Jersey City YMCA

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Jersey City YMCA
Jersey City YMCA is located in Hudson County, New Jersey
Jersey City YMCA
Location 654 Bergen Avenue, Jersey City, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°43′17″N 74°4′19″W / 40.72139°N 74.07194°W / 40.72139; -74.07194Coordinates: 40°43′17″N 74°4′19″W / 40.72139°N 74.07194°W / 40.72139; -74.07194
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1924
Architect John F. Jackson
Architectural style Classical Revival, Renaissance
Governing body New Hope Housing
NRHP Reference # 99001314[1]
NJRHP # 129[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 12, 1999
Designated NJRHP September 29, 1999

The Jersey City YMCA, is located in Bergen Section of Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. The YMCA building was added to the National Register of Historic Places on November 12, 1999. The building is an example of an early twentieth century Renaissance Revival style.[3] Built in 1923,[4] in 1995 the building ceased to be used by the YMCA and was converted into affordable housing.[5]

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  1. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Listings". Retrieved 2010-02-25. 
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Hudson County". New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. July 7, 2009. p. 7. Retrieved February 25, 2010. 
  3. ^ http://www.njcu.edu/programs/jchistory/Pages/Y_Pages/YMCA.htm Accessed March 4, 2009.
  4. ^ "$500,000 Jersey Y.M.C.A". The New York Times. November 10, 1922. 
  5. ^ "POSTINGS: 'Supportive Housing' in Jersey City; Mixed Uses In an Old Y". The New York Times. April 1, 2001. 

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