The America Building, once known as the Ross Building, is located at the corner of Front Street and Short Street at 201 E. Front Street. The five-story, 27000 square foot building was built in 1907 by Dr. T.E. Ross.  It was designed by Hattiesburg architect Robert E. Lee. The famous Hub City sign sat atop this building .
- MDAH website, http://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/prop.aspx?id=6332&view=architectural, retrieved May 13, 2016
- "Downtown renaissance under way" by Reuben Mees, Hattiesburg American, January 6, 2006
- Downtown workout: Bodybar at the America opens its doors by Haskel Burns, Hattiesburg American, October 8, 2013