A weekend visit to Providence, Rhode Island, for a symposium on “Site and Stories: Mapping a Preservation Ecosystem,” could not go by without a visit to the Cranston Street Armory. A massive and beautiful structure, a pile of tan bricks, built in 1907 for $650,000 designed with a sequence of crenellated turrets. It makes quite … Continue reading Field Visit: Providence Armory
We had a chance to meet as a group at the Armory on Wednesday, October 4, to review our presentation boards. New Haven Academy students provided crucial feedback to work prepared by Yale School of Architecture students. We meet again on October 11 for a final review of our materials before Armory Weekend!
Our group took a field trip to the Park Avenue Armory in New York on Saturday, September 23, where we explored the “Gilded Age” interiors and the Drill Hall of this remarkable structure. In 2007, the Park Avenue Armory Conservancy was formed to support the preservation and restoration of the building, working with Swiss architects … Continue reading Field Trip to Park Avenue Armory
First class meeting on Wednesday and we visited the New Haven Armory on Goffe Street. Thanks to Peter Sparks from ArtSpace and Bill MacMullen, the Capital Projects Coordinator for the City of New Haven, for showing us around, from the boilers to the roof!