White Plains Armory
White Plains Armory
The White Plains Armory in winter 2008
|Location||35 S. Broadway, White Plains, New York|
|Area||0.3 acres (0.12 ha)|
|Architect||James E. Ware|
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|Added to NRHP||April 16, 1980|
Located at 65 Mitchell Place/35 South Broadway, the building was built to serve as a National Guard armory. Construction of the building began in 1909 and was completed in 1910. The building was designed by architect James E. Ware. The building was 31,612 square feet and takes up three-quarters of an acre. 49th Separate Company/Company L, 10th Infantry Regiment occupied the armory from 1910 to 1939. From April 1924 to November 1929, the White Plains Armory was the temporary headquarters of Troop K of the New York State Police, after a March 3, 1924 fire destroyed the troop's headquarters at Gedney Farms. The police troop left the Armory in November 1929 after a new headquarters in Hawthorne was completed.
Subsequently, the building's tenants were the 106th Infantry Regiment and then the Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, Company D, 212th Field Artillery.
- List of armories and arsenals in New York City and surrounding counties
- National Register of Historic Places listings in southern Westchester County, New York
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- White Plains Armory, New York State Military Museum and Veterans Research Center, New York State Division of Military and Naval Affairs.
- Frank Goderre, Images of America: New York State Police Troop K (Arcadia Publishing, 2007), pp. 9, 18, 27-28.
- Karen Morey Kennedy and Austin N. O'Brien (January 1980). "National Register of Historic Places Registration:White Plains Armory". New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Retrieved 2010-12-30. See also: "Accompanying two photos".
- Armory Plaza, 35 South Broadway, White Plains, New York, Regan Development Corp.
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