Eighth Avenue (14th Brooklyn Regiment) Armory

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Eighth Avenue (14th Regiment) Armory
Eighth Avenue Armory, March 2010
Eighth Avenue (14th Brooklyn Regiment) Armory is located in New York City
Location:1402 Eighth Ave., Brooklyn, New York
Coordinates:40°39′46″N 73°59′0″W / 40.66278°N 73.983333°W / 40.66278; -73.983333Coordinates: 40°39′46″N 73°59′0″W / 40.66278°N 73.983333°W / 40.66278; -73.983333
Area:3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built:1893
Architect:Mundell, William
Architectural style:Late Victorian
Governing body:State
MPS:Army National Guard Armories in New York State MPS
NRHP Reference#:

94000367

[1]
Added to NRHP:April 14, 1994
 
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Eighth Avenue (14th Regiment) Armory
Eighth Avenue Armory, March 2010
Eighth Avenue (14th Brooklyn Regiment) Armory is located in New York City
Location:1402 Eighth Ave., Brooklyn, New York
Coordinates:40°39′46″N 73°59′0″W / 40.66278°N 73.983333°W / 40.66278; -73.983333Coordinates: 40°39′46″N 73°59′0″W / 40.66278°N 73.983333°W / 40.66278; -73.983333
Area:3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built:1893
Architect:Mundell, William
Architectural style:Late Victorian
Governing body:State
MPS:Army National Guard Armories in New York State MPS
NRHP Reference#:

94000367

[1]
Added to NRHP:April 14, 1994

Eighth Avenue (14th Regiment) Armory, also known as the Park Slope Armory, is a historic National Guard armory building located in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York, New York. It is a brick and stone castle-like structure completed in 1893, and designed to be reminiscent of medieval military structures in Europe. It was designed by William Mundell and originally built for the 14th Regiment (New York State Militia).

It consists of a two-story, flat-roofed administration building with an attached 1 12-story, barrel vaulted drill shed, spanning open space of 70,000 square feet (6,500 m2). The building features asymmetrical 3- and 4-story towers. It is constructed of brick and sits on a stone foundation of Warsaw bluestone with bluestone trim and details.[2] Since the 1980s, CAMBA, a non-profit organization based in Flatbush has operated the Park Slope Armory Women's Shelter at the Armory.[3] The building was renovated in 2007, and is used as a sports complex and operated by the Prospect Park YMCA.[4]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994.[1]

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