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Brooklyn Sumner Avenue, Thirteenth Regiment, Armory

Street address: 357 Sumner Avenue (now Marcus Garvey Boulevard, between Putnam and Jefferson avenues)
City: Brooklyn
County: Kings
Year constructed: 1892 - 1894
Architect: Robert Laurent Daus
Size : Regiment
Square footage: 232,606 NSF
Acreage: 2.62 Acres
Status: Closed in 1971 / Used for homeless men's shelter

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
13th Regiment 1894 - 1899
13th Heavy Artillery 1900 - 1905
13th Coastal Artillery 1906 - 1907
13th Artillery District Co. 1-12 1908 - 1913
13th Coast Defense Command (Co. 1-12) 1914 - 1921
13th Coast Defense Command (Co. 357 - 368) 1922 - 1922
245th Artillery (Batteries A-M) 1923 - 1923
245th Coast Artillery Regiment 1924 - ????
Transportation Battalion 1961 - ????

 

History

Other armories occupied by the 13th Regiment include:

Images

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: September 13, 2012
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/links/armories/Thirteenth Regiment .htm