Armory (demolished) Improvements – Passaic NJ

City:
Passaic, NJ

Site Type:
Military and Public Safety, Armories

New Deal Agencies:
Works Progress Administration (WPA), Work Relief Programs

Site Survival:
No Longer Extant

Description

The historic 113th Infantry Armory building in Passaic, New Jersey was the recipient of WPA improvement efforts. As per project description: “Improve 113th Infantry Armory Building, located at River Drive and Main Avenue.”

“The Armory Building served Passaic, and its now defunct, National Guard Unit, from the mid-twenties until the mid sixties, went it was demolished to make way for Route 21.”

WPA Official Project Number: 65‐22‐6192

Source notes

Nationwide Context, Inventory, and Heritage Assessment of Works Progress Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps Resources on Department of Defense Installations, July 2009 (page C-113).

https://www.cityofpassaic.com/index.asp?SEC=19CD8EB5-58C7-4E18-A451-D806CEF23DBC&Type=B_LIST

Site originally submitted by Evan Kalish on February 23, 2018.

Location Info


Armory Park
Passaic, NJ

Location notes: Approx. location

Coordinates: 40.855708, -74.122432

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