River Terrace Apartments

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River Terrace Apartments
River Terrace Apartments Detroit.jpg
Location 7700 East Jefferson Avenue
Detroit, Michigan
Coordinates 42°20′58.5″N 82°59′49″W / 42.349583°N 82.99694°W / 42.349583; -82.99694Coordinates: 42°20′58.5″N 82°59′49″W / 42.349583°N 82.99694°W / 42.349583; -82.99694
Area 5.5 acres (2.2 ha)
Built 1939
Architectural style Colonial Revival
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 09000204[1]
Added to NRHP April 15, 2009

The River Terrace Apartments is an apartment building located at 7700 East Jefferson Avenue in Detroit, Michigan. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.[1]


The River Terrace Apartments was built in 1939 and designed for middle-class tenants.[2] It was one of the first two garden apartment complexes built in Michigan which used loan guarantees from the Federal Housing Administration, and the architectural style exemplifies the FHA standards at the time.[2]


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ a b Detroit's River Terrace Apartments, O'Dell House in Bloomfield Hills Nominated for National Register of Historic Places from the Michigan Department of History, Arts and Libraries, Jan. 29, 2009. Retrieved 4/30/09