Asheville in Buncombe County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Young Menís Institute
Est. 1892 as a center for social, moral, religious influence for blacks working at Biltmore. Businesses thrived in building 100 yards, S.
Erected 2010 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number P-88.)
Location. 35° 35.706′ N, 82° 33.022′ W. Marker is in Asheville, North Carolina, in Buncombe County. Marker is at the intersection of S. Market St. and Patton Ave. (U.S. 74) on S. Market St.. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Asheville NC 28801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monument Corner (a few steps from this marker); Past and Promise (within shouting distance of this marker); Brick Artisan (within shouting distance of this marker); "The Block" (within shouting distance of this marker); Ellington's Dream (within shouting distance of this marker); Civic Pride (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Walk Into History (about 300 feet away); Zebulon Baird Vance (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Asheville.
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Also see . . .
1. Y.M.I. Cultural Center. (Submitted on April 26, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Young Men's Institute Bldg. National Park Service National Registry of Historic Places Travel Inventory: Asheville. (Submitted on April 26, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
Additional keywords. Y.M.I. Cultural Center; George Vanderbilt; Richard Sharp Smith, architect.
Categories. • African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Education • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 796 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 26, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. 4, 5. submitted on June 3, 2010, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.