Located on the southwestern shore of Lake St. Clair, Grosse Pointe is a community of close-knit residential neighborhoods. The City is known for its stately tree-lined streets and lakeside recreational facilities. The picturesque retail district provides unique shopping and business opportunities – Grosse Pointe residents enjoy a distinctive small-town atmosphere, and yet are within easy reach of the nation’s fifth largest metropolitan area and the entire Great Lakes region. The result is a delightful mix of the traditional and the contemporary flavored with a strong sense of community. Certainly, this is why Grosse Pointe has a national reputation as one of America’s most charming small cities.