8. There’s a Homeless Shelter Inside the Fort Washington Avenue Armory

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A portion of the Fort Washington Avenue Armory still functions as a homeless shelter, with a separate entrance on the 168th Street, caring for 200 mentally-ill men. According to Alberto, “during the city’s housing crisis in the 1980s, the facility was re-purposed into a homeless shelter,” with the beds located inside the floor of the drill hall.