Kingston Arms Apartments

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Kingston Arms Apartments
Kingston Arms Apartments Detroit MI.jpg
Location 296 East Grand Boulevard
Detroit, Michigan
Coordinates 42°21′16″N 83°0′28″W / 42.35444°N 83.00778°W / 42.35444; -83.00778Coordinates: 42°21′16″N 83°0′28″W / 42.35444°N 83.00778°W / 42.35444; -83.00778
Built 1924
Architect Jacob I. Weinberg
Architectural style Tudor Revival
Governing body Private
Part of East Grand Boulevard Historic District (#99001468)
NRHP Reference # 99000433[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP April 09, 1999
Designated CP November 30, 1999

The Kingston Arms Apartments is an apartment building located at 296 East Grand Boulevard in Detroit, Michigan, in the East Grand Boulevard Historic District. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.[1]

Description[edit]

The Kingston Arms is a four and one-half story apartment building[2] with 24 apartments.[3] The building is rectangular in plan with a front façade facing East Grand Boulevard and a longer façade facing the side street.[2] Retail space with a separate entrance is located in the basement.[2]

History[edit]

The Kingston Arms, built in 1924, is a representative example of the rise of middle-class apartment buildings in pre-Depression era Detroit.[2] The building is currently owned by Messiah Housing Corporation, which refurbished the building in 1990-1992.[3] Messiah Housing also owns the nearby Saint Paul Manor Apartments and El Tovar Apartments.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15. 
  2. ^ a b c d Kingston Arms Apartments from the state of Michigan
  3. ^ a b Kingston Arms from Messiah Housing Corporation.

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