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Helena National Guard Armory

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Area  less than one acre
NRHP Reference #  06001266
Architectural style  Art Deco
Built  1937 (1937)
Opened  1937
Added to NRHP  24 January 2007
Helena National Guard Armory
Location  511 Miller St., Helena-West Helena, Arkansas
MPS  New Deal Recovery Efforts in Arkansas MPS

The Helena National Guard Armory is a historic armory building at 511 Miller Street in Helena, Arkansas. It is a single story brick and masonry structure, built in 1936-37 using Works Progress Administration funds to house the Battery G of the 206th Coastal Artillery. The building's main facade as strong Art Deco styling, with its predominantly brick facing topped by concrete courses, and a strong vertical emphasis achieved by two towers and four pilasters on a pointed-arch roofline. The building housed a variety of military companies between its opening and its closure in 1978.

The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2007. It now serves as a community center.

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Helena National Guard Armory Wikipedia


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