369th Regiment Armory

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369th Regiment Armory
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369th Regiment Armory, Jan 2013
369th Regiment Armory is located in New York City
369th Regiment Armory
Location 2366 Fifth Ave., New York, New York
Coordinates 40°49′2.6394″N 73°56′3.6126″W / 40.817399833°N 73.934336833°W / 40.817399833; -73.934336833Coordinates: 40°49′2.6394″N 73°56′3.6126″W / 40.817399833°N 73.934336833°W / 40.817399833; -73.934336833
Area 2 acres (0.81 ha)
Built 1933 (1933)
Architect Tachau & Vought; Van Wart & Wein
Architectural style Art Deco
Governing body State
MPS Army National Guard Armories in New York State MPS
NRHP Reference # 93001537[1]
Added to NRHP January 28, 1994

369th Regiment Armory is a historic National Guard armory building located in Harlem, New York City. It was built for the 369th Regiment. The unit was founded in 1913 as the first and only National Guard unit in New York State composed solely of African-Americans. It consists of an Art Deco style administration building (1930–1933) with an attached medieval-inspired drill shed (1920–1924) designed by Tachau and Vought and measuring 50,000 square feet (4,600 m2). Both sections are constructed of brick. The 3 12-story, rectangular administration building features a terra cotta parapet embellished with chevron designs and stylized eagles. The drill shed is 2 12 stories, and the interior features three tiers of balconies on all four sides with a seating capacity of 6,000–7,000.[2]

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

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