places of Cranbrook

Kingswood School for Girls

Kingswood is widely considered Eliel Saarinen’s architectural masterpiece.

Cranbrook School for Boys

Cranbrook School for Boys opened in late September 1927 with seventy-four students and seven faculty.

Japanese Garden

Created in 1915 on the eastern edge of Kingswood Lake, the Japanese-style garden is among the oldest in North America.

Greek Theatre

Built in 1915 with a formal dedication in 1916, the theatre was an early center of community activities.

Middle School for Girls

Open in 2011, Cranbrook Middle School for Girls is the newest building on Cranbrook's campus.

Lily Pond Cascade

Located in the Japanese Garden, the Lily Pond Cascade is part of the River Rouge system. 

Banner photo by P.D. Rearick, CAA '10