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New York City West 66th Street, First Battery, Armory photos

Street address: 56 West 66th Street
City: Manhattan
County: New York
Year constructed: 1901 - 1903
Architect: Arthur J. Horgan and Vincent Slattery
Size : Battery
Square footage: 44,103 NSF
Acreage: .4 Acres
Status: Closed in 1976 / Converted to ABC Television Studios

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
Battery K 1878 - 1880
Battery 1 1881 - 1907
1st Artillery Battalion, Battery 1 1908 - 1910
2nd Field Artillery Battalion, Battery D/E/F 1911 - 1911
1st Field Artillery Regiment 1912 - 1912
1st Field Artillery/2nd Battalion Battery D/E/F 1913 - 1920
104th Field Artillery Regiment (former First Battery)

1921 - ????

Headquarters, 102nd Medical Regiment 1961 - ????

 

History

Prior quarters for the First Battery unit was located at 334-346 West 44th Street above a saloon.

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 West 66th Street.htm