Historical Architecture of Grosse Pointe – The Liggett School and Headmaster’s ResidencePosted by Kay Agney on
Last week we stopped by a unique piece of land to present the history of the St. Paul Cemetery. Located on the northeast corner of Country Club Drive and Moross in Grosse Pointe Farms, the cemetery dates to around 1868. It was and still is the only cemetery in Grosse Pointe. The cemetery is the resting place for members of some of the earliest families to inhabit Grosse Pointe, including Vernier, Trombley, Moross, Renaud, Kerby, Beaufait, Moran, and Cadieux families.
This week we head to Briarcliff in Grosse Pointe Woods to review The Liggett School and the Headmaster's residence, completed in 1964-65 and 1966 respectively. The properties are located adjacent to each other at 850 Briarcliff Drive and 800 Briarcliff Drive.
The Liggett School –…
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