Akron Y.M.C.A. Building

80 W. Center St., Akron, Ohio

Listed by the City of Akron in 2008 as one of Akron's seven most historic buildings

Photos 

Front Elevation

The setbacks, terra cotta decor and pyramidal roof give the illusion of the building being even taller than it is.

Photo taken by J.R. Manning in August 2016

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Map 

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 31, 1980
Reference number
80003237
Architectural style
Modern Movement: Art Deco
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Clubhouse
Current function
Clubhouse
Period of significance
1925-1949
Significant years
1930; 1931

Tags 

20th Century (29,077)
Akron, Ohio (57)
Art Deco (1,185)
Brick (42,457)
Building (3,950)
Built 1930 (615)
Built during 1930s (5,061)
Clemmer-Noah Construction Co. (1)
Good & Wagner (1)
Limestone (8,192)
Modern Movement (2,529)
Ohio (5,072)
Private owner (54,396)
Summit County, Ohio (187)
Terra cotta (3,922)

Update Log 

  • August 27, 2016: Updated by J.R. Manning: Updated status and added photos

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