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Buffalo connecticut Street Armory

Street address: 184 Connecticut Street (between Niagara Street and Prospect Avenue)
City: Buffalo
County: Erie
Year constructed: 1896 - 1899
Architect: Isaac G. Perry with Captain Williams Lansing
Size : Regiment
Square footage: 280,362 NSF
Acreage: 4.87 Acres
Status: Rebuilt in 1982 after back half was destroyed by fire, the armory is still in use by the National Guard.

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
74th Regiment 1899 -1920
174th Infantry Regiment (Consolidation of the 74th and Fenton's Guard of Tonawanda) 1921 - ????
Headquarters & Headquarters Troop, 121st Artillery 1961 - ????
134th Medical Battalion 1961 - ????
H & A, 152nd Engineers 1961 - Current
Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 221st Engineers Group 1986 - ????
206th Military Police 1986 - ????
153rd Troop Command Brigade Current
Headquarters & Headquarters Detachment 153rd Troop Command Brigade Current
Co. C, 427th Brigade Support Battalion Current
27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion Current
Headquarters & Headquarters Company, 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion Current
Co. C, 27th Brigade Special Troops Battalion Current
152nd Engineer Support Company Current

 

History

This was the largest armory in the United States at the time it was built.

Other armories occupied by the 74th Regiment include:

Images

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: November 7, 2012
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/links/armories/Connecticut Street Armory.htm