Historical Architecture of Grosse Pointe - Welcome to Crescent LanePosted by Kay Agney on
Last week we presented a Mid-Century Modern model “Holiday House” designed by William F. Baker, built by Cox & Baker in 1956 – 501 Ballantyne.
This week we continue the story of Cox & Baker as we take a look at Crescent Lane – the quiet street filled with many mid-century modern Cox & Baker homes. Crescent Lane is part of the Hunt Club subdivision off of Cook Road in Grosse Pointe Woods. It is the location of around 26 homes. Cox & Baker designed and built all but two of the properties on Crescent Lane, from the mid 1950’s to the early 1960’s.
The following homes are examples of some of the modern Ranch style properties that were built on the sub division, beginning in 1955.
Constructed between 1955 and 1959
985 Crescent Lane (original…
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