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Brooklyn clermont Avenue Armory

Street address: 165 - 179 Clermont Avenue (between Myrtle and Willoughby avenues)
City: Brooklyn
County: Kings
Year constructed:

1872 - 1873
1911 - major renovation included new facade, interior alterations, addition of third floor and partial basement

Architect:

William A. Mundell (original construction)
Floyd Peterson (1911 renovations)

Size : Regiment
Square footage: Unknown
Acreage: Unknown
Status: Vacated in 1964 / Used by city of New York as warehouse until 1986 and left vacant / Vandalized in 1989 / Purchased by private developer in 1995 and converted to apartment building

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
23rd Regiment (9 Co.'s) 1873 - 1895
Regiment Headquarters 1st Battery Field Artillery 1912 - 1913
3rd (Gatling) Battery 1895 - ????
   
   
   
   

 

History

Other armories occupied by the 23rd Regiment include:

Additional armories occupied by the3rd (Gatling) Regiment include:

Images

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: November 14, 2012
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/links/armories/Clermont Avenue.htm