Keokuk Young Women's Christian Association Building

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Keokuk Young Women's Christian Association Building
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Keokuk Young Women's Christian Association Building is located in Iowa
Keokuk Young Women's Christian Association Building
Keokuk Young Women's Christian Association Building is located in the US
Keokuk Young Women's Christian Association Building
Location 425 Blondeau St.
Keokuk, Iowa
Coordinates 40°23′47″N 91°22′54″W / 40.39639°N 91.38167°W / 40.39639; -91.38167Coordinates: 40°23′47″N 91°22′54″W / 40.39639°N 91.38167°W / 40.39639; -91.38167
Area Less than one acre
Built 1913
Architect Harry A. Ratcliffe
Architectural style Late 19th & early 20th Century American Movements
NRHP Reference # 04001140[1]
Added to NRHP October 12, 2004

The Keokuk Young Women's Christian Association Building in Keokuk, Iowa, United States is a historic building that was built in 1913. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2004.[1] The building was home to the YWCA in Keokuk for nearly 50 years. The YMCA sat across the street until the building was demolished in 1975. The building served as a hub for social activities in the community.[2] It is representative of transitional architecture in the early 20th century. In 1976 the building was renovated for use as the courthouse for southern Lee County.[3] Those functions were transferred to the former United States Post Office and Courthouse in 1992.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Keokuk's National Register of Historic Places". City of Keokuk. Retrieved 2011-05-18. 
  3. ^ Kent E. Barrett. "Keokuk Young Women's Christian Association Building" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2015-12-12.