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November 2019

$5 – $10

Building Character: YMCA Architecture and Urban Culture

November 12 @ 5:30 pm
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One event on November 19, 2019 at 5:30pm

The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join architectural historian and preservationist Edward J. Halligan for a lecture on the influence YMCA architecture has had on American communities. Between the Civil War and the Great Depression, the Young Men’s Christian Association built more than a thousand community centers across the United States and in major cities around the world. By drawing on recent scholarship, Halligan will begin with the early history of the YMCA and explain the efforts of YMCA leaders to shape a modern yet moral…

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$5 – $10

Building Character: YMCA Architecture and Urban Culture

November 19 @ 5:30 pm
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One event on November 19, 2019 at 5:30pm

The Matt @ Rose Hill, 63 Prospect St
Waterbury, CT 06702 United States

Join architectural historian and preservationist Edward J. Halligan for a lecture on the influence YMCA architecture has had on American communities. Between the Civil War and the Great Depression, the Young Men’s Christian Association built more than a thousand community centers across the United States and in major cities around the world. By drawing on recent scholarship, Halligan will begin with the early history of the YMCA and explain the efforts of YMCA leaders to shape a modern yet moral…

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