Jefferson Hall, photo submitted 1985
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Jefferson Hall
1404 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit - Wayne County
Property Type apartment building
Historic Use DOMESTIC/multiple dwelling
Current Use DOMESTIC/multiple dwelling
Style Italian Renaissance
Narrative Description Jefferson Hall is a four-story, garden court type, apartment building. The building is a "U" shaped plan with the main lobby from the courtyard in the center of the "U". The building is red brick with stone trim and contains three projecting bay windows which rise from the second through the fourth floor. Two commercial storefronts are located at the street level, flanking the courtyard entranceway.
Statement of Significance Of modest Italian Renaissance design, Jefferson Hall is the only Garden Court plan apartment building remaining on East Jefferson Avenue. Garden Plan apartments gave more tenants window space and a view of the central courtyard.
Period of Significance 1901-1930
Significant Date(s) 1916
Registry Type(s) 10/09/1985 National Register listed
Site ID# P25146