Silver Bay Association Complex

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Silver Bay Association Complex
SIlver Bay Inn.jpg
Silver Bay Inn in 1930
Silver Bay Association Complex is located in New York
Silver Bay Association Complex
Silver Bay Association Complex is located in the United States
Silver Bay Association Complex
LocationNY 9N, Silver Bay, New York, New York
Coordinates43°41′38″N 73°30′21″W / 43.69389°N 73.50583°W / 43.69389; -73.50583Coordinates: 43°41′38″N 73°30′21″W / 43.69389°N 73.50583°W / 43.69389; -73.50583
Architectural styleQueen Anne, Adirondack style
NRHP reference #80002785[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 20, 1980

The Silver Bay Association Complex, Known as Silver Bay YMCA Conference and Family Retreat Center has been in operation since 1902. The YMCA campus is located in the hamlet of Silver Bay, New York, United States.[1] It began as a farmhouse, and in the 1890s it was expanded and became a lodge capable of supporting 80-100 people.[2] In 1897, Silas Paine, a Standard Oil executive, vacationed at the resort and decided to buy a portion of land adjacent to the property. Between 1898, Silas had a large resort addition linked to the original house, and between 1900 and 1901 he added several cottages to the complex. The structure was bought by the YMCA in 1904, and assumed its final form, well-preserved form during expansions between 1925 and 1926 under the supervision of architect William E. Clark (1882–1935).[2] The complex was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on March 20, 1980.[1] Architecturally, the Inn at Silver Bay is described as being in the Queen Anne style.[2]


  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2008-04-15.
  2. ^ a b c Tolles, Bryant Franklin. Resort hotels of the Adirondacks. pp. 46–51. ISBN 978-1-58465-096-6.