Rudolph Nims House

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Rudolph Nims House
Rudolph Nims House is located in Michigan
Rudolph Nims House
Rudolph Nims House is located in the US
Rudolph Nims House
Location within the state of Michigan
Location 206 West Noble Street
Monroe, Michigan
Coordinates 41°55′21″N 83°27′33″W / 41.92250°N 83.45917°W / 41.92250; -83.45917Coordinates: 41°55′21″N 83°27′33″W / 41.92250°N 83.45917°W / 41.92250; -83.45917
Built 1846
Architect Jacques Godfroy
NRHP Reference # 72000644[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP October 18, 1972
Designated MSHS October 29, 1971[2]

The Rudolph Nims House is a private residence located at 206 West Noble Street in the city of Monroe in Monroe County, Michigan. It was listed as a Michigan Historic Site on October 29, 1971[2] and added to the National Register of Historic Places on October 18, 1972.[1]

The house was built in 1846 by Jacques Godfroy, who acquired the land from a government grant. While the house was built by Godfroy, it is unknown if he ever actually lived in the house. He sold the house to his business partner Rudolph Nims in 1848.[3] The house has had several additions, but the front facade has remained unchanged. The interior has also been heavily modified. The Nims family owned the house for over a hundred years before selling it. It remains privately owned.[2]

The Rudolph Nims House is a block away from the St. Mary's Church Complex Historic District.


  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. November 11, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c State of Michigan (2001–2003). "Nims, Rudolph, House". Retrieved November 11, 2009. 
  3. ^ Historic American Building Survey (30 Jun 1937). "Rudolph Nims Residence" (PDF). Retrieved November 19, 2009.