Young Women's Christian Association (Elkhart, Indiana)

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Young Women's Christian Association
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Young Women's Christian Association, July 2010
Young Women's Christian Association (Elkhart, Indiana) is located in Indiana
Young Women's Christian Association (Elkhart, Indiana)
Young Women's Christian Association (Elkhart, Indiana) is located in the United States
Young Women's Christian Association (Elkhart, Indiana)
Location120 W. Lexington Ave., Elkhart, Indiana
Coordinates41°41′11″N 85°58′26″W / 41.68639°N 85.97389°W / 41.68639; -85.97389Coordinates: 41°41′11″N 85°58′26″W / 41.68639°N 85.97389°W / 41.68639; -85.97389
Arealess than one acre
Built1919 (1919)
ArchitectTurnock, Enoch Hill
Architectural styleBungalow/craftsman
NRHP reference #91000257[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 21, 1991

Young Women's Christian Association, also known as the Elkhart Y.W.C.A. and Lexington House, is a historic YWCA located at Elkhart, Elkhart County, Indiana. It was built in 1919, and is a three-story, brick building on a raised basement and Bungalow / American Craftsman style design elements. It measures approximately 40 feet wide and 150 feet deep. It has a flat roof and arched openings on the first floor.[2]:5

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[1] It is located in the Elkhart Downtown Commercial Historic District.


  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-10-01. Note: This includes Laura Thayer (April 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Young Women's Christian Association" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-10-01. and Accompanying photographs.