Washington Avenue Armory

Description

Retrofit of a Military Facility to Entertainment Venue

Owner

Albany Basketball & Sports Corporation

Location

Albany, NY

Role

Electrical Construction, Project Management

Summary

The Washington Avenue Armory was built in 1890 for the Tenth Battalion of the New York National Guard.  In 2004, Albany Basketball & Sports Corporation bought the Armory, and the renovated facility opened in September 2005.  Today the Armory hosts the finest live entertainment and sporting events.

Kasselman Electric was responsible for the design and construction of the fire alarm system, lighting fixtures, lighting controls, and electrical upgrades to bring this historic building into the 21st Century.