The historic York Institute in Jamestown, Tenn., was built with funds raised by Sgt. York during the 1920s. The building, listed in the National Register of Historic Places as Nationally Significant, was abandoned for nearly three decades when the Sgt. York Patriotic Foundation accepted it from the State of Tennessee in 2008. It has since been remediated and stabilized and is now ready for adaptive reuse as a multi-use educational facility – a goal the SYPF believes would make Sgt. York proud.
Maffett-Bouton & Associates, an architectural and engineering firm in Cookeville, has been selected to create an adaptive reuse plan for the 1920's-era York Institute building in Jamestown. Cookeville Times - Story Published: Feb 11, 2011 at... Read More