Park Avenue Armory

Akustiks is working with the Seventh Regiment Armory Conservancy to transform the historic Park Avenue Armory into a multi-faceted cultural arts center. Our work encompasses restoration of period rooms by 19th Century design luminaries such as Stanford White and Louis Comfort Tiffany as well as the adaptive re-use of the dramatic 55,000 square foot Drill Hall with its soaring vaulted roof.

Project Location: New York, NY

Client Name: Seventh Regiment Armory Conservancy

Project Name: Park Avenue Armory

Architect: Herzog & De Meuron / PBDW Architects

Theatre Consultant: Fisher Dachs Associates

Project Year: Current

Project Size: 55,000 sq ft

Project Cost: US $200,000,000

With the exquisite renovation of the Board of Officers Room…the Armory now has a space for chamber music which marries excellent acoustics and an austerely elegant Gilded Age interior.”
– The New York Times

…it was a block of music that made you think, as the [Veterans] Room does: Take note. Listen deeply. The rest of the world is not like this…that sublime and exclusive room, almost too opulent for this world.”
– The New York Times



  • The Palladio Award, Commercial Restoration and Renovation, 2017
  • New York Landmarks Conservancy Lucy G. Moses Award, 2014
  • Preservation League of New York State Award, 2014
  • National Trust for Historic Preservation Awards Program, 2014
  • AIA New York Chapter Design Award, 2014


Photos © by James Ewing


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