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Michigan Avenue Site for the new Building, c. 1926; Gelatin silver print, 8 x 10 inches; Courtesy of the University Archives, State University of New York at Buffalo

Michigan Avenue Site for the new Building, c. 1926; Gelatin silver print, 8 x 10 inches; Courtesy of the University Archives, State University of New York at Buffalo

Sign reads:

The Young Men’s Christian Ass’n

HAS PURCHASED THIS CORNER SITE

AND EXPECTS TO ERECT THEREON

A STANDARD “Y” BUILDNG

FOR THE

MICHIGAN AVE. BRANCH

HELD ADVANCE BUILDING PROJECT BY

SUPPORTING THE “Y.”