17. Fort Washington Avenue Armory, 22nd Corps of Engineers

Year Built: 1911

Where: 216 Fort Washington Ave.

The Fort Washington Avenue Armory in Washington Heights is well known in the track & field world. It houses the National Track and Field Hall of Fame and on the third floor, the New Balance Track and Field Center: a full indoor track with 6 lanes of 200 meters and equipment for field events. The interior can be surprising as this huge brick armory has elements of Classical and of Romanesque Revival styles.