The Park Avenue Armory was built in 1886 for the military; in 2006, it began its five-year restoration process for the arts. A short film directed by Tapio Snellman and Jonathan Clabburn explores the repurposed space and the intricacies to come with it.
As shown in the video, the space is extravagant, from the 55,000 square foot drill hall, down to the gold leafing details. Designed and conceptualised by Herzog & de Meuron, a Swiss architecture firm, the Armory has opened its doors to a myriad of art projects, such as dance recitals and music festivals.
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