The Phyllis Wheatley YWCA is a nationally registered historic building that serves the needs of disadvantaged
women by providing safe housing and counselling services. The building, originally built in 1920, was
renovated substantially in the early 1990s. Miner Feinstein Architects was hired convert existing dormitory
units to suites, providing full bathrooms and kitchenettes to all but thirty units. The first floor common areas
will be restored to their historic grandeur, removing the utilitarian finishes that currently exist in the space.