Connecticut Street Armory

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Connecticut Street Armory
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Connecticut Street Armory, view from Prospect Park, May 2014
Connecticut Street Armory is located in New York
Connecticut Street Armory
Location 184 Connecticut St., Buffalo, New York
Coordinates 42°54′14″N 78°53′39″W / 42.90389°N 78.89417°W / 42.90389; -78.89417Coordinates: 42°54′14″N 78°53′39″W / 42.90389°N 78.89417°W / 42.90389; -78.89417
Area 3 acres (1.2 ha)
Built 1899
Architect Perry, Isaac; Lansing, Capt. William
Architectural style Late Victorian
Governing body State
MPS Army National Guard Armories in New York State MPS
NRHP Reference # 94001543[1]
Added to NRHP January 12, 1995

Connecticut Street Armory, also known as the 74th Regimental Armory, is a historic National Guard armory building located at Buffalo in Erie County, New York. It is sited at Columbus Park. It is a massive castle-like structure built in 1899 of Medina sandstone. It was designed by architect Isaac G. Perry. It consists of a 3 12-story administration building with an attached 2-story drill shed all constructed of sandstone, lying on a rusticated battered stone foundation. The building features 4- to 6-story towers surrounding the administration building, and a 6 12-story square tower at the center entrance. It is home to the 74th Regiment of the New York National Guard.[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.[1]

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