Found 1 blog entry tagged as Nell Ford. Architecture of Grosse Pointe.

Last week we went back in time to review one of the former grand homes on Lake Shore, 500 Lake Shore, also known as “Stonehurst”. The early English Renaissance “castle” was designed by Pittsburgh architect Albert H. Spahr, in 1917, for Joseph B. Scholtman and his wife Stella Ford.

This week we head to another lost home on the lake, 575 Lake Shore, also known as “Clairview”, part of the collection of beautiful homes that brought turn-of-the-century elegance to the shores of Lake St. Clair. Image is courtesy of © Indiana Limestone Company. Courtesy, Indiana Geological and Water Survey, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

575 Lake Shore, “Clairview”, an elegant Beaux-Arts Italian Renaissance “palace”, was completed between 1911-1915, for…

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