28th Street YMCA
(Los Angeles, CA)

The Spanish Colonial Revival style 28th Street YMCA was built in 1926 by noted African-American architect Paul R. Williams. This iconic building served as a centerpiece for the black community in Los Angeles and is one of the only two remaining clubs that were founded by and for African Americans.


  • Complete Facade Restoration
    Lead Based Paint Removal
    Ornamental Woodwork
    Selective Demolition
    Tile Restoration
  • Waterproofing
    Decorative Painting
  • Deck Coatings
    Ornamental Plaster Repair
    Concrete Spall Repair
  • Interior Common Areas
    Faux Finish
    Balcony Replication

Design Team

Owner: Clifford Beers Housing
Original Architect: Paul R. Williams
Historic Architect: Koning Eizenberg Architecture
Historic Consultant: Historic Resources Group
Structural Engineer: Parker-Resnick Structural Engineering
General Contractor: Alpha Construction

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