Central YMCA, 1903, Columbus

The Columbus Young Men’s Christian Association (YMCA) was organized in 1856. Their history is interwoven with the growth of Columbus. For nearly half a century, the YMCA utilized various locales throughout the city. In 1901, George Foster Peabody offered to build them a permanent home. The original marble YMCA was dedicated in 1903 and completed in 1907. It was said to be the only marble YMCA in the United States. I’m unsure as to the preservation status of the Central YMCA

National Register of Historic Places

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