Pine Grove Terrace Apartments

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Building Name

Pine Grove Terrace Apartments

Description

President Eugene B. Elliott constructed Pine Grove Apartments as part of his expansion plans. The apartments were reserved for married housing, housing that would appeal to GIs with families returning from the Korean War (1950-1953). Pine Grove #1 opened with thirty-six completely furnished apartments earmarked for married students. A one-bedroom apartment cost $60 a month and a two-bedroom apartment cost $70 a month. Furnishings included a Youngstown kitchen in dawn yellow and meridian blue with a gas range and an electric refrigerator. A living room, bedroom, bathroom, and heating unit were all included in individual units.

Year Constructed

1955, 1957

Building Functions

Married student housing

Architect

Swanson and Associates, Bloomfield Hills, MI

Original Cost

$750,006

Architectural Style

International

Square Footage

87,152

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