Ford City Armory

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Ford City Armory
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Ford City Armory is located in Pennsylvania
Ford City Armory
Ford City Armory is located in the US
Ford City Armory
Location 301 Tenth St., Ford City, Pennsylvania
Coordinates 40°46′18″N 79°31′55″W / 40.77167°N 79.53194°W / 40.77167; -79.53194Coordinates: 40°46′18″N 79°31′55″W / 40.77167°N 79.53194°W / 40.77167; -79.53194
Area 0.3 acres (0.12 ha)
Built 1930
Built by Hatten, Clyde
Architect Kuntz, Joseph F.
Architectural style Moderne
MPS Pennsylvania National Guard Armories MPS
NRHP reference # 89002074[1]
Added to NRHP December 22, 1989

The Ford City Armory is a historic National Guard armory located at 301 Tenth Street in Ford City, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. It was designed by architect Joseph F. Kuntz. It was built in 1930.[1] It is a work of builder Clyde Hatten.[2]

It is a one-story, "T"-plan building in Moderne style. It is 10 bays by 9 bays, sits on a cement foundation, and has a hipped roof.[3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1989.[1]

The building was sold in 1996. It now hosts the Pennsylvania National Guard Military Museum.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ Clyde Hatten is credited as an architect, builder or engineer in the National Register Information System (NRIS) and in the National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination for this site. The fact that Hatten was a builder (rather than an engineer or architect) is suggested by this webpage of the Pennsylvania National Guard Military Museum.
  3. ^ "National Historic Landmarks & National Register of Historic Places in Pennsylvania" (Searchable database). CRGIS: Cultural Resources Geographic Information System.  Note: This includes Kristine M. Wilson (August 1989). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Ford City Armory" (PDF). Retrieved 2012-08-22. 
  4. ^ "Pennsylvania National Guard Military Museum".