Last week we presented 16710 E. Jefferson, now 8 Jefferson Court, one of the oldest homes in all of the Grosse Pointe communities. The home was designed in a Victorian architectural approach for Dr. Lewis E. Maire. It is now part of the Jefferson Court Sub Division.
This week we head to one of Grosse Pointe’s most historic and prestigious homes 625 Lake Shore Rd. Completed in 1909, as a summer cottage for Harry Mulford Jewett, this gracious white clapboard Colonial revival residence was designed by Walter MacFarlane.
During the late nineteenth and early twentieth century Lake Shore Rd was the location for two differing styles of residences. On one hand there were the wealthy Detroit businessmen who wanted to retain the area as a place to…
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