Jeffersonian Apartments

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Jeffersonian Apartments
Alt=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
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 stands 30 stories and contains 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.


The building is zoned to Detroit Public Schools

See also[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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