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New York City Fort Washington Avenue Armory

Street address: 216 Fort Washington Avenue
City: Manhattan
County: New York
Year constructed: 1911
Architect: Richard Walker and Charles Morris
Size : Regiment
Square footage: 233,182 NSF
Acreage: 1.9 Acres
Status: Vacated in 1991 / Homeless shelter in late 1980's and early 1990's / Converted to multipurpose community recreational facility called "The Armory"

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
22nd Engineers 1902 - 1914
22nd Corps of Engineers 1915 - 1915
22nd Engineers Regiment 1916 - 1920
102nd Engineers Regiment 1921 - ????
42nd Quartermaster, 102nd Engineers 1961 - ????
Headquarters and Headquarters Company, 102nd Engineers 1986 - ????
Headquarters and Headquarters Company, Co. A & C, 102nd Engineers 1988 - 1991 (deactivated at closure)

 

History

This was the third armory for the 22nd. Previous facilities included West 14th Street Armory (1863 - 1890) and Broadway Armory (1890 - 1911).

Images

 

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: October 17, 2012
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/links/armories/New York City Fort Washington Avenue.htm