Bronx: Franklin Avenue Armory

Street Address:1122 Franklin Avenue (at East 166th Street)
Year Constructed:1908-1911
Architect:Charles C. Haight
Square footage:151,716 NSF
Acreage:1.46 Acres
Status:Closed in 1988 / Converted by City of New York for use as homeless shelter

Headquarters & Headquarters Company 1st Battalion, 1st Artillery (combined 1st, 2nd and 3rd batteries):    1908 - 1917
2nd Battery:    1908 - 1917
104th Field Artillery (formerly 1st Battery):    1917 - ????
105th Field Artillery (formerly 2nd Battery):    1917 - ????
145th Ordnance:    1961 - ????


Prior to armory being built, the 2nd Battery shared quarters with the 71st Infantry Regiment in the Park Avenue Manhattan Armory until it was destroyed by fire in 1901 and later at 1891 Bathgate Avenue in the Bronx.

Other armories in Bronx include:

Kingsbridge Road Armory (1917-1996)

10 West 195th Street Armory (1960s-Current)