Caption reads: Armory of the Seventy-First Regiment, N. G. N. Y., Park Avenue, New York, N.Y. ; Clinton & Russell, Architects. The 71st Regiment Armory; Built: 1892-1894, Architect: John R. Russell; Rebuilt: 1904, Architects: Clinton and Russell; Razed: 1970's. The original Romanesque Revival building burned down in 1902 and was replaced in 1904 by a red brick structure in the style of a medieval castle. The 250 foot tower was modeled after the Palazzo Pubblico of Siena, Italy.
Previously known as:
Murray Hill Neighborhood (New York, N.Y.)
Park Avenue (New York, N.Y.)
New York (State). National Guard. Regiment, 71st.
Palazzo pubblico (Siena, Italy) -- Influence.
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