Jeffersonian Apartments

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Jeffersonian Apartments
A low and wide skyscraper building of between twenty and thirty stories in height. In the foreground is a road lined with deciduous trees.
General information
Type residential high-rise
Location 9000 East Jefferson Avenue
Detroit, Michigan
Coordinates 42°21′21″N 82°59′12″W / 42.3558°N 82.9867°W / 42.3558; -82.9867Coordinates: 42°21′21″N 82°59′12″W / 42.3558°N 82.9867°W / 42.3558; -82.9867
Completed 1965
Height
Top floor 98.2 m (322 ft)
Technical details
Floor count 30
Design and construction
Architect Gino Rossetti

The Jeffersonian Apartments is a large apartment building at 9000 East Jefferson Avenue, on the near-east side of Detroit, Michigan. Built in 1965, primarily of glass and steel in the international architecture style, it is one of Detroit's tallest residential buildings -- standing 30 stories with 412 residential units.

The site is close to the MacArthur Bridge and Belle Isle. As the building is situated on a steep slope, the Jefferson Avenue entrance is 17 feet higher than the back entrance along the Detroit River.

Education[edit]

The building is zoned to Detroit Public Schools

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References[edit]

  • Hill, Eric J.; John Gallagher (2002). AIA Detroit: The American Institute of Architects Guide to Detroit Architecture. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-3120-3. 
  • Meyer, Katherine Mattingly and Martin C.P. McElroy with Introduction by W. Hawkins Ferry, Hon A.I.A. (1980). Detroit Architecture A.I.A. Guide Revised Edition. Wayne State University Press. ISBN 0-8143-1651-4. 

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