Rodney Court

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Rodney Court
Rodney Court.JPG
Rodney Court, March 2010
Rodney Court is located in Delaware
Rodney Court
Rodney Court is located in the US
Rodney Court
Location 1100 Pennsylvania Ave., Wilmington, Delaware
Coordinates 39°45′08″N 75°33′25″W / 39.752350°N 75.557039°W / 39.752350; -75.557039Coordinates: 39°45′08″N 75°33′25″W / 39.752350°N 75.557039°W / 39.752350; -75.557039
Area 0.5 acres (0.20 ha)
Built 1928 (1928)
Built by VanSant Brothers
Architect Hance, Wallace
NRHP Reference # 80000938[1]
Added to NRHP April 2, 1980

Rodney Court, also known as Rodney Court Co-operative, is a historic apartment building located at Wilmington, New Castle County, Delaware. It was built in 1928, and is a six-story, "L"-shaped steel frame apartment building. The frame is sheathed in cinder block and faced with light-colored tapestry bricks. It features cast-stone trimmings with classical motifs and an elaborate cast-stone classically styled parapet. It once had a large social hall adjoining a roof-top dance floor and roof garden, that has since been converted to a penthouse apartment. It is the last extant luxury apartment built in Wilmington before the Great Depression of the 1930s.[2]

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Sara C. Ramsey; Eileen Mallouk & Betty Collins (November 1979). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Rodney Court" (PDF).  and Accompanying five photos