• Putnam Senior Center rendering

Putnam Armory Senior Center

LLB Architects worked with the Putnam Facilities Study Group, Putnam Commission on Aging and the Putnam Recreation Department on a Feasibility Study to renovate and expand the existing Putnam Armory into a multi-use building. The existing 13,300 square foot building was built in 1955 for the National Guard Bureau. The Town of Putnam recently acquired the building in the hopes of building a shared Senior Center and Recreation Facility. The layout contained a 5,600 square foot gym in the center of the building, surrounded with program spaces. The gym will remain and serve the Senior Center during the day for multiple functions (such as dining and exercise) as well as house basketball games in the evening. The renovations would have increased the building to roughly 14,000 square foot with the addition of a new entrance and Senior Living Room. The building’s utilities would be brought up to current code compliance and all space will be handicapped accessible.