Jefferson Chalmers

Jefferson Chalmers is coming together with new million-dollar riverfront housing, plenty of infill family homes and town homes and a reviving commercial district. The up-and-coming area boasts active, close-knit neighborhoods, a yacht club, canalfront living and riverfront parks, plus new shopping centers filled with amenities.
Its big event is Jazzin' on Jefferson in June, which brings thousands to the district for two days of music and merriment each year.


Jefferson Chamers is the next neighborhood being covered in the “On the Ground" series which amplifies the voices of  the city residents. Over the next few months, Model D will be embedded in the neighborhood to explore topics of importance to residents, business owners, and other members of the community. 

The On the Ground program is made possible by funding from Kresge.

For more info about Jefferson East visit the Model D
Visiting Guide
Investing Guide
- Moving Guide

Development NewsMyrtle Thompson, center, Program Director and Co-Founder of Feedum Freedom, and Mikel Bresee, right center, pose with community members in front of a pavilion being built as part of the Fox Creek Artscape.
Feature StoryResidential street in Jefferson Chalmers
Feature StoryTammy Black photographed inside the Greenhouse at Community Empowerment Garden.
Feature StoryIDAO Building in Jefferson Chalmers prior to redevelopment
Feature StoryBoats on the Detroit River
Feature StoryFlight simulator at Davis Aerospace Technical High School
Feature StoryNick Sinacori, Jefferson Chalmers historian
Feature StoryRoger Margerum House

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