City of Grosse Pointe Farms

Business & Shopping Districts

The Hill (4)

The City's two major business districts on Kercheval Avenue and Mack Avenue continue to flourish. Though the districts make up a small part of the community in terms of geography, they are vitally important the quality of life our residents enjoy. 

The Hill is the heart of the community, the home of  the Grosse Pointe Central Library, and historic Cottage Hospital. It borders on community landmarks including Grosse Pointe South High School, Richard Elementary School, and St. James Lutheran Church. It's a hub of financial and real estate activity for the Pointes, and a fashionable destination for the latest salon styles. The Hill where plenty of convenient parking allows for easily walkable access to the unique shops, restaurants and other businesses. To learn more about The Hill Business District visit

Mack Avenue has always been an important east-west connection from downtown Detroit to east side
neighborhoods, and the cities of Grosse Pointe Park, Grosse Pointe, and Grosse Pointe Farms. in Grosse Pointe Farms Mack Avenue features a mix of professional offices, personal services, restaurants, and other businesses.  The area has on-street parking and is pedestrian friendly.