to say its humour is dark and brightly coloured at the same time.
The story is framed around Blank's disappearance on prom night ten years previous and his sudden and unexpected return on the eve of his ten-year class reunion at Grosse Pointe (Michigan) High School.
From the word go this is simply excellent, the performances of every member of the cast are spot on (especially a wonderful turn from John’s sister Joan as his PA), the writing going from witty dialogue to pitch dark humour is splendid.
www.amazon.co.uk /Grosse-Pointe-Blank-John-Cusack/dp/B00004CXYL   (1600 words)

  
 Welcome to The Village of Grosse Pointe Shores
The Shores is the smallest of the five Grosse Pointe communities and the only one to be zoned for single family dwellings only.
Grosse Pointe Shores is proud to be the home community of the Edsel and Eleanor Ford House, which is tax exempt, and the Grosse Pointe Yacht Club, the Shores' only commercial property.
Together with our residents and our employees, the Village Council and I continually strive to better the services we provide and the quality of life here in Grosse Pointe Shores.
www.grossepointeshores.org   (169 words)

  
 Grosse Pointe Heights
The area now known as Harper Woods was originally part of Grosse Pointe Township since April 1848.
The proposed name of Grosse Pointe Heights came in second to the choice of Harper Woods when the city was incorporated in 1951.
The change to Grosse Pointe Heights can easily be done on a gradual basis to minimize costs and confusion.
www.grossepointeheights.com   (206 words)

  
 Grosse Pointe Real Estate, Grosse Pointe Michigan Homes For Sale - Adlhoch and Associates - Grosse Pointe History
Grosse Pointe residents walk upon grounds that were once the swamp, marsh, and meadow haunts of deer, buffalo and beaver.
From the 1850's to the early 1900's, Grosse Pointe was THE summer residence of lumber and automobile barons.
All old photos belong to and are used with the permission of the Grosse Pointe Historical Society
www.grossepointemichigan.com /history.htm   (227 words)

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