Allen Terrace is an affordable housing community that provides an enjoyable lifestyle for senior citizens. Allen Terrace is a low-rise apartment building nestled in a wooded setting and ideally located near the heart of downtown Northville, the Northville Senior Center and the public library. The centrally located , air-conditioned building has many common areas where residents can interact and spend time with family and visitors.  Many social activities take place in the Allen Terrace Activity Room.

Amenities include:
• Affordable rent that includes all utilities
• A smoke-free building
• On-site management and maintenance
• Heat and air conditioning individually controlled in each apartment
• Controlled entry
• Full kitchen with electric range and refrigerator
• Large walk-in storage closet
• Patio or balcony
• Card-operated laundry center  (No coins needed)
• Computer lab
• Beauty salon 

• Pool table
• Large activity room
• Social activities
Weekday lunch program offered by Wayne County Nutrition Services
• Plenty of parking
• Scenic views
• Within walking distance of downtown Northville
Community BBQ grill onsite

See below for additional information and photographs.

Beauty Nook


The Beauty Nook is Allen Terrace's on-site full service beauty salon. It is open Tuesdays and Fridays by appointment. Call Suzanne Matchulat at 313-673-3201 to schedule an appointment.
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For residents' convenience, Allen Terrace offers an on-site laundry room with full-size washers and dryers at a reasonable cost per load.
The room is open daily from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. 

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The Allen Terrace library was built with the vision of the late Housing Commissioner Ray (Butch) Casterline, who worked with the Northville Kiwanis Club to establish a special place where residents could spend quality time reading and learning. He wanted residents to have access to a wide variety of reading material on site. The Northville District Library works with the Housing Commission to ensure that Butch's dream is kept alive. The District library regularly updates the collection for the residents' enjoyment. The library is named "The Butch Casterline Memorial Library" in his honor. 

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Meals On Wheels
Residents can enjoy Wayne County Nutrition Program (Meals on Wheels) Monday - Thursday by reservation for a small donation. 

Getting meal bag for delivery.

Seniors get dessert.

Woman serves meal to seniors.
Sue Hooper Technology Center (Computer Lab)
In 2000, former Housing Commissioner Sue Ellen Hooper created Allen Terrace Technology Center for residents. She started with one computer donated from local dentist Dr. James Payne, and added four additional computers over the years. More recently, Vision Computer Solutions of Northville donated five new computers to the center and a printer.  

The computer room is available for resident enjoyment seven days a week. Residents may browse the internet, check their email, or play a game such as Solitaire!
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Terrace Talk - Activities Calendar
At Allen Terrace, you can find a wide variety of activities and events occurring throughout the month. Participate in any of our Resident Council's planned events, which include anything from movie nights to card games to Wii bowling - all with your friends here at Allen Terrace. Terrace Talk, our monthly newsletter, is your guide to all that is happening at Allen Terrace. Inside Terrace Talk is a monthly Activities Calendar that outlines upcoming events.