Historic Ford House expands its community outreach with new gathering, educational spaces
The historic Edsel and Eleanor Ford mansion in Grosse Pointe Shores is known for hosting wedding photo shoots, fancy car shows and tours of the home and sprawling grounds of the auto scion.
Now, it's poised to become a major tourist attraction and community gathering place with Wednesday's grand opening of a new 40,000-square-foot Visitor Center and 17,000-square-foot Administration Building.
The expansion is one of the largest in over 90 years, according to a news release. To continue sharing the Ford family's legacy, the Ford House opened to the public on the anniversary of Edsel Ford's death.
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