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New York City Park Avenue, Seventy-First Regiment, Armory (1894-1902)

Street address: Park Avenue (between East 33rd and East 34th streets)
City: Manhattan
County: New York
Year constructed: 1892 - 1894
Architect: John R. Thomas
Size : Regiment
Square footage:  
Acreage: 1.06 Acres
Status: Destroyed by fire in 1902

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
71st Infantry Regiment 1850 - 1897
71st New York Volunteers 1898 - 1971
   
   
   
   
   

 

History

The 71st occupied the following locations prior to this armory being built:

  • Centre Market Armory on Broadway between West 44th and West 45th streets
  • brick building on West 32nd Street near 6th Avenue
  • commercial building on Broadway between West 35th and West 36th streets

After the fire in 1902, the armory was rebuilt on this same site and opened in 1906.

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New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: February 1, 2012
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/links/armories/New York City Park Avenue Seventy-First Regiment.htm