Hamburg Armory

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Hamburg Armory
Hamburg Armory BerksCo PA overview.JPG
Hamburg Armory is located in Pennsylvania
Hamburg Armory
Hamburg Armory is located in the US
Hamburg Armory
LocationN. Fifth St., S of I-78, Hamburg, Pennsylvania
Coordinates40°33′41″N 75°58′49″W / 40.56139°N 75.98028°W / 40.56139; -75.98028Coordinates: 40°33′41″N 75°58′49″W / 40.56139°N 75.98028°W / 40.56139; -75.98028
Area3.1 acres (1.3 ha)
Built1938-1939
ArchitectAdams, Elmer H. and Kostecky, John M., Jr.
Architectural styleArt Deco
MPSPennsylvania National Guard Armories MPS
NRHP reference #91000511[1]
Added to NRHPMay 9, 1991

Hamburg Armory is a historic National Guard armory located at Hamburg, Berks County, Pennsylvania. It was built in 1938-1939, and is a "T"-shaped building consisting of a 3 1/2-story, front administration section and 2 1/2-story, rear drill hall. A one-story addition was constructed in 1972. The building is executed in the Art Deco style. It is constructed of brick and sits on a concrete foundation.[2]

Datestone in the Art Deco style
"PNG" (Pennsylvania National Guard) carved in stone

It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1991.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System. Note: This includes Joseph Burke, III; Christine M. Wilson (July 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Hamburg Armory" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-09-15.