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Central YMCA Building

Identification

Central YMCA Building
The Landings Apartments, YMCA Tower
128321

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Structure in General

high-rise building
existing [completed]
concrete
brick
applied masonry
light brown
spanish colonial revival

Usages

rental apartments fitness center

Facts

  • The residential entrance is on West Monument Avenue, with YMCA facilities accessed from North Wilkinson Street.
  • It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.
  • In addition to the fitness facilities, classrooms, and auditorium, there were 245 residential rooms in the tower.
  • The building is comprised of a 13-story tower running east-to-west with two 12-story wings projecting to the south over a 2-story base. The tallest section is an additional 2-story tower set off-center, on the east end of the 13-story block.
  • Upon completion, it became the most outstanding Spanish Revival building in downtown Dayton.
  • This building became the new central branch of the Dayton YMCA in 1929, replacing a building located 3 blocks to the south, which was susequently converted to the Dayton City Hall.
  • The Dayton YMCA sold the facility in 1988 to McCormack Baron, who redeveloped the tower into new apartments with completely renovated fitness space for the YMCA.

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Location

111 West Monument Avenue, 316 North Wilkinson Street
45402
Downtown
Dayton
Ohio
U.S.A.

Technical Data

168.68 ft
13
1
1929
1993

Involved Companies

Schenck & Williams
property management

1993

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • National landmark
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