Frederick Apartments (Columbia, Missouri)

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Frederick Apartments
Frederick building CoMo.jpg
The Frederick from University Avenue
Frederick Apartments (Columbia, Missouri) is located in Missouri
Frederick Apartments (Columbia, Missouri)
Location Columbia, Missouri
Coordinates 38°56′48″N 92°19′34″W / 38.94667°N 92.32611°W / 38.94667; -92.32611Coordinates: 38°56′48″N 92°19′34″W / 38.94667°N 92.32611°W / 38.94667; -92.32611
Built 1928
Architect David Frederick Wallace
Architectural style Classical Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 13000172
Added to NRHP April 16, 2013

Frederick Apartments is a well preserved Classical Revival-style apartment building in downtown Columbia, Missouri, across the street from the University of Missouri. Constructed in 1928 with 39 apartments the building has functioned as originally intended since that time. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2013 under architectural criteria. It remains one of the largest early twentieth century apartment buildings in Columbia and one of only four remaining in the vicinity. The building is a memorial to Frederick Niedermeyer, Jr., a World War I pilot who perished in a plane crash. As of 2013, the owners are in the process of restoring the building.[1][2]

It was designed by architect David Frederick Wallace, who also designed the Jackson County Courthouse in Independence.[3]


  1. ^ Angel Mendez (April 15, 2013). "Frederick Apartments await restoration". Columbia Daily Tribune. 
  2. ^ Debbie Sheals (February 12, 2013). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Frederick Apartments". Missouri. 
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09.