Park Avenue Armory

 

Canning Co. artisans investigated, analyzed, and restored the decorative painting and finishes; and restored and refinished the elegant woodwork and carved decoration at the Park Avenue Armory.

SCOPE

Historic paint analysis; restoration & conservation; conservation cleaning; wall covering removal; decorative painting; decorative finishes; wood restoration


John Canning Co. provided restoration 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. 


BUILDING FACTS

Location: New York, NY
Built: 1880
Architect: Charles W. Clinton
Style: Gothic Revival

National Historic Landmark

 
Darlene Susco