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New York City Third Avenue, Tompkins Market, Armory

Street address:

Third Avenue (between East 6th and East 7th streets)

City: Manhattan
County: New York
Year constructed: 1857 - 1860
Architect: James Bogardus, Colonel Marshall Lefferts, Charles W. Clinton
Size : Regiment
Square footage: 54,000 NSF
Acreage: Unknown
Status: Demolished in 1906

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
7th Regiment 1857 - 1879
69th Regiment 1879 - 1906
   
   
   
   
   

 

History

This cast-iron commercial building was occupied by meat markets stalls on the first floor and military on the upper floors. The Seventh Regiment previously occupied the Central Park Arsenal on Fifth Avenue and later moved to the Seventh Regiment Armory on Park Avenue.

Images

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: October 19, 2012
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/links/armories/New York City Third Avenue.htm