In 1909 Peter Kroehler led the campaign to build a YMCA in Naperville, and just fifteen days later Naperville residents had donated $26,260 to build the Y! For almost 100 years, the Kroehler YMCA was home to swimming lessons, athletics, and shelter provided by the YMCA.
A developer with a proven background in historic preservation and adaptive reuse approached Naperville Preservation and was able to enter into discussions about what the future of The YMCA would look like.
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