Young Women's Christian Association Building (Nashville, Tennessee)
Young Women's Christian Association Building
The Young Women's Christian Association Building in 2014
|Location||211 7th Avenue North, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.|
|Area||0.5 acres (0.20 ha)|
|Architect||Shattuck and Hussey|
|Architectural style||Georgian Revival|
|NRHP reference #||82001727|
|Added to NRHP||December 16, 1982|
The Young Women's Christian Association Building, also known as the Jacques-Miller Office Building, is a historic building in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
The building is in Nashville, the county seat of Davidson County, Tennessee. It is located downtown, at 211 7th Avenue North, between Church Street and Union Street, opposite the back of the Sheraton Nashville Downtown.
The six-storey building was completed in 1911. It was designed in the Georgian Revival architectural style by Shattuck and Hussey, an architectural firm based in Chicago. Inside, there is a large cast-iron neweled staircase. Percy Warner, a prominent Nashville businessman, served as Chairman of the Building Committee. It was dedicated on May 9, 1911.
The building was home to the Nashville chapter of the Young Women's Christian Association. The association offered boarding facilities for Christian women as well as a gymnasium and a job centre. The first floor was home to the Ophelia Clifton Atchison Memorial Library, named for the mother of Nashville banker and philanthropist, John Hill Eakin.
- "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
- "Young Women's Christian Association Building". National Park Service. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
- "National Register of Historic Places Nomination Form: Young Women's Christian Association Building". National Park Service. Retrieved September 24, 2015.
- Google Maps
- Simpson, John A. (2003). Edith D. Pope and Her Nashville Friends: Guardians of the Lost Cause in the Confederate Veteran. Knoxville, Tennessee: University of Tennessee Press. p. 83. ISBN 9781572332119. OCLC 428118511.