Park Avenue Armory


Park Avenue Seventh Regiment Armory, New York, NY: Decorative painting and wood refinishing of historic building

John Canning & Co. was selected to provide services to the Seventh Regiment Armory Company K in New York City. The building, which is part palace and part industrial shed, was originally used as the headquarters for the 7th New York Militia. Now the building serves as a non-profit cultural institute with a mission to revitalize while still maintaining the buildings historical aspects. John Canning & Co.’s work included cleaning tests, wall covering removal, decorative paint restoration, and architectural woodwork restoration.

Location: New York, NY

Built: 1880

Original Architect: Charles W. Clinton

Style: Gothic Revival


U.S. National Register of Historic Places, U.S. National Historic Landmark

Planning & Design Services:

  • Historic Investigation and Analysis
  • Scientific & Interpretive Analysis
  • Cleaning Test
  • Wall Covering Removal


Restoration & Decoration Techniques:

  • Decorative Painting
  • Stenciling
  • Wood Refinishing