Architecture: 74th Regiment Armory
Designed by the man who would become the leading architect for the Pan-American Exposition, the Connecticut Street Armory is one of the most outstanding structures on Buffalo’s West Side. Captain Williams Lansing had also designed two additions to Buffalo’s menagerie of exquisite churches.
State Architect Isaac G. Perry also shared in the creation of this one block castle choosing the building material Medina sandstone, which gives it a reddish hue. Built in 1899 this 113 year old building is one of the largest armories in the nation and is home to the 74th Regiment of the New York National Guard.
Photograph by Robert Thuerck
this is right by my house! :)
posted 24 September, 2012
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