Historical Architecture of Grosse Pointe – The Work of Joseph P. JogerstPosted by Kay Agney on
Last week we explored a rather splendid home, 1100 Three Mile Drive, completed in 1927. The property is located on the corner of Three Mile Drive and St. Paul, on a double lot, close to an acre of land that was originally part of the Henry Russel Three-Mile Subdivision (lots 23 & 24).
This week we turn our attention to the work of a lesser-known designer Joseph P. Jogerst, born in Marathon, Wisconsin in 1884. While he only created a couple of homes in Grosse Pointe Park – 1006 Whittier Rd and 1000 Devonshire – it appears he was a leading name in the design of apartment buildings in Metro Detroit during the 1920’s, and the mid 1940’s.
Joseph P. Jogerst arrived in Detroit during the early twentieth century and quickly became an active and…
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