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Jamaica 168th Street Armory

Street address: 93-05 168th Street
City: Jamaica
County: Queens
Year constructed: 1936
Architect: Charles B. Meyers
Size : Regiment
Square footage: 189,385 NSF
Acreage: 2.3 Acres
Status: Open

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
104th Field Artillery (formerly 4th Regiment) 1936 - ????
4th Regiment, NY Guard 1940-1945 - *
104th Field Artillery 1945 - ????
242nd Signal 1961 - ????
Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 42nd Infantry 1986 - ????
104th Field Artillery 1986 - ????
Co. C, 71st Infantry 1986 - ????
442nd Military Police Company Current
1st Battalion 258th Field Artillery Current
Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, 1st Battalion 258th Field Artillery Current
Co. G, 427th Brigade Support Battalion Current

 

History

Prior to this armory being built, the 104th occupied the 172nd Street Armory from 1929 - 1936.

Images

* - Thank you to Al Haab for supplying this information

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: January 22, 2014
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/links/armories/Jamaica 168th Street.htm