Torpedo Factory Art Center
City of Alexandria, Virginia
—Dedicated April 30, 1983 —
The Torpedo Factory Art Center Building was formerly a munitions plant during World Wars I and II. In September, 1974, the Art Center opened in the Torpedo Factory as a Bicentennial project. The idea was conceived by Marian Van Landingham, a local artist, who became the Center’s first director. The Alexandria City Council approved the rehabilitation of this building for the continuing use by artists and the community.
Location. 38° 48.298′ N, 77° 2.411′ W. Marker is in Alexandria, Virginia. Marker is on North Union Street. Click for map. The marker is located on the left side of the entrance doors. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 North Union Street, Alexandria VA 22314, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Fitzgerald (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Waterfront Walk
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • War, World I • War, World II •
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