Historical Architecture of Grosse Pointe – The Ford Estate – Part 1Posted by Kay Agney on
Last week we introduced you to the Tennis House, a rather iconic building located at 360 Moselle Place, Grosse Pointe Farms. This week we stay with icons as we investigate the wonderful Ford Estate, in part one of a two part series.
When we think of the Ford Estate thoughts immediately turn to the stunning Cotswold house, designed by Albert Kahn for Edsel and Eleanor Ford in 1929. However, putting the house to one side, the original 125-acre estate, located at Gaukler Pointe, is also home to magnificent gardens, and several additional eye-catching buildings.
Over the years Grosse Pointe has played host to some of the leading, and renowned landscape architects in the United States, including: Ellen Biddle Shipman, Ruth Bramley Dean, William…
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