Frederick Douglass Resource Center (36 King Street)
Located at 36 King Street, the Frederick Douglass Resource Center is a not-for-profit, cultural organization and community center committed to articulating the life and legacy of Frederick Douglass and sharing African American heritage and culture. The Center opened in 2009.
The Center offers cultural tours, invigorating programs, dramatic interpretations, and historical reenactments to bring to life African American history and social movements for positive change.
It's facilities include Pitts Hall, an auditorium with a seating capacity of 130, exhibit space in the Gantt-Frazier-Bracey Gallery, the Polaris Computer Lab, and the Alean Rush Reference Library.
This contemporary building was constructed on the site of what was once the West Side School for Boys. That building was demolished before World War II.