Connecticut Street Armory

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Connecticut Street Armory
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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