Friday, 26 August 2022

Colombo YMCA Building

Colombo YMCA Building
Colombo YMCA Building (Photo credit: Google Street View)

The YMCA Building is situated at No. 39, Bristol Street in Colombo Fort, Sri Lanka.

Constructed in 1924, the building presently houses the YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association) one of the oldest Non-Governmental Organizations in the country founded on 28 June 1882 (Welandawe & Weerasinghe, 2016). It also houses Sri Lanka‟s oldest billiard club dating 130 years (Welandawe & Weerasinghe, 2016).

References
1) Welandawe, H., Weerasinghe, J., 2016. Urban Heritage in the Western Region Megapolis Planning Project. p.59.

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