Convent of the Sacred Heart-GP Academy

171 Lake Shore. Convent of the Sacred Heart-Grosse Pointe Academy. Main four story building designed by William Shickel in 1885 for Academy of the Sacred Heart for Girls. Furnished with "modern" conveniences including steam heat. Chapel (1899) and classroom wing (1928) added later. Since 1969, a private co-educational school. The land extending east to beyond Moran Road first cleared by Commodore Alexander Grant, a British naval officer. Site of his large home, later called "Grant's Castle," built about 1775. Remained his residence until 1812.