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About the Area

Living Here

Garden City Hospital is located in the suburban community of Garden City, Michigan, roughly half way between Detroit and Ann Arbor. Garden City was developed in the 1940’s as autoworkers headed out of urban area for homes with space for gardening.

There are numerous cities and townships located within a short drive of GCH. Nearby communities where most GCH house staff reside include: Canton, Livonia, Westland, Dearborn, Dearborn Heights, Northville, Novi and Farmington Hills.

Southeastern Michigan offers great variety in arts and entertainment, recreational activities, parks, museums, college and professional sports, shopping, and restaurants. There are many great websites to learn more. A few to get you started are and


The hospital is located near major freeways, providing convenient access to the tri-county area. The closest major airport is Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW), approximately a 15 minute drive.

Estimated driving time from Garden City:

  • Dearborn: 15 minutes
  • Detroit: 25 minutes
  • Novi: 25 minutes
  • Ann Arbor: 35 minutes
  • East Lansing: 1 hour, 15 minutes
  • Chicago, IL: 4 hours