One of the most beautiful vintage gymnasiums on the planet is at the old Twelfth Street Colored Y.M.C.A. in Washington, D.C.

12th Street Colored YMCA Gymnasium

12th Street Colored YMCA

The building itself is on the National Register of Historic Places.

I’ll write more about it next week but for now I just wanted you to appreciate the old school basketball magnificence of this spot.

Continued … “Twelfth Street Colored Y”, Part II