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14th Regiment Armory, Brooklyn

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Built  1891-95
Designated NYCL  April 14, 1998
Area  1 ha
Architectural style  Victorian architecture
NRHP Reference #  94000367
Opened  1893
Phone  +1 212-912-2580
Added to NRHP  14 April 1994
14th Regiment Armory, Brooklyn
Location  1402 Eighth Avenue Brooklyn, New York City
MPS  Army National Guard Armories in New York State MPS
Address  361 15th St, Brooklyn, NY 11215, USA
Hours  Open today · 6AM–11PMPresident's Day might affect these hoursMonday(President's Day)6AM–11PMHours might differTuesday6AM–11PMWednesday6AM–11PMThursday6AM–11PMFriday6AM–11PMSaturday7AM–9PMSunday7AM–9PM
Similar  Harlem YMCA, Seventh Regiment Armory, Icahn Stadium, Kingsbridge Armory, Prospect Park

The 14th Regiment Armory, also known as the Eighth Avenue Armory and the Park Slope Armory, is a historic National Guard armory building located in the South Slope neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York City. It is a brick and stone castle-like structure completed in 1893, and designed to be reminiscent of medieval military structures in Europe. It was designed by William Mundell and originally built for the 14th Regiment of the New York State Militia.

It consists of a two-story, flat-roofed administration building with an attached 1.5-story, barrel vaulted drill shed, spanning open space of 70,000 square feet (6,500 m2). The building features asymmetrical 3- and 4-story towers. It is constructed of brick and sits on a stone foundation of Warsaw bluestone with bluestone trim and details. Since the 1980s, CAMBA, a non-profit organization based in Flatbush has operated the Park Slope Armory Women's Shelter at the Armory. The building was renovated in 2007, and is used as a sports complex operated by the Prospect Park YMCA.

The Armory was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1994, and was designated a New York City landmark in 1998.


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