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New York City Twelfth Regiment Armory

Street address: Columbus Avenue (between West 61st and West 62nd streets)
City: Manhattan
County: New York
Year constructed: 1886 - 1887
Architect: James E. Ware
Size : Regiment
Square footage:  
Acreage:  
Status: Razed in 1958 to make way for Lincoln Center

 

Units Stationed:
Years:
Eleventh Infantry Regiment 1847
Twelfth Infantry Regiment 1847 - 1897
Twelfth New York Volunteers Spanish American War - 1920
212th AA Artillery Regiment 1921 - 1923
212th Coast Artillery Regiment (AA) 1924 - ????
   
   

 

History

Prior to the Columbus Avenue armory, the unit had temporary quarters above the "Natural School" on Fourth Street at Broadway and at a building on Broadway at West 34th Street.

Images

New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs: Military History
Last modified: December 27, 2011
URL: http://www.dmna.state.ny.us/historic/links/armories/New York City Twelfth Regiment.htm